Position Details
Reference Number 17250
Position Title Grade 2 clinical dietitian
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Box Hill, Melbourne, Moorabbin
Award Classification Award : Medical Scientists & Other
Classification From: AJ1 - DIETITIAN GR 2 YR1
Classification To: AJ4 - DIETITIAN GR 2 YR4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open 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.


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Grade 2 dietitian to be based permanently within the Nutrition and Speech Pathology Department of this specialist cancer centre. There are two full-time, permanent roles available.


We are seeking a dietitian with significant clinical experience in oncology, who is passionate about working in oncology, has demonstrated leadership skills, proven ability to supervise and support staff, is hardworking, adaptable and has excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.


The successful applicant will provide evidence-based specialised nutrition and dietetic services to inpatients and ambulatory patients in a multidisciplinary care setting at the Melbourne campus, and may be required to attend the Box Hill and Moorabbin radiotherapy campuses. This position is not linked with a specific clinical workload, however the successful applicant will work in/across major tumour streams, including head and neck, gastrointestinal and/or haematology, as negotiated within the department. This includes seeing patients across the entire trajectory including patients from all tumour streams and undergoing all types of cancer treatment.


One role is planned to commence in November 2019, the other in January 2020.


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
Selection Criteria Essential: Eligibility for DAA and APD program
Essential: Previous clinical experience as a dietitian in oncology
Contact Person Belinda Steer/Jenelle Loeliger
Contact Number 8559 5161
Closing Date 28/10/2019
Position Description
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