Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy Unit

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 750 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: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/RNCHEMO101018
Closing Date: 09-Nov-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

Registered Nurse Oncology Unit.pdf (PDF, 172KB)

Contact: Lyn Jeffreson
(03) 5485 5225

Position Details

Registered Nurse- Chemotherapy Unit


An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified chemotherapy nurse

Echuca Regional Health Cancer Services is a dynamic service offering a range of chemotherapy and medical treatments within a supportive team environment.

  • Echuca Regional Health Cancer Services is experiencing increased activity as a result of the newly expanded oncology physicians visiting services.
  • Echuca Regional Health has recently undergone redevelopment and expansion in all acute ward areas, radiology and the emergency department.
  • Permanent part time (32 hours per fortnight)

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Registered Nurses with previous chemotherapy and cancer nursing experience to work as part of the ERH Medical Day Treatment Unit team.

Key responsibilities include:           

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills relating to oncology nursing care
  • Formal training in cancer nursing, Module 1 and 2 in cytotoxic administration.
  • Proven experience as a high performing associate nurse manager.
  • Strong team focus and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Specialist qualifications in cancer nursing are desirable.

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;
  4. Three professional referees; and
  5. A document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria' within the position description.

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

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on 9th November 2018

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