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Cancer Care Co-ordinator (Head & Neck/Thyroid)

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Oct 16 2022

Cancer Care Co-ordinator (Head & Neck/Thyroid)

Cancer Care Coordinators

Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Classification: Clinical Nurse Consult Grade 2 Year 1-2
  • Remuneration: $62.08 - $63.32 per hour
  • Temporary Full Time – September 2025

About the role

The Head & Neck/Thyroid Cancer Care Co-ordinator provides expert clinical advice to patients, carers and other health care professionals and is a member of the Head & Neck and Thyroid Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) and is responsible for the coordination of care for patients with head and neck and thyroid cancers across the Hunter New England Area Health Service (HNEAHS).

The co-ordinator will play a critical role in the organisation and running of the MDT and be able to provide support to patients receiving care under multiple disciplines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership in the ongoing review of clinical practice for a more complex service i.e. a service provided at multiple sites or by multiple CNCs across an area health service.
  • Participates on state and on national working parties.
  • Participates in formal and informal education programs.
  • Contributes to formal service and strategic planning processes within the organisation.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates annual plan for nurse consultancy service.

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem solving ability to break down complex problems and develop a range of solutions based on specialist expert knowledge of Oncology.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the physical and psychosocial needs of patients with head and neck cancer and treatment modalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in periods of high demand, and as a member multidisciplinary team.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact  Nicole Feenan - Director of Nursing and Cancer Services on Nicole.Feenan@calvarymater.org.au or (02) 4014 4705

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

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