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Oncology Nurse Practitioner/Translational Nurse Practitioner

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13 September 2018


Calvary Mater Newcastle 
Oncology Nurse Practitioner/Translational Nurse Practitioner
Department of Medical Oncology 

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role 
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing comprehensive advanced nursing care, in an expanded nursing role, to patients attending the Calvary Mater Newcastle Medical Oncology Department. The role facilitates enquiry into and dissemination of evidence based practice, acts as a role model, a person centred philosophy of care and actively participate in the identification, collection and interpretation of data to support the role.

What you bring 

  • Registered Nurse authorised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to practice as a Nurse Practitioner; or evidence of successful completion of an NMBA-approved nurse practitioner program of study at masters level; or evidence of successful completion of a program that is substantially equivalent to an NMBA-approved program of study leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner as determined by the NMBA.
  • Evidence of extensive experience in oncology nursing across a variety of clinical settings with advanced nursing skills including assessment, triage, intervention, promotion, prevention and early intervention.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilise culturally appropriate case management principles in patient care.
  • Demonstrated evidence of ability to generate and utilise research and/or evidence-based outcome measures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team environment as a team member and leader.
  • Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development.
  • Ability to meet key function areas outlined in the position profile.
  • Commitment to the philosophy, mission and values of Little Company of Mary Health Care as it applies to the Hospital and the ability and desire to uphold these principles. 

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This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/ 

How to join the team 
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Please direct any queries regarding the position to: 
Dr Tony Bonaventura, Director – Department of Medical Oncology, (02) 4014 3754

Closing date: Friday 28 September 2018