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Project Officer - Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC)

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 13/07/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Projects, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27353

Reference: 27353

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Projects, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Project Officer – Symptom and Urgent Review Clinics (SURC)



  • Limited Term, Part-Time till July 2023

  • Mon – Fri hours

  • Generous salary + super + salary packaging


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is a significant provider of cancer services to patients and their families in the eastern region of Melbourne. Eastern Health delivers bed-based and ambulatory services for patients with cancer through multidisciplinary teams including surgery, radiotherapy, medical oncology, palliative care, Hospital in the Home and oncology rehabilitation.


About the role


An opportunity has arisen in Eastern Health's Cancer Services for an enthusiastic nurse or allied health professional who has a keen interest in improving health outcomes for people with cancer. This project pilot will involve working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team within the Speciality Medicine Program to establish and implement processes for the Symptom and Urgent Review Clinics to engage in the most appropriate and patient-centred manner with vulnerable cohorts of patients including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and those who may be experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Current Registration Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or aligned professional group

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent organisation, time-management skills and attention to detail

  • Evidence of a commitment to excellence in the care of cancer patients

  • Experience in initiating and managing projects within a health setting

  • Experience in liaising and communicating with key project stakeholders

  • Excellent written and verbal reporting skills

  • Data management and analysis

  • Computer skills commensurate with writing reports, developing presentations, and data management

  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision


Desirable but not essential for performance in the position:



  • Clinical experience in working with older people and their families in an acute health service environment

  • Sound understanding of the cancer optimal care pathway

  • Change management experience within a health setting

  • Comprehensive understanding of the issues for people with a cancer diagnosis

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.


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 and 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.**

Project Officer - Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

MICHELE GODING - (03) 9895 4840
Martina Sheehy - (03) 9895 3439

Project Officer - Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC)