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June

Cancer Nurse Consultant

GENESISCARE - Fitzroy, VIC

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do your life's best work!

As the Cancer Nurse Consultant, you are responsible for providing individualised and coordinated care for patients requiring radiotherapy in their cancer trajectory.

This role will ensure that treatment and care is planned and delivered in partnership with patients and families. This will be delivered through effective and timely communication with patients, families, and carers.

The Clinical Nurse Consultant also provides expert clinical advice to patients, carers and other health care professionals and facilitates care management plans for patients who are referred to GenesisCare and who are discharged back to their health service provider.

This will be delivered by drawing on evidence-based nursing and supportive care interventions to respond to identified physical and/or psychosocial issues based on comprehensive clinical assessment. This role will also contribute to quality and best practice nursing standards and liaise closely with the clinical and operational staff at GenesisCare.

What you will do:

Patient care coordination and education

  • Creates links and liaises closely with health services to ensure a seamless transition of patients between their primary health provider to GenesisCare St. Vicent's
  • Attends multidisciplinary meetings where required to remain informed and plan patient care.
  • Provides expert clinical advice to patients, carers, and other health care professionals.
  • * Undertakes a patient assessment to develop, facilitate and evaluate the care management plan for patients with complex health needs
  • Provides education on complex clinical issues to patients and carers.
  • To remain the point of contact for patients, staff and other health services involved in the patient care.
  • Contributes to and develops evidence-based patient information
  • Liaises, refers and communicates effectively with the primary health care team.

Professional Leadership and Clinical practice

  • To be recognised as role model and expert clinician in the delivery of cancer care
  • Provides leadership in the ongoing review of best practice and contributes to the development and delivery of nursing education.
  • Participates in state and national working parties both internal and external to GenesisCare.
  • Assumes leadership roles, which promote broader advancement of clinical practice, e.g. membership in relevant interest groups and nursing committees both internally and externally.
  • Identifies and adopts innovative clinical practice models e.g. implementation and evaluation of new treatments, technologies, and therapeutic techniques relating to Cancer and radiotherapy.

Research and Quality Improvement

  • Initiates and utilises findings of research in the provision of clinical services.
  • Initiates, conducts and disseminates the findings of locally based research related to cancer and radiotherapy.
  • Manages research projects requiring clinical contribution from others.
  • Participates and collaborates in the design and conduct of research and quality improvement initiatives.

Clinical Service Planning and Management

  • Develops effective relationships with key stakeholders to achieve better outcomes for patients.
  • Contributes to the development and management of clinical processes, e.g. care maps, clinical pathways and policies and procedures.
  • Implements systems and processes to plan and co-ordinate patient care across the cancer trajectory.

How to apply

To be involved in this exciting career opportunity, please click apply and submit your cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria above and a copy of your resume. Applications for this role close at 5pm on Friday 4 June 2021.

Who you are:

  • Registration as a Nurse with AHPRA.
  • At least five years' experience and demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the care of people with cancer
  • Postgraduate Qualification in Oncology Nursing, Advanced Nursing, or a related field.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development at master's Level
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and plan the care of people with cancer across the continuum of care.
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality of patient care.
  • A proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Word processing and computer skills

What's in it for you:

  • No Weekend work on a rotating roster
  • Work within a great team, dedicated to providing the best patient experience
  • Training and ongoing support
  • Work for a growing, purpose driven organisation who live and breathe their values.
  • Contribute to our growth
  • Thriving close-knit culture and communities
  • Work with the leading technology and world class facilities

Who we are:

We are 5500+ highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain, China and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, heart and sleep disease.

Global care

Across the world, we have more than 440+ centres to help us bring the right care to our patients. For radiation therapy, that includes 14 centres in the UK, 21 in Spain, 36 in Australia and 300 in the U.S. We also offer cardiology and sleep services at more than 80 locations across Australia. Every year our team sees more than 400,000 people globally.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do-whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build culture of 'care' that is patient focused and performance driven. Our people promise is "do your life's best work, by always growing, having a profound human impact and making great things happen together." If you'd like to make a difference, join us at GenesisCare.

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