Position Details
Reference Number 16018
Position Title Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurse
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Allied Health and Nursing
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Nurses & Midwives
Classification From: ZA7 - RN G5 CLIN CONS C Y1
Classification To: ZA7 - RN G5 CLIN CONS C Y1
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.


Fixed term  0.6 EFT Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurse - until Oct 2019


An exciting opportunity exists to join the psychosocial team at Peter Mac. Psychosocial oncology at Peter Mac consists of a team of approximately 25 staff including psychiatry, CL nursing,  psychology, social work and music therapy all working in an integrated model. The service has a strong involvement in research and education, with great opportunities for clinical staff to work across all domains.


The PCLN works within the psychiatry team to triage, assess and manage oncology patients with mental health needs. The role includes providing education and support across the organization.


As the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurse your responsibilities will include:

  • To triage and prioritise referrals to the Psychosocial Oncology Program
  • To provide clinical nursing support as part of the Psychosocial Oncology Team
  • Co-ordination of psychiatric nursing interventions on the inpatient wards
  • Provision of education and training for nursing staffing the psychiatric management of patients
  • Be involved in clinical and quality projects


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Division 1 and/or Psychiatric nursing endorsement
  • A current practicing certificate
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of mental health issues within the general hospital (consultation-liaison ) setting


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 Jac Mathieson
Contact Number 85595123
Closing Date 20/10/2018
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