About the role
Mater’s Cancer Care Services has a permanent full time opportunity for an exceptional Registered Nurse to join the team within the Haematology and Oncology ward.
Our Haematology and Oncology service provides specialist care to oncology/haematology and palliative patients, their families and visitors. This team of professionals work together as a unit, going above and beyond to continue to provide an exceptional level of care and deliver the highest level of clinical standards for the unit.
Salary range: $33.73 – $43.34 (Registered Nurse Level 1) per hour plus superannuation
What you’ll be doing
You will become an integral part of the team that is passionate about making a difference in the lives of those you care for, while making a positive contribution to the overall standard of care delivered by the unit. You will join a team of highly skilled multidisciplinary professionals, and your enthusiasm and dedication for nursing will be highly valued within a supportive and professional environment.
Whilst maintaining the highest level of clinical standards for the unit you will be responsible for:
- Achieving optimal patient outcomes throughout their disease trajectory
- Demonstrating clinical expertise and knowledge of chemotherapy and targeted therapy administration, central venous line management, and the management of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation
- Implementing strategies to ensure that quality and risk management are integrated into service provision
- Maintaining current knowledge and skills to ensure continued professional growth
- Supporting the Nurse Manager in the review of service provided
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- Current AHPRA nursing registration as a Registered Nurse
- Considerable demonstrated experience in oncology or haematology
- High level skills in problem-solving, communication, coordination and time management
- The ability to contribute effectively and efficiently within a busy, multidisciplinary team environment
While not essential, applicants who currently have or are studying towards a tertiary qualification within this clinical speciality would be highly regarded.
Why join us?
This is your opportunity to be part of a team who embrace individuality by providing an environment that supports not only patients and their families but also the staff looking after them.
Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to working on behalf of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options and subsidised meals on offer at our onsite cafes.
For further information, please contact Rob Cornish, Nurse Unit Manager on 07 3163 8010
Closing date for applications is Sunday 22 July 2018.
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