Registered Nurse - Cancer Services

Job posted: 04/11/2022
Applications close: 02/12/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43548

Reference: 43548

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Registered Nurse - Cancer Services

Our Cancer Services at Western Health are seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join our team.  Cancer Services provides a range of services including Day Oncology, Radiotherapy, Oncology Hospital in the Home and Inpatient Oncology care.  Cancer Services at Western health operates at Sunshine and is currently offering the following exciting opportunities:

The below selection criteria applies to all vacancies listed:

  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Competency in intravenous and cannulation and the management of centrally venous access devices
  • Competency in the administration of antineoplastic drugs (eviQ ADAC competency or equivalent) with relevant clinical experience
  • Knowledge and experience within a Dialysis unit
  • Minimum 12 months working experience within an Australian hospital setting (not including placements)
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • A commitment to high quality and ongoing to maintain a culture of patient centred care.
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work a rotating roster
  • Possess excellent clinical skills

IMPORTANT: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position and site you are applying for

Registered Nurse – Day Oncology
Permanent Part Time – 48 Hours per fortnight

The Registered Nurse administers chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other therapeutic treatment to patients affected by cancer, provides patient education and symptom management. Applicants must be competent in chemotherapy administration, intravenous cannulation and central line management.

Ambulatory Cancer Services is currently seeking a highly motivated, patient focused Oncology Registered Nurse to join our Chemotherapy Day Unit. As a member of the Ambulatory Cancer Services team, the Registered Nurse is at the forefront of the provision of high quality nursing care provided to oncology patients on a day-to-day basis. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Will need a minimum of at least 4 years full time or equivalent experience in oncology/haematology
  • Certification in chemotherapy administration via an approved course
  • Proven ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary health care team
  • A commitment to high quality patient care

Position Closes 5th December, 2022

Registered Nurse - Bank

Bank nurses at Western Health are managed by the Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) and are able to work across a variety of wards at Western Health. Bank nurses are required to be available a minimum of one shift a fortnight and are able to pick up shift vacancies as they arise. Shift vacancies are sent out by our allocations team and work opportunities and shift offers will depend on the organisations vacancies each day. Working on Bank provides nurses a great opportunity to develop and expand their clinical skills and to experience a variety of different work places.

  • Able to commit to a minimum of one shift a fortnight
  • Willing to work across a variety of clinical settings and wards at Western Health


REMINDER: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Registered Nurse - Cancer Services

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) - 8345 4040

Registered Nurse - Cancer Services