Nurse Manager

Nurse Manager - Icon Cancer Centre, Norwest, NSW

Lead the Nursing Unit at our Brand New Cancer Centre, Co-Located with Norwest Private Hospital – Opening Early 2022.

Key Points – The Opportunity
  • Develop your Career in Leadership within a Highly Innovative, Research-Focussed, Rapidly Expanding Company.
  • Be Part of a Growing Integrated Oncology Hospital Campus, Delivering Comprehensive Cancer Services to the Local Community.
  • Deliver Exceptional Patient Care with Cutting-Edge Technology and Therapy Techniques.
  • Permanent Full Time Position, 9-day Fortnight - Norwest, NSW Location.
This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to Icon and Norwest Private Hospital’s vision to become the premier integrated oncology hospital in the area and take advantage of the enormous opportunities this unique partnership will undoubtedly provide.

About Icon:

Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into Asia and New Zealand. With over 700 employees, our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 17 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres, integrating medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof.  The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy, offering a uniquely comprehensive suite of services for cancer patients.

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.

About the Role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Nurse Manager to help establish a new radiation oncology service at Icon Cancer Centre Norwest. The primary purpose of this position is to establish and lead the on-site nursing team, provide exemplary clinical care for Radiation Therapy patients, and manage resources effectively to ensure the provision of the highest standard of care to our patients. This role will report to the site manager and will function in a full-time capacity, working 76 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver evidence-based patient centred care within the radiation oncology setting, anticipating, and responding to the needs of the radiation oncology patients and effectively managing their care.
  • Manage the processes of recruiting, retaining, and developing nursing staff.
  • Work effectively and in collaboration with our Doctors/Visiting Medical Officers.
  • Provide a physical and psychological environment for patients in their care that promotes safety, security, and optimal health.
  • Ensure nursing practice is compliant with regulatory requirements, working with the Site Manager and National Quality Teams in achieving the NSQHS Standards.
  • Work with the Site Manager to continually enhance the quality of service and patient experience.
  • Manage Nursing inventory and consumables appropriately.
  • Contribute expert advice and share contemporary nursing knowledge and professional standards.
  • Participate in and contribute to national nursing working groups, acting as the Nurse representative for the site.
  • Effectively manage resources and optimise workflow management processes in line with site budgets and workload.
  • Effectively liaise with and manage external hospital stakeholder relationships.
  • Support a high performance culture that delivers quality patient care services through a patient centric and collaborative approach
  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor and report on clinical protocols and adherence.
About the person we’re going to hire:

We are seeking a Nurse Manager who is looking for their next challenge, be that a step up to a management role, or simply change of environment for an experienced manager. We are looking for candidates who are flexible, enjoy a challenge, passionate about patient care, personable and enthusiastic. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Skills & Experience:
  • Hold current registration with AHPRA.
  • Post graduate nursing/management degree (or working towards) would be well regarded, but not mandatory.
  • Have demonstrated leadership experience in a nursing environment.
  • Radiation Oncology nursing experience is highly regarded, as is Oncology experience (day unit, or ward), but not mandatory
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the provision of exceptional patient care.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to work effectively and positively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care and service.
  • Adhere to protocols and procedures.
  • Apply effective communication and interpersonal skills to represent Icon in a strong and positive manner to all stakeholders.
How to Apply:

If you are highly enthusiastic, quick to adapt in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about healthcare, we want to hear from you. In return we offer a friendly, flexible and dynamic work environment 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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