McGrath Breast Care Nurse

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 600 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/MCGN151117
Closing Date: 15-Dec-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2017.pdf (PDF, 91KB)


McGrath Breast Care Nurse Position Description November 2017.docx (Word, 283KB)


Contact: Lyn Jeffreson
(03) 5485 5225

Position Details

McGrath Breast Care Nurse


  • Exciting opportunity in a key role within the dynamic Cancer Services team at Echuca Regional Health
  • The McGrath Breast Care Nurse role is a valued and well established at Echuca Regional Health
  • The position is supported by the McGrath Foundation
  • .6 EFT (48 hours per fortnight)

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Registered Nurse with previous Breast Care Nursing experience to work in the Medical Day Treatment Unit at Echuca Regional Health.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Application of advanced breast cancer knowledge and skills
  • Care coordination for people diagnosed with breast cancer
  • Promotion of interdisciplinary breast care
  • Patient focused supportive care
  • Act as a breast cancer resource person
  • Satisfy the requirements of the McGrath Foundation

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Qualifications in cancer nursing- Breast care qualification or working towards are highly regarded.
  • Proven experience as a registered nurse working with cancer patients and families/carers.
  • High-level awareness of applying advanced knowledge of health needs, preferences and circumstances of women with breast cancer to optimise outcomes across the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of theory and recent research relevant to the field of breast cancer nursing.      
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal skills and a team oriented approach.       
  • This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment.

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees.

Please note:  A separate document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria' within the position description is required.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Lyn Jeffreson, on: (03) 54855225

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Application close midnight December 15th 2017


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