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Apheresis Nurse

LocationAlfred Health
Positions1 Position
Published At:9 days ago
Job no: 69912
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 64 hrs per f/n,
  • Classification: RN Grade 2
  • Location: The Alfred Hospital and Paula Fox Melanoma Cancer Centre
  • Consideration would be given to appoint as a CNS if currently employed within Apheresis

The Department

The Apheresis service provides comprehensive apheresis care for therapeutic and donor indications in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Procedures performed include therapeutic plasma exchange, platelet depletion, leukapheresis, peripheral blood stem cell collection and lymphocyte collections. Apheresis nurses work under the direction of a consultant haematologist and are supported by the Cellular Therapies Associate Nursing Unit Manager (ANUM) and HOC Nursing Services Manager. Outside of business hours, an apheresis on-call service is in place for emergency procedures. 

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for registered nurses with apheresis experience to work in the Apheresis unit within the Haematology Oncology Centre. If you have excellent communication skills, work well in a dynamic team and have cannulation and CVAD management skills, this is the job for you! 

Qualifications and Experience Required

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, patient-centred nurses with chemotherapy skills to join our hardworking team. You will have:

  • Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Haematology/Oncology Apheresis experience
  • Apheresis experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent patient care to a wide variety of patients

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing are available via Maxxia
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite gym and childcare services
  • Health and well-being incentives

For further enquiries regarding this role, please contact Lesa Stewart (Cancer Treatment Nurse Manager) at 0438 075 254 or [email protected]

All applications close at 11 pm on Friday 26th of 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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Published on 16 Jul 2024, 8:53 AM