Position Details
Reference Number 19148
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - Cancer Imaging
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Nurses & Midwives
Classification From: NM11 - NURSE MANAGER 3
Classification To: NM11 - NURSE MANAGER 3
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.


The NUM Cancer Imaging has responsibility for:

  • Leadership and governance of nursing related patient care across Cancer Imaging
  • Leadership of evidence-based best practice
  • Leadership of the nursing workforce ensuring delivery of best patient care
  • Oversight and delivery of efficient operational and business processes in Cancer Imaging


Essential Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Postgraduate qualification in nursing, or equivalent, or working towards (clinical practice, nursing, management or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated knowledge and expertise in acute care nursing
  • Proven human and financial resource management capability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to lead and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in patient care
  • An understanding of, and experience with, developing evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated involvement in professional activities and organisations including membership of the Cancer Nursing Society of Australia
  • Experience in the implementation of quality improvement, work practice reform and change within a large organisation
  • Cancer Imaging experience desirable


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: Are you a Registered Nurse with AHPRA?
Essential: Do you have prior ANUM or NUM Experience?
Desirable: Do you have Medical Imaging Experience?
Contact Person Michelle McDade
Contact Number 0401624253
Contact Email michelle.mcdade@petermac.org
Closing Date 09/11/2020
Position Description
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