Wards>Nursing & Midwifery
regional-nsw,nsw
Regional,NSW
2024/03/26
Published 26 March 2024


The Role:

As a permanent Clinical or Registered Nurse within the Newcastle Chemo in the home team, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive care to individuals requiring chemotherapy and immunotheraoy infusions in their home.

Responsibilities will encompass skills of an experienced Oncology and Hematology registered nurse with a minimum of 2 years experience, with previous experience in a community setting advantageous.
You will be allocated a health service vehicle or authorised to use your own vehicle according to your working hours to deliver infusions in clients homes and will see and treat up to 6 clients per day.

The hours of this role are Monday – Friday, 8-4pm with the flexibility for weekend hours.

This dynamic oncology role will involve collaboration within a multidisciplinary team, assessment and planning of patient care, medication administration (chemotherapy and immunotherapy), and maintaining accurate documentation.

With this role you will experience:

  • Diverse Working Environments
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Professional Growth
  • A Supportive Employer

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary package of up to $49.89 per hour depending on experience + penalty rates and superannuation.
  • Meaningful Impact: Make a positive impact on the lives of those with acute conditions and diagnosis’s, contributing to their health journey.
  • Support: Join a supportive work environment that offers opportunities where every day is different with the potential to advance your career.

The Location:

  • Scenic Beauty: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Newcastle, located in the Hunter New England Local health district, known for its stunning beaches and only a 2 hour drive North of Sydney.
  • Community Focus: Experience the warmth of a close-knit community that values well- being and inclusivity.
  • Cultural Offerings: Discover local events, festivals, and cultural experiences that add vibrancy to the region.

Criteria:
To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority.
  • Current Australian “C class” Driver’s License.
  • National Police Clearance certificate.
  • Minimum requirement of 2 years’ experience in Oncology or Haematology and experienced with chemotherapy and immunotherapy administration.
  • An understanding of the issues facing people receiving ongoing treatment for cancer and other chronic health conditions.
  • Experienced in IV cannulation and Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) Management.
  • Well organised, with the capacity to adapt to new opportunities and challenges.
  • Highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously in the community, as well as within a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • High level of computer literacy and IT skills.
  • Experience in working in a domiciliary setting, or in a role requiring autonomous decision making; and
  • Flexible and adaptive to meet changing needs of clients, service delivery and company requirements.

If you’re enthusiastic about making a positive impact and meet the criteria above, we encourage you to apply for this meaningful permanent opportunity.
Join us in contributing to the well-being of individuals facing health challenges and diagnosis’s.

‘Please click “apply” or for a confidential chat call Nichola Addison on 07 3497 6763 or email nichola.addison@cmr.com.au

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