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Registered Nurse

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Work type: Casual, Full-time, Part-time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Nurse - Registered

What you’ll be doing in this role

Our Poon Ward is a 35-bed in-patient ward mix of medical, oncology, haematology and palliative care located within a modern private hospital in the North Shore. The ward offers excellent specialty care in different cancer services and palliative care. These include cancer treatment and clinical trial treatment administered by specialist nurses. We also administer blood product infusions, iron infusions, immunoglobulin infusions, intravesical treatment, and other specialist drug infusions which require day-only admission. We provide thorough training for RNs who wish to become chemotherapy-competent nurses.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering exceptional evidence-based nursing care and monitoring to patients
  • Administering in-patient chemotherapy
  • Provision of palliative care to end-of-life patients and associate nursing activities
  • Wholeheartedly contributing to a culture of clinical excellence and continuous quality improvement and
  • Actively supporting a culture of comradery and teamwork

 Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll bring excellent clinical skills
  • You’ll have a minimum two years recent experience in an acute care nursing environment, and ideally have chemotherapy and immunotherapy administration experience
  • Your friendly and positive way of working with people will be obvious in how you considerately and professionally communicate with patients, their families, visitors, and your colleagues
  • You’ll have high level written communication skills
  • You’ll be collaborative, adaptable, and be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • You’ll be committed to contemporary nursing practice and patient-centred care
  • You’ll be empathetic, systematic, and prepared to embrace Adventist Healthcare’s everyday values of excellence and integrity
  • You’ll hold a nursing degree with current AHPRA registration and, ideally have a strong interest in Oncology and Haematology
  • You’ll be willing to undertake relevant ongoing professional development and training
  • Preferably, you will have also completed the NSW Health DETECT, Between the Flags Program and Bloodsafe Clinical Transfusion Practice programs

Taking care of people is our reason for being

At the Sydney Adventist Hospital, fondly known as the San, taking care of people is our reason for being. It’s what drives us to deliver exceptional outcomes for our patients – and it’s a shared sense of purpose that extends to everyone who works here too. When you work for the San, you’ll feel valued and supported by our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation.

About the San

We are NSW’s largest and most comprehensive private hospital (500 beds) with a dedicated team of 2300 plus 1000 medical officers and 300 volunteers. As a not-for-profit healthcare organisation advancing healthcare since 1903, we have a proud history of delivering outstanding care and we are at the forefront of our field with best in-class technology and game-changing research.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Adventist Healthcare requires:

  • A National Police and Working with Children Check
  • Two professional reference checks
  • Records of required Vaccinations including COVID-19 (2 dose minimum and 3 dose preferred)
  • Other pre-employment screenings

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply Now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Enquiries should be addressed to:
       Helena Wu
       Nurse Unit Manager, Poon Day Infusion Centre

Applications Close: 5pm Friday, 10 February 2023

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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