Hospital in the Home Oncology Nurse

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 26/08/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 26954

Reference: 26954

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Hospital in the Home Oncology Nurse

  • Multiple permanent positions available

  • Grade 3

  • Rotating Roster (flexible hours)

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Eastern Health Oncology in the Home program is currently expanding its program to provide a range of Oncology treatments in the home.

The Grade 3B Hospital in the Home (HITH) Oncology Nurse maintains a continuum of acute inpatient care that is delivered within the community setting. A 3B nurse functions as a sole practitioner and is required to provide both safe and competent care as part of a multidisciplinary team, to coordinate and provide an expert clinical service at anj advanced level, in line with relevant standards, guidelines and policies of Eastern Health.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Current registration with AHPRA

  • Minimum of 3 years recent Oncology/Haematology experience

  • Postgraduate or working towards Oncology highly desirable

  • Minimum Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course clinical competency or similar

  • Highly developed clinical skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal and problem-solving experience

  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Strong interest in community care

  • Work with a creative Multidisciplinary team

  • Well-developed problem-solving skills

  • Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Hospital in the Home Oncology Nurse

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Anne-Maree Pinder - (03) 9871 3197

Hospital in the Home Oncology Nurse