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Nurse Consultant

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 44361

Reference: 44361

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

 Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultants to join the Palliative Care Service co-located with comprehensive cancer services at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre at Austin Health. There is 1.4 EFT permanent hours available, including a rotational 4 hour Saturday morning shift.


Palliative Care Services include a 24-bed specialist inpatient Palliative Care Unit, a Consultancy service to inpatients of the Austin Hospital, an Outpatient Clinic, a Palliative Care Acute Transition Home (PATH) service and liaising with regional Community Palliative Care Services for the support of patients at home. The Palliative Care CNC forms an integral part of all elements of the Palliative Care Service.


To be successful in this role you must be/have:



  • Registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

  • Post graduate qualification in palliative care nursing or equivalent

  • Significant specialist palliative care experience, with experience in a senior nursing role

  • Evidence of a commitment to excellence in the care of palliative care patients, with demonstrated understanding of the care and management in an inpatient, ambulatory and community setting 


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Nurse Consultant

Job type:

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Contact:

Helen Longton - (03) 9496 9746
helen.longton@austin.org.au
Sarah Charlton - (04) 2040 8052
sarah.charlton@austin.org.au

Nurse Consultant