Position Details
Reference Number 17679
Position Title Patient Navigator
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS2 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 2
Classification To: HS2 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 2
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.

We are looking for experienced administrator's with a strong background in healthcare to join the Patient Navigator team at Peter Mac.

We have two positions available a full time: 3 year fixed term role available and a permanent part time role available (0.5).


At Peter Mac, our patient care is delivered via a tumour stream model. This means that a patient's care is coordinated and provided by a multi-disciplinary team of people who have specialist knowledge of a specific type of cancer. The Patient Navigator is an integral member of this team, playing an important role in providing first line response to incoming calls from patients, families and referrers in the community and helping them navigate the organisation's care system. Patient Navigators are responsible for ensuring the patient's diagnostic, treatment and clinic appointments are appropriately timed, sequenced and coordinated.


The Patient Navigator works closely with the tumour stream specialist nurses and doctors who provide support and direction regarding daily work priorities. This includes attending tumour stream based clinics to support the clinicians and providing administrative support for the weekly multidisciplinary meetings (MDMs). The Patient Navigators also work closely with the Registration and Referrals team to ensure urgent patient are identified and prioritised for timely access to care.


Please referrer to the attached position description for further details on the role.


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: Have you had any Health Experience?
Desirable: Do you have experience using iPM and/or an electronic medical record?
Contact Person Ben Davey
Contact Number 03 8559 7785
Alternate Contact Person Adrianna Sandoval
Alternate Contact Number 03 8559 8768
Closing Date 21/02/2020
Position Description
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