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Clinical Nurse - Day Chemotherapy Suite
Permanent part-time 0.8
  • On site subsidised car park
  • Supportive leadership and team culture
  • State of the art suite

Located on the edge of Adelaide's CBD adjacent to the beautiful South Eastern Park Lands, St Andrew's is the largest independent private Hospital in Australia, with more than 30,000 procedures being performed each year.  Our patients are admitted electively or via our Emergency Service, and we have the state's most comprehensive cancer care facility with all services located on one site.  Building on our successful base, in 2018 we completed a $50 million upgrade and expansion of our clinical facilities with more improvements planned for 2020 and beyond.

 

St Andrew's provides a comprehensive suite of cancer services, offering patients the medical expertise and support services expected from a centre of excellence. The Chemotherapy Suite, located in the St Andrew's Medical Centre, consists of 19 purpose built treatment areas in a contemporary, light filled state-of-the-art facility allowing us to be South Australia’s most comprehensive and complete provider of private oncology services in Adelaide. Our network of surgical, radiotherapy and medical facilities and on site access to pathology and pharmacy services promotes a seamless and high standard care to our chemotherapy patients.

 

About you & the role:

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a solid background in a Day Chemotherapy Suite setting and previous leadership experience, or is a great next step for someone with aspirations towards a career in nursing leadership. As 2IC to the Clinical Manager, you will assist in the coordination of the Suite in consultation with other clinical leaders throughout the Hospital, whilst also delivering hands on excellent patient care.

 

Our Clinical Nurses perform an important leadership role by promoting a culture of clinical excellence based on person centred care. You will provide clinical guidance and support to nursing staff, whilst assisting the Clinical Manager to effectively coordinate the team to deliver superior outcomes for our patients. Our Clinical Nurses also hold responsibility for a portfolio of work (supported by the CM).

 

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering and monitoring day-to-day nursing practice in line with clinical standards, policies and procedures
  • Assisting the Clinical Manager to monitor and manage the performance of nursing staff within the work area, including mentoring and coaching others, and contributing to their ongoing professional education
  • Liaising with Medical Officers and other medical professionals to ensure optimal patient outcomes and care
  • Contributing to initiatives and projects that improve patient care
  • Liaise and maintains positive public relations with Doctors and rooms staff
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Manager supports, encourages and institutes change in the workplace.     
  • Use computer word processing, outlook, spreadsheet, and database software
  • Providing superior level of support to the CM – maintaining a professional approach at all times.

Competencies in EviQ ADAC Modules, PICC, PORT and IV Cannulation skills are highly desirable. Relevant post graduate Certificate or Diploma in Oncology or Haematology will be well regarded.

 

In this role you will be given the chance to grow and enhance your capability within a highly supportive environment. Your career development will be enabled through one-on-one mentoring and coaching, as well as a range of in-house leadership development programs aimed at equipping you to be the best leader you can be. Further information can be found by viewing the attached position description. 

 

Hours:

 

This is a permanent part-time position with hours to be negotiated with the successful candidate (ideally 0.8 FTE across a 10 day roster).

 

Benefits and Culture:

 

At St Andrew’s we believe that relationships matter, and our people are the key to our success. Our committed leadership team, and open and inclusive culture, is reflected in our significant levels of staff tenure and high job satisfaction.

 

With a commitment to medical and surgical excellence, we encourage our front-line staff to identify opportunities for improvement and contribute to decisions, to ensure we are able to provide the best care to our patients.

 

In addition to our positive culture, staff at St Andrew’s enjoy superior working conditions and benefits, including:

  • generous salary packaging benefits
  • regular staff recognition events
  • extensive in-house training and education programs, and support for further study
  • leadership development programs
  • competitive discounts on private health insurance and pharmaceuticals
  • a strong commitment to flexible working arrangements, including up to 16 weeks paid parental leave, and a range of well-being initiatives
  • access to subsidised on-site car parking, meals and gym facilities.

 

Further information:

 

Please contact: Jasmin Mazis, Clinical Manager, on  (08) 8408 2111 or [email protected]  and see the attached documents for information on the position, pay rates and employee benefits.

 

To Apply:

  • Click on the 'Apply Now' button.
  • Please include a cover letter together with your resume.  
  • Address applications to Jasmin Mazis, Clinical Manager.

Please note, any applications received outside of our recruitment system will be directed to reapply via this ad.

 

Applications close 5pm Friday, 3 July 2020.

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