Registered Nurse (Oncology)


Registered Nurse (Oncology) – Icon Cancer Centre Wesley, Auchenflower, QLD

Our Wesley based Day Hospital is looking to expand our nursing team to support growing referrals and prepare for the opening of our new Radiation Oncology service in Auchenflower in 2023
  
Why do we think you might like this opportunity?
  • Choose Your Own FTE: Our growth preparation plans give us the flexibility to let you tell us the FTE that best works for you (including options across Full Time, Part Time or Casual).
  • Weekdays Only: Our centre hours are Monday to Friday, 7am – 6:30pm. Keep your nights and weekends free!
  • Level Up: We’re looking for Level 1’s at various stages of experience to come in and grow with us. Gain new technical and leadership skills, move within to CN, CNC, Nurse Manager Levels. Our HQ is Brisbane based so we have opportunities to move across Nurse Education, Quality Control, Research, Management and more!
  • Benefits: Competitive Salary, 5 Weeks Annual Leave, PD Allowance & Days, Salary Packaging
  
Who are we looking for?  

Whilst Oncology experience is highly favourable, we encourage applicants with experience/skills in many transferrable areas (such as immunocompromised patient care, side effect symptoms management, wound management, high dependency etc)

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.
  
Learn more about our Wesley centre: https://iconcancercentre.com.au/centre/wesley/
  
About the Role:

We have exciting opportunities for Registered Nurses to join our team at the Icon Cancer Centre Wesley. This position will report to the Nurse Manager and will focus on the delivery of exceptional personalised cancer care to patients and their families within our Medical Oncology Division.

Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual Options

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute expert advice and demonstrate contemporary nursing knowledge and skill in oncology nursing practice in accordance with current legislation and professional standards and codes of practice
  • Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions
  • Patient assessment, observation and education including expert management of treatment related side effects
  • Inserting and care of peripheral and central access devices
  • Assisting doctors with procedures and providing pre and post procedure care and education
  • Maintaining and updating patients written and electronic records
  • Providing emotional support to patients, families and carers
  • Support a high performance culture that delivers quality patient care services through a patient centric and collaborative approach

About the person we’re going to hire:

To ensure our integrated cancer centre delivers an exceptional experience for patients, their families, doctors, our staff and visitors, we are seeking a candidate who consistently demonstrates values aligned to those of the organisation, flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude. Experience in IV cannulation, knowledge of chemotherapy and supportive therapies is preferred but not essential.

In return we offer a friendly, flexible and dynamic work environment, career development pathways, and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.
  
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • Knowledge and experience in Day Oncology nursing is highly favourable.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the provision of exceptional patient care.
  • Experience in a high acuity setting.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and positively as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
Career Development

At Icon, we genuinely love seeing our nurses develop careers that bring joy and fulfillment into their lives. We know that the happiness of our employees is imperative to foster a culture that brings quality cancer care to those who need it most, when they need it most and where they need it most.
  
The Icon Cancer Centre Wesley is extremely well positioned to help and support you throughout your career. This centre is a great place to utilise your Oncology Nursing skills and continue your move into leadership positions.
  
Our head office is located in South Brisbane, with opportunity to develop in the following areas, Nursing Education, Quality Assurance or Medical Research, the opportunities are just down the road! We also offer an attractive development allowance program that can be utilised for things such as post-graduate degrees to help you get where you would like to go.
  
Outside of Brisbane, there are Icon centres across Australia, New Zealand & ASIA. There are endless opportunities at Icon, and we genuinely love to see people putting up their hand to keep learning, moving, achieving and succeeding.  

How to Apply: 

If you meet the above criteria and have a special interest in working for an organisation that delivers outstanding care and service to patients and stakeholders, please attach a cover letter and resume to your application using the ‘Apply’ button.

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