Registered Nurse Grade 2

Job posted: 04/02/2020
Applications close: 03/03/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 32169

Reference: 32169

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 a permanent full time experienced Registered Nurses - Division 1 to join our ward - 6 South.

6 South is a 32 bed acute oncology & urology ward based within the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre). 6 South manages the inpatient care of all oncology tumor streams. The ONJ Centre also includes haematology and palliative care wards, day oncology and apheresis, radiation oncology, specialist clinics, clinical trials and laboratory research, wellness and information centres. This enables the integration of clinical care with wellness and research for the best outcomes and patient experience.

These roles will give the successful applicants the opportunity to specialise in oncological or surgical nursing while still having exposure to the other. Joining 6South, you can expect a highly professional multi-disciplinary team with support to expand and develop skills in a multitude of areas.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

Essential for Performance in the Position

  • A commitment to Austin Health values: Our actions show we care, we bring our best, together we achieve and we shape the future. 

  • Registered Nurse, Division 1 (General) or Enrolled Nurse, Division 2 (General)  - AHPRA

  • A minimum of one year acute nursing experience in oncology nursing

  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety, including participation in the organisational and local mandatory training requirements

  • Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

  • Patient/consumer focused approach to care delivery

  • Ability to problem solve in a variety of situations

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility in working hours

Desirable but not essential for Performance in the Position

  • Clinical experience in urology nursing. 

  • A sound understanding of information technology including clinical systems and applications relevant to clinical care of patients (i.e. Cerner, Medtrak, Kronos)

  • Experience and proficiency in keyboarding and Computer skills.

  • Post Graduate Qualifications, or working towards same, in a Surgical or Oncology Discipline

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

Registered Nurse Grade 2

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Sean Mace - (03) 9496 3505
sean.mace@austin.org.au - (__) ____ ____

Registered Nurse Grade 2