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Registered Nurse - Victorian Melanoma Service

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart time
Positions2 Positions
Job no: 70081
Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse

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.

  • Permanent position
  • Part Time (one session per week, presently Wed PM (0.1 EFT))
  • Registered Nurse Grade 2 Year 1–10 (YP2-YP9)
  • Alfred Hospital location - in the new Paula Fox Melanoma and Cancer Centre
  • Great staff benefits

The Department
The Alfred Cancer program governs the delivery of comprehensive cancer care across Alfred Health, providing clinical care for patients affected by cancer, blood disorders and at the end of life. Alfred Cancer comprises service units providing clinical and research excellence in the fields of medical oncology, radiation oncology, haematology, bone marrow transplant, haemophilia, melanoma and palliative care. The program provides quality clinical care for our local catchment and to all Victorians through our statewide melanoma, haematology and haemophilia services.

The Victorian Melanoma Service (VMS) is one of Australia’s largest multidisciplinary treatment services for melanoma. It was established in 1994 to provide a comprehensive assessment for people with melanoma by providing them with ‘one-stop shop’ access to all medical and other specialists involved in the treatment of melanoma.
The Melanoma Clinic at Alfred Health is conducted by the Victorian Melanoma Service, which diagnoses, treats and provides follow-up for people with melanoma. We provide wide-ranging information and advice about melanoma and the most appropriate way to treat it. Assessment is provided by specialists in dermatology, pathology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, general surgery, plastic surgery, nursing and psychology. The service participates in trials of new treatments, and is available to patients who have been recently diagnosed with melanoma or who want second opinions about their care.

The Role

As a clinical nurse your practice will lead to excellence in patient care. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core nursing values of patient centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues. As nurse you are accountable for establishing and evaluating the patient’s plan of care in partnership with the patient, their carers and other members of the health care team. You will be involved in the care of patients undergoing minor skin procedures, including wound review and coordiantion of appropriate follow-up.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA
  • Procedural / surgical nursing experience essential

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing available 
  • Health and wellbeing incentives such as discounted health insurance
  • Onsite gym and childcare services
  • Staff car parking available

For all queries regarding this position, please contact Megan Worley at [email protected]

Applications close 11pm AEST, Friday 19th July 2024.

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.