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Prostate Cancer Nurse Coordinator

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 6 days ago
    Published on 6 May 2022
  • Job no: 53661
  • Category: Nurse, Clinical

Alfred Health

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.

  • Fixed Term - ending June 2023
  • Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight with ADO's
  • Classification - Registered Nurse Grade 4B 
  • Location - The Alfred
  • Great staff benefits


The Department

The Alfred Cancer Program is responsible for the overall delivery of a comprehensive cancer service which involves a range of diagnostic services, surgical, radiation and oncology therapies for prostate cancer patients. The Prostate Cancer Nurse Specialist will work in partnership across all of these services and other health organisations to contribute to the continuity and quality of care for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.


The Role 

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced registered nurse to work closely with the Prostate Foundation of Australia and The Alfred Hospital to be an expert point of contact for prostate cancer patients and their families in providing both psychosocial and clinical support. The Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse provides evidence-based education, support and care coordination across the entire care continuum and is required to develop and implement a coordinated, seamless, patient focused approach in the provision of prostate cancer nursing care.



  • Registered Nurse with AHPRA
  • Recent extensive cancer care or urological nursing experience
  • Post graduate qualification in cancer nursing, prostate cancer or urology nursing or willingness to undertake such
  • Highly competent clinician, with ability to show initiative and enthusiasm and work autonomously
  • Experience in the development and delivery of education programs to patients, carers, community and health professionals
  • Patient teaching experience
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with the multidisciplinary management of patients
  • Possess sound analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Able to drive culture, encompassing a person-centred focus, adaptability, respecting diversity, innovative thinking, application of evidence into practice and self-management


Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging available
  • Novated leasing available
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite gym and childcare facilities
  • Close proximity to public transport options and car parking available


For further inquiries regarding this role please contact: Ellen Heywood (Nursing Services Manager) 0418 919 760

Applications close at 11pm on Sunday 15th May 2022 

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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closed 6 days ago - 15 May 2022
  • Published on 06 May 2022, 12:09 AM