Nurse Manager - Haematology/Oncology, MMC

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

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54859

Reference: 54859

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health and Ward 44

Ward 44 is a 40 Bed Unit  with the  main clinical focus being  Haematology / Oncology.  A number of additional Specialty Medicine Units are also cared for on the ward, such as Dermatology, Endocrinology and Rheumatology.  This clinical diversity ensures that ward 44 is an exciting unit.

Monash Health is actively implementing the Cancer Services plan and as part of this the introduction of Cellular Therapies Program is underway.  Ward 44 will play and active role in this program and be responsible for the delivery of stem cell transplantation in the immediate future.   A collaborative and collegiate Multi-disciplinary team, work closely together to provide care for our patients and their families and the Nurse Manager role is a pivotal leadership role to support us in delivering exceptional care every time.

About the Role

This role represents an excellent opportunity for an engaged, enthusiastic and self-motivated nursing professional to lead and develop a team of up to 80 people caring for patients under Speciality Medicine.  The Nurse Manager reports to, and is supported by, the Director of Clinical Operations (DCO) Specialty Medicine.

If you are  successful, you will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team including medical, allied health, pharmacy and ward governance professionals as well as our support services and administrative teams.

If you are a charismatic, engaging clinical nurse leader with demonstrated recent experience in leading teams, we would be delighted to discuss this opportunity with you.  .   

About You

Your highly developed communication skills will help you to effectively lead, and work within, a vibrant and varied team.  Exemplary organisation skills are critical to ensure the competing priorities of the role are effectively managed within our dynamic environment.

With significant nursing experience in Chemotherapy and Cancer Nursing, you are invested in furthering your knowledge to support your frontline clinical team.  You lead by example and you thrive working in a fast paced environment.  Above all, you are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence-based nursing care to our patients.

What you need:

  • Significant clinical experience in chemotherapy/ cancer nursing who is passionate about   leadership  and patient centred care

  • A proven track record of effectively leading people to consistently perform to their potential

  • Demonstrated willingness to foster an environment of innovation and continuous improvement 

  • Current AHPRA registration and Australian working rights

Postgraduate studies in management or leadership and membership of a relevant professional nursing association will be highly regarded.

Looking after our people

Reflecting our commitment to a safe workplace, we strive to ensure that all our people:

  • work in accordance with the relevant Occupational Health and Safety, Infection Prevention and Respiratory Protection Program procedures

  • work within their scope of practice 

  • maintain currency of practice by completing all mandatory and competency assessment training 

In return:

You will appreciate the chance to apply your clinical and people leadership experience to support and develop a large nursing team. We’ll also provide you with mentorship and career guidance, and a range of avenues to support your own professional development. 

All our full-time employees can elect to accrue a day off every four weeks. 

Monash Health is a great place to work!

Based at Monash Medical Centre at Clayton, you have the option of car parking or access to public transport within walking distance. There are childcare facilities nearby and is close to local schools and shops. There are also employment benefits such as:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program

  • free flu vaccinations

  • private health insurance at discounted rates

  • health imaging services

  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Carolyn Greely on 0412032290. 

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

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

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Nurse Manager - Haematology/Oncology, MMC

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Carolyn Greely - 0412 032 290

Nurse Manager - Haematology/Oncology, MMC