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Registered Nurse Transition to Specialty Practice

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

Transition to Specialty Nurse Program - Cancer Care 2023

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: Registered Nurse year 1-8
  • Remuneration: $33.97 - $47.69 per hour
  • 4x Temporary Full Time roles – 12 month contracts

 About the role

The Transition to Specialty Nursing Practice cancer care program gives the Registered Nurse with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to ensure the delivery of a high standard of practice to the cancer patient. The program will be conducted over a 12 month period with rotation into 4 distinct cancer services (inpatient oncology, inpatient haematology, outpatient chemotherapy and palliative care) and will comprise both theoretical and clinical components.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan appropriate care in consultation with patient and the multidisciplinary team
  • Prioritise and implement planned care to achieve expected outcomes of established priorities
  • Evaluate patient progress and revise nursing interventions where required
  • Complete accurate documentation of nursing care and patient’s progress in medical records and communicate to other team members
  • Completion of all rotations and assessment items as per the program  

What you bring 

  • Registered Nurse with current Authority to Practice with AHPRA
  • Completed minimum one year post graduate nursing experience
  • Demonstrated desire to further education in cancer nursing
  • Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Calvary as it applies to the Hospital and the ability and desire to uphold these principles

For further information please contact Marissa Ledlin - Nursing Unit Manager on marissa.ledlin@calvarymater.org.au or 40143826 

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.

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.

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