Cancer Care Navigator - MDHS at home

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at MDHS in the role of Cancer Care Navigator. This role is highly valued and involves coordinating the delivery and continuity of cancer care services for the patient in their home environment. The enhanced use of programs such virtual monitoring which form part of MDHS@HOME will enable more patients to access medical consultations, systemic anti-cancer therapies (SACT) and supportive therapies in their home, reducing their time and monetary burden, whilst improving workforce capability through support and education.
Job Details
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/21178
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Cancer care at home navigator.pdf (PDF, 744KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Amy Stewart - Operations Manager Oncology Services
5461 0418 or astewart@mdhs.vic.gov.au

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Cancer Care Navigator, MDHS at home

Permanent Part Time – 48 hours per fortnight

Classification: Registered Nurse Grade 4A

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at MDHS in the role of Cancer Care Navigator.  This role is highly valued and involves coordinating the delivery and continuity of cancer care services for the patient in their home environment. The enhanced use of programs such virtual monitoring which form part of MDHS@HOME will enable more patients to access medical consultations, systemic anti-cancer therapies (SACT) and supportive therapies in their home, reducing their time and monetary burden, whilst improving workforce capability through support and education. 

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses and Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

 

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse Division 1 with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with all major stakeholders both internal and external
  3. Ability to problem solve and make decisions in a variety of complex situations
  4. Demonstrated ability to use Information Communications Technology
  5. Ability to identify opportunities for quality improvement
  6. Ability to work independently and autonomously
  7. Commitment to continuing professional development
  8. A current driver's license

Specialist Expertise

  1. Completed Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course (ADAC)
  2. Demonstrated minimum two years of oncology experience in either acute, sub-acute and/or community nursing
  3. Competent in all aspects of vascular access (IVC, PICC, port)

Personal Qualities

  1. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and consultatively as part of a multidisciplinary team

 

For further information, please contact Amy Stewart – Operation Manager Oncology Services via astewart@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0418

 

Applications for this position close on Sunday 5th December 2021.

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.


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