Position Details
Reference Number 20205
Position Title Chief Nursing Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Executive Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Dependent on qualifications.
Classification From: DQ - Dependent on qualifications
Position Summary




Outstanding candidates are invited to apply for the fixed term position of Chief Nursing Officer at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


Due to a period of leave, Peter Mac is offering the opportunity for an experienced candidate to join as Chief Nursing Officer for a fixed term period of up to twelve months from September 2021.


Reporting to the CEO, and as a member of the Peter Mac Executive team, you will be responsible for nursing leadership, advice and governance of standards of practice. You will ensure professional education, training, research and effective workforce planning systems are in place to support, advance and deliver nursing practice to ensure we continue to provide safe and high quality care to our patients. You will provide your clinical leadership experience and skills to all nursing and allied health staff and in doing so, foster a culture of excellence in all aspects of patient care and support, within an environment you set and lead in safety, continuous improvement and professional development.


The role is also responsible for Nursing Workforce, Allied Health, the Academic Nursing Unit and Cancer Education.


The successful applicant should be a Registered Nurse (Division 1), with a Master’s degree in nursing or equivalent, with extensive experience in nursing leadership.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person Sean Curtain
Contact Number 85595125
Contact Email sean.curtain@petermac.org
Closing Date 03/08/2021
Position Description
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