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Breast Care Coordinator

Job posted: 03/06/2021
Applications close: 18/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23305

Reference: 23305

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Position title: Breast care Nurse, Breast Care Service - 5 Noth



  • Ongoing Position

  • 24 hours Hours per week - Monday, wednesday and Friday


The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.


Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.


The Women’s provides a comprehensive breast care service in partnership with the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre partners (The Royal Melbourne Hospital). The breast service offers assessment, diagnostic and treatment services to women with benign and malignant breast disease.  The breast service employs specialist breast surgeons, medical oncologists, senior breast care nurses and breast care nurses, to provide outpatient and inpatient services. Care is delivered using a multidisciplinary approach, facilitated by regular tumour board and supportive care meetings. The breast care service has a central role in the co-ordination of care throughout diagnosis, treatment and follow up.


The role of the Breast Care Nurse is to provide clinical nursing leadership for the breast service ensuring continuity of care and follow up for women with breast service requirements. Specifically, the nurse will:



  • In collaboration and consultation with the Senior Breast Care Nurse and the multidisciplinary team provide direct care to women with cancer and their carer’s.

  • In consultation with the clinical team, co-ordinate, monitor and review patient treatment plans Facilitate access and referrals to the Women’s Breast care Service as appropriate

  • Manage interdisciplinary communication and relationships relevant to patient care

  • Ensure that services are woman-focused; integrated; consistent and evidenced based


To be successful within this role you will need to have:



  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Registered Nurse

  • Demonstrable clinical experience working in Women’s Health Nursing and working effectively across a multidisciplinary team

  • Developed skills in managing the impact of Breast Cancer on body image and sexuality.

  • Demonstrated commitment to high quality health care, quality assurance and evidence-based practice in health care service delivery.

  • High level communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels.

  • Understanding of the purpose of research and evidence based practice in health services

  • Experience using Microsoft applications, relational data base, email and the internet.


Our offering


When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.


Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/


We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 


The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.


It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'


Ready to make the move?


For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.


All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.


If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au


Breast Care Coordinator

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Contact:

Rachael Andrews - (03) 8345 3545

Breast Care Coordinator