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Palliative Registered Nurse - Mary Potter Hospice

  • North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006
  • Permanent

Registered Nurse – Mary Potter Hospice

Do you have a passion for palliative care?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly skilled Registered Nurse to provide specialist clinical support in one of Australia’s leading palliative care facilities.

We have multiple part time and casual positions available working 15-30 hours per week.


About the role

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing safe, effective and appropriate patient care in a patient-focused environment.

Working over a 7 day rotating roster, the Palliative Care Registered Nurse provides excellence in health care standards, practices in accordance with legal requirements and the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of Calvary North Adelaide Hospital. As the Palliative Care Registered Nurse, you will actively participate in all aspects of the palliative care service in Mary Potter Hospice.

  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Using a holistic palliative patient centred approach to patient assessment and care
  • Maintaining high quality care for each patient
  • Evaluating outcomes of care and initiating appropriate follow-up
  • Develop patient care pathways which consider priorities, time frames actions and outcomes.
  • Evaluating and altering the patient care pathways in relation to changing patient needs in consultation with the Clinical Manager/Clinical Nurse/ Multi Disciplinary team.

What you bring 

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in palliative care nursing
  • Ability to work unsupervised, proficiently and in an organised manner during periods of high demand and activity
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the requirements of the National Standards for Safety and Quality in Healthcare, relevant legislations,  policies and procedures
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

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:

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

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application with a cover letter addressed to "Clinical Manager - Mary Potter Hospice".

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.

Consistent with our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect, Calvary is committed to providing a safe environment to all workers, residents, clients and visitors. As a result Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers and a mandatory Influenza vaccination requirement for residential aged care workers unless assessed as exempt. Evidence of vaccination will be required to be provided during the recruitment process.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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