Clinical Nurse Consultant - Cancer Care Coordinator

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Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to provide clinical expertise and consultancy through advanced clinical leadership relevant to the speciality of Cancer Nursing in Ward 2E. The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) provides direct and indirect care as required and works in collaboration with the Nurse Unit Manager, Nurse Educator and wider health care team support the clinical unit in provision of safe quality healthcare through exemplary clinical nursing standards of practice for the specialty of Cancer Nursing.

The Division of Cancer Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital is a highly developed, multidisciplinary cancer service in one of Australia's largest teaching hospitals.  The hospital provides a comprehensive adult cancer service encompassing haematological, surgical, and medical and radiation oncology specialties, including immunotherapy, cell therapy, and cancer vaccines and autologous stem cell transplantation. Cancer Services are the state referral centre for some rare malignancies and provides highly specialised care for Melanoma, Upper Gastro Intestinal, Germ Cell, Sarcoma, High Grade Lymphoma and Acute Leukaemia. This care is supported by the Stem Cell Program.

Cancer Services consists of:

  • 29 bed inpatient Haematology and Oncology Ward 2E
  • Multidisciplinary Outpatient cancer clinics located on ground floor and level 2
  • Oncology Day-care units located on level 2 (18 treatment bays), ground floor (14 treatment bays) and a 2 bed Apheresis unit providing stem cell and therapeutic services.
  • Radiation Therapy Services at the Ipswich Road and Raymond Terrace forms part of the Southern Queensland Radiation Oncology Services providing cost-effective radiation oncology services, within clinically appropriate timeframes.
  • Large clinical trials department and staff with national and International reputation
  • Breast screen Service based at QEII hospital
  • Clinical Trials Units based at PAG and Raymond Terrace with close links to TRI
  • QCCAT and Queensland Cancer Registry Team
  • Existence of two large tissue banks,
  • An established intellectual environment and research culture
  • Strong tradition of basic and clinical research with success in research translation

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Benefits

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ( http://www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team )




28 July 2020
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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