Registered Nurse - McCulloch House Palliative Care

Job posted: 04/06/2021
Applications close: 18/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 47726

Reference: 47726

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.

About McCulloch House, Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

McCulloch House is a dedicated centre of excellence in palliative care and oncology, offering symptom management and end-of-life care to inpatients with complex needs. As a purpose built 16-bed palliative care unit, we support approx. 500 patients per year. Our aim is to assess the needs of patients and their caregivers in relation to symptom management, respite and supportive care.

Located at Monash Medical Centre (Clayton), McCulloch House, liaising closely with both acute wards and community nursing teams along with a team of specialist medical and allied health staff we are committed to providing the best evidence-based care and support research and education to improve the knowledge base in this unique area.

About The Role

McCulloch House is fortunate enough to have a new opportunity for a Registered Nurse to expand their experience and passion in Palliative Care and Oncology Services, working across a rotating roster, 7 days a week.

Complete your Post Graduate Qualification with the support of specialist nursing staff in Palliative Care

You will make a difference by supporting patients and working closely with families to provide holistic care in a supportive environment, both autonomously and collaboratively, alongside a wide variety of medical specialties. We work with commitment to the principles of palliative care and evidence-based practice in this important moment of life.

We look to build strong rapport and to have confidence in our nursing team providing patient advocacy and preservation of dignity in end of life care or management of their circumstances.

About You

You are an experienced Nurse, with a comprehensive understanding of Palliative care or you bring genuine passion and interest to this unique environment. We would also be interested in candidates with experience from Oncology, Haematology and Acute Care as a comparative to undertake this role, bringing your ability to think critically and problem-solve.

With excellent communication and negotiation skills, you have the resilience to manage your responsibilities across a variable unit as a part of a devoted team.

You are also:

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
    an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What you Need:

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Working with Children Check (Employee)

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • Clinical support while you complete your studies

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply:

Please list in your cover letter if you are interested in the Permanent Part Time position or the Part Time Fixed Term position ending Sept 2021.

Monash Health recognises 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.

Monash Health recognises 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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health.

Apply for this role if you want to join us to provide respectful, kind and compassionate care in a unique Nursing role!

Registered Nurse - McCulloch House Palliative Care

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided


Janet Walker - 9594 5320

Registered Nurse - McCulloch House Palliative Care