Registered Nurse (Oncology) - Icon Cancer Centre Adelaide, SA



  • Develop your Career within a Highly Innovative, Research-Focussed, Rapidly Expanding Cancer Care Organisation
  • Deliver Exceptional Patient Care with a Supportive and Collaborative Team
  • Permanent, Full Time and Part-Time Positions Available – Monday-Friday
  • Located within the Tennyson Centre, Kurralta Park, Adelaide
Competitive Hourly Rate + additional qualifications allowances + 5 Weeks Annual Leave (pro-rata), Leave Loading

About Icon:
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 1200 employees our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 23 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 dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to communities across Australia. Given the size of Icon, we can provide extensive opportunities within an ideal environment to progress your career, access far reaching opportunities and be part of an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care.
Learn more about our centre and services offered at Kurralta Park - https://iconcancercentre.com.au/centre/adelaide/
  
About the Role:
We have a new opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our team on a permanent full-time or part-time basis. Based at the Icon Cancer Centre at the Tennyson Centre in Kurralta Park, this role reports to the Nurse Unit Manager and Site Manager and is responsible for providing medical oncology nursing care to our patients. Our clinic hours are 8am – 6pm, Monday to Friday.

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 the Nurse Manager in the day to day operations
  • 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.
In return we offer a friendly, flexible and dynamic work environment, career development pathways, unique rewards and benefits and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Our ideal candidate will possess the following:
  • Hold current registration with AHPRA.
  • Recent experience in Oncology Nursing is desirable but not essential and training will be provided as part of induction (surgical nursing also highly regarded)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the provision of exceptional patient care.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care and service.
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.
  
Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.
  
Keywords: Nursing Role, Chemotherapy, Oncology Nursing, Day Hospital, Infusion

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