Position Details
Reference Number 16642
Position Title Nurse Consultant - Moorabbin Radiotherapy
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Moorabbin
Award Classification Award : Nurses & Midwives
Classification From: ZA7 - RN G5 CLIN CONS C YR1
Classification To: ZA7 - RN G5 CLIN CONS C YR1
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of a Nurse Consultant - Radiotherapy, now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Moorabbin Campus – 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.


We are looking for a Nurse Consultant - Radiotherapy to join our innovative and comprehensive Moorabbin Radiation Oncology service. The multidisciplinary team provides specialist assessment and treatment across a range of tumour streams


The role of the Nurse Consultant is new to the unit – the role will provide expert care in a range of nurse led services including:

  • Triage and assessment of all new referrals for the Moorabbin Campus
  • Coordination of the patients receiving concurrent treatment at Moorabbin Radiotherapy and Monash Chemotherapy Day Unit
  • Provide expert education to patient and family members including early recognition of potential side effects
  • Review patients in clinic in collaboration with medical team
  • Advanced clinical assessment, early recognition of toxicities and appropriate management
  • Provide telephone follow up for patients as required
  • Provide ongoing support and education to patient and family members
  • Provide supportive care needs screening and assessment as required
  • Provide education and clinical support regarding radiotherapy to staff
  • Attendance and participation at MDM;s


Nurses at Peter Mac work in a collegial environment that fosters research, professional development, and a dynamic career structure that seeks to Advance Nursing Practice.


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: Minimum 5 years’ experience in oncology nursing at a senior level
Essential: Postgraduate Qualification in Oncology Nursing, Advanced Nursing or related field
Essential: Master’s degree in nursing or equivalent (or working towards)
Essential: Demonstrate ability to coordinate and plan the care of people with cancer across the continuum of care
Essential: A proven ability to work effectively in a multi disciplinary team
Essential: Demonstrated involvement in professional activities and organisations e.g. Australian College of Nursing, Cancer Nursing Society of Australia, Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Desirable: An understanding of and experience with developing evidence-based practice and practice change experience
Contact Person Jac Mathieson
Contact Number 85595123
Closing Date 29/04/2019
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