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February

Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy

Latrobe Regional Hospital - Traralgon, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.


LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool. LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Chemotherapy Nurse to join the Chemotherapy Day Unit at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a permanent basis


Reporting to the Chemotherapy Nurse Unit Manager the successful applicant will play an important role in delivering cancer care of patients diagnosed with malignancies.


The Chemotherapy Day Unit also encompasses a wide variety of medical infusions and procedures, including but not limited to infusional treatment for Crohns disease, Multiple sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis. Medical procedures include abdominal paracentesis, bone marrow biopsies, venesections and intravesical treatments.


The successful applicant will be required to:



  • Demonstrate a high level of competence in cancer care nursing.

  • Provide high level care co-ordination of patients with a malignancy.

  • Demonstrate a high level professional engagement and communication skills with a number of clinicians in a multidisciplinary team

  • A commitment to the National Standards and compliance with the ACQSHC National standards

  • Sound clinical assessment, decision making and problem solving skills

  • Works well independently and within a team

  • Good computer skills

  • Be flexible and adaptable

  • A commitment to professional development for yourself and others.
     


The successful applicant will require:


1. Current registration with AHPRA, Registered Nurse, with at least 1 years’ experience in Oncology and Haematology Nursing


2. Relevant experience demonstrating the appropriate competencies and skills for antineoplastic administration and management


3. Completion of the Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course or Equivalent


4. Current and satisfactory Working with Children Check (where relevant) as per Working with Children Act 2005


5. Current and satisfactory Police Check (must comply with Aged Care Act 1997 Accountability Amendment Principles 2012 if working in Aged Care settings)


For further information about this position please contact Meagan Hecker , Chemotherapy Nurse Unit Manager on (03) 5173 8846.


Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.


Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.


LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.


Traralgon, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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