Registered Nurse – Palliative Care

November 24, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Part time

Permanent Part Time

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is one of Australia’s leading health care organisations, providing exceptional care and leading cutting edge research.


This position on the new Palliative Care unit at Peter Mac will provide an amazing opportunity for successful candidates to assist with providing specialised care for patients requiring symptom management, complex pain management, end of life care and discharge planning.


Your role in our future.

Opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced nurse to apply for Registered Nurse Year 2 to Year 10 (YP3 to YP11) position in the 12 bed Palliative Care Unit (Ward 1A) at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.


We are seeking part time applicants (permanent position). Successful Applicants will be required to work on a 7 day a week rotating roster.


Selection Criteria – essential requirements

•    Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
•    Recent and relevant experience of Palliative Care in inpatient (hospice) and acute hospital environments and/or community experience or oncology experience
•    Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and continuing professional development
•    A patient focussed approach to care
•    Demonstrated team player who can lead and foster collaborative partnerships
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Selection Criteria – desirable requirements

•    Membership of relevant professional organisation
•    Postgraduate qualification in palliative care nursing or work towards

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

 Peter Mac requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this requirement.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program

      Enquiries: Holly Pitt
      Ph: 8559 6960
      Applications Close: 03/12/2021

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