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Enrolled Nurse with Medication Endorsement

Summary

  • An opportunity has arisen for an Enrolled 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 Enrolled 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 organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

About the role

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care Enrolled 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:

  • Provide holistic support, advocacy and relevant education and practical support advice to clients and carers
  • Engage in symptom assessment, care plan development, and planned follow up requirements in consultation with Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Deliver a high standard of care regardless of clients’ or colleagues’ differing values, beliefs, culture and social context.
  • Recognise and acknowledge care provided within the scope of own practice in relation to components of care, i.e. medication management, catheter insertion and management, wound management, manual handling.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience as an Enrolled Nurse across relevant hospital or community-based settings, i.e. hospital based Palliative Care, Oncology, Haematology, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), Community based Post-Acute Care, Transition Care Program, Home Care Agencies
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting
  • Sensitivity to people living with a terminal condition and those who are dying or bereaved
  • COVID -19 Vaccination or medical exception.

A position description containing further information is attached here.
MCM website: Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

For enquiries about this role please contact Nicole Spina on 99770026.

Benefits
We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
  • Applications should include a current CV and cover letter addressing 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 date5pm on Sunday 7th of November 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

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Out of Home Carer Registration, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity
At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.  

Our commitment to safety
MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

 

 

Position details

  • Date posted

    13 October 2021
  • Closing Date

    07 November 2021
  • Location

    Thornbury
  • Work type

    Part-Time
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