Clinical Nurse & Registered Nurse


Clinical Nurse & Registered Nurse – Icon Cancer Centre Auchenflower, QLD
  
Join our exciting new team as we prepare to open our brand new cancer treatment centre in Auchenflower to patients in March 2023!
  • Rare Opportunity: Join a brand new Radiation Oncology service at either the Clinical or Registered Nurse level and make your mark from inception
  • Expert Support: Our Auchenflower Site Manager and Nurse Manager are Icon veterans, ready to support you every step of the way (and a vast network of subject matter experts across the Icon community)
  • Weekdays Only: We’ll be open Monday to Friday (Keep your nights and weekends free!)
  • Flexibility Options: We are looking to fill 1.5 FTE across 2 permanent positions (1x Clinical Level, 1x Registered Level) – Tell us your preferred FTE and we’ll try our best to accommodate
  • Competitive REM, 5 Weeks Annual Leave (Pro rata), Parental Leave, PD Allowance
  
About Icon

Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 1000 employees our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 22 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres offering medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy.

Icon is an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care and is dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to patients as close to home as possible.


About the role:

We have opportunities for Clinical & Registered Nurses to join our team at our brand new Radiation Oncology Icon Cancer Centre in Auchenflower.
  
This RN role is responsible for providing nursing care to patients receiving Radiotherapy and will report to the Nurse Manager. The role involves assessing, reviewing and implementing care plans to patients receiving treatment.

The Nursing role has a great level of autonomy, while still working within a close and supportive team. It is a greatly rewarding role which provides great opportunities to build positive rapports with our patients.

The role of a Registered Nurse at Icon is invaluable, through clinically assessing, providing education, supporting patients with physical side effects, emotional support and referrals to allied health.  
  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provision of advanced patient centred radiation oncology cancer care to our patients and their families, ensuring an empathetic approach to patients needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate a high level of clinical leadership, teamwork and development of workplace culture.
  • Monitor and treat patients for illness, lymphoedema or other side effects.
  • Maintain standards by ensuring best practice protocols and clinical guidelines are implemented and followed.
  • Facilitate learning, growth and development opportunities for the nursing team.
  • Support implementation of new systems, therapies and clinical trials.
  • Actively motivate others and maintain an environment of continuous quality improvement.

About the person we’re going to hire:

We are looking for either an experienced radiation oncology Registered Nurse, or Clinical Nurse, looking for a fresh challenge and to enhance their existing skills in a very supportive and friendly environment. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Skills and Experience:


To join our team, you should meet the following requirements:
  • Radiation Oncology Nursing experience highly desirable
  • Genuine interest in cancer care nursing and professional development within this space.
  • Current AHPRA Nursing registration.
  • Ability to apply excellent communication and problem solving skills with both patients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment whilst maintaining good working relationships.
  • Experience documenting patient experiences and relaying patient feedback to Doctors and Nurse Managers.
  • Capacity to learn and use multiple clinical administration systems.
  • Lymphoedema and other Radiation Therapy side effect experience (desirable).
  • Understanding of clinical trial procedures and ability to coordinate with research teams.
  • Commitment to learning and continual professional development.
  
How to Apply:

If you are highly enthusiastic, quick to adapt in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about providing quality patient care, we want to hear from you. In return we offer a friendly, dynamic work environment, career development pathways and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.
  
If you meet the above criteria, please apply by clicking on the Apply link below.

Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.

COVID Health Requirement

In submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that a state government public health order, direction and/or regulation may be applicable to the workplace and/or role that you are applying for (“COVID Health Requirement”). You acknowledge and agree to comply with any applicable COVID Health Requirement including, but not limited to, providing us with information regarding your COVID vaccination status upon our reasonable request.

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