Multiple Permanent Part Time opportunities available and Part Time Contact position
Be part of a broad multidisciplinary team as you work towards providing holistic patient and family centred care.
Palliative Care Services at McCulloch House located at the site of Monash Medical Centre
Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.
About McCulloch House, Monash Health
Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.
McCulloch House is a dedicated centre of excellence in palliative care and oncology,
offering symptom management and end-of-life care to inpatients with complex needs. As a purpose built 16-bed palliative care unit, we support approx. 500 patients per year. Our aim is to assess the needs of patients and their caregivers in relation to symptom management, respite and supportive care.
Located at Monash Medical Centre (Clayton), McCulloch House, liaising closely with both acute wards and community nursing teams along with a team of specialist medical and allied health staff we are committed to providing the best evidence-based care and support research and education to improve the knowledge base in this unique area.
About The Role
McCulloch House is fortunate enough to have a new opportunity for a Registered Nurse to expand their experience and passion in Palliative Care and Oncology Services, working across a rotating roster, 7 days a week.
You will make a difference by supporting patients and working closely with families to provide holistic care in a supportive environment, both autonomously and collaboratively, alongside a wide variety of medical specialties. We work with commitment to the principles of palliative care and evidence-based practice in this important moment of life.
We look to build strong rapport and to have confidence in our nursing team providing patient advocacy and preservation of dignity in end of life care or management of their circumstances.
You are an experienced Nurse, with a comprehensive understanding of Palliative care or you bring genuine passion and interest to this unique environment. We would also be interested in candidates with experience from Oncology, Haematology and Acute Care as a comparative to undertake this role, bringing your ability to think critically and problem-solve.
With excellent communication and negotiation skills, you have the resilience to manage your responsibilities across a variable unit as a part of a devoted team.
You are also:
committed to a leadership & mentoring role
dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy
enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively
excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles
What you Need:
Post Graduate studies within Palliative care, highly desirable
Current AHPRA registration
Working with Children Check (Employee)
Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards
Australian working rights
What We Offer:
access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
mentorship & career guidance
support to attend relevant forums & conferences
a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies
In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
How to Apply:
Please list in your cover letter if you are interested in the Permanent Part Time position or the Part Time contract position ending Sept 2021
In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym
(only where relevant)
(only where relevant)
and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
proof of immunisation.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
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