Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Exciting new position within the current Lung Transplant Nursing team
Fulltime position, although part time applicants will be considered
Heart and Lung Transplant Services – Nursing
The transplant services cross both cardiac and respiratory services with the Heart & Lung Transplant service provision providing pre and post- transplant care.
The Transplant Ambulatory Care- Respiratory nurse provides holistic care to the lung transplant patient and their carer/s throughout the transplant journey from pre-transplantation through to ambulaory care post transplantation. The Transplant Ambulatory Care Respiratory nurse has the clinical expertise to assess, plan, facilitate, implement and monitor the care of patients in the lung transplant unit. This position also works as part of a team in the process of recipient Transplant Coordination, both within and out of hours.
Registered as a Registered Nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA.
Extensive acute clinical nursing experience – Respiratory, Cardiothoracic and Lung +/- Heart transplantation experience an advantage.
Working with children certificate
Understanding of ambulatory care models.
Relevant post-graduate diploma or certificate is preferable
Recent leadership position.
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.