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Registered Nurse Div 1

Summary

  • Full Time Position Available
  • Werribee Location
  • Attractive salary and salary packaging benefits available

An opportunity has arisen for a Grade 3 Registered Nurse to join the nursing team within Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC). Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care registered nurse will provide palliative care to MCMPC clients in accordance with the, values, policies and procedures of MCMPC, and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.
Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care provides 24-hour service 7 days a week.

About the role

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care registered nurse will provide palliative care to MCMPC clients in accordance with the, values, policies and procedures of Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care, and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Screen clients, carers and families for clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, focusing on strengths and challenges, social supports, financial and legal concerns
  • Plan and coordinate services (with other agencies or disciplines) relating to end of life care with all clients and carers
  • Deliver a high standard of care regardless of clients’ or colleagues’ differing values, beliefs, culture and social context.

Skills and experience

Essential:

  • Minimum 4 years’ postgraduate work experience in palliative care or oncology.
  • Demonstrated high level of skill in clinical decision-making.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Sensitivity to people living with a terminal condition and those who are dying or bereaved.

Download a position description for the full duties and key selection criteria

How to apply

  • Applications should include a current CV and cover letter. You should also address the key selection criteria.
  • If you are a current MCM employee, please submit your application via the myHR job board
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications close date 31/10/2021. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

For more details or assistance with application submission please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police Check (which includes Proof of Identity Check), Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Right to Work in Australia and current and valid driver licence. All costs associated with safety checks (except National Police Check) will be at applicants’ expense.

Position details

  • Date posted

    04 October 2021
  • Closing Date

    31 October 2021
  • Location

    Thornbury
  • Work type

    Casual
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