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Registered Nurses | Oncology | Box Hill & Maroondah Hospitals

Job posted: 08/07/2022
Applications close: 02/09/2022 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27607

Reference: 27607

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Registered Nurses – Oncology – Box Hill and Maroondah



  • Oncology and Haematology Units – Box Hill and Maroondah Hospitals

  • Permanent, full- and part-time positions available

  • Career progression and leadership opportunities

  • $64,911.60 - $88,992.80 per annum dependent on experience (pro rata for part time)


About Eastern Health:


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the roles:


We are seeking a number of full- and part-time oncology/haematology Registered Nurses.


Our Oncology/Haematology services are seeking registered nurses with sound and recent nursing experience.


Ward 4.1 at Box Hill Hospital is a busy, 30 bed, medical oncology and haematology inpatient ward, caring for a diverse cohort of patients. We provide care to patients across all stages of the cancer care continuum, from diagnosis through to end of life and survivorship. Our patients have access to associated outpatient and community services including a number of tumour-specific clinical nurse consultants, our day oncology and medical unit (DOMU), symptom and urgent review clinic (SURC), dedicated oncology hospital in the home (HITH) and oncology rehab. We host an autologous stem cell transplant services as well as the Victorian and Tasmanian Amyloidosis Service (VTAS).


Ward 3 North at Maroondah Hospital is a dynamic, fast-paced Oncology and Specialty Medical ward that also supports endocrinology patients, respiratory and NIV and telemetry. We are friendly and supportive with a strong multi-disciplinary team focus.


You will be a valued member of a highly dedicated, multi-disciplinary team incorporating medical, nursing and allied health professionals.  We pride ourselves on going above and beyond to provide our patients with timely access to the best possible care. You will be supported by a team of experienced clinicians, including clinical educators and a cohesive leadership team. With a strong commitment to research and teaching, we offer many professional development opportunities, and our online learning platform, iLearn, holds a wealth of information to assist you with your ongoing learning and development.


Your career aspirations will be well supported at Eastern Health Oncology, with opportunities like our oncology Transition to Specialty Practice (TSP) program with biannual intakes, and annual postgraduate positions available.


Learn more about Eastern Health here


International applications welcome.


About you:


You are dedicated, empathetic and adaptable. You have excellent decision-making skills, work well in a multidisciplinary team, are comfortable accessing central lines, able to perform intravenous cannulation and have the ability to respond to transfusion reactions. Chemotherapy administration accreditation is highly desired but not an essential criterion for working in the DOMU. To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Current registration with AHPRA (essential)

  • Successful completion of a nurse graduate program (essential)

  • Recent acute nursing experience (within Australia)

  • Post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded

  • An empathetic and personable demeanour

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


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, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer:


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Work for a values-based organisation

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours; we actively encourage work-life balance

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps:


Applications will be shortlisted as received, so 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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.


Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.



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**


Registered Nurses | Oncology | Box Hill & Maroondah Hospitals

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Contact:

OLIVIA FITZGERALD

Registered Nurses | Oncology | Box Hill & Maroondah Hospitals