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Palliative Care Registered Nurse

Type: Permanent Part Time
Hours Per Week: approx. 32
Closing Date: 13/12/2017
Employer: Melbourne City Mission
Location: Fitzroy North

Summary

About the organisation
At Melbourne City Mission we’re changing lives every day. We’ve been around for almost as long as Melbourne itself and are a responsive, creative and flexible organisation transforming the lives of people experiencing disadvantage. Our services extend across disability, homelessness & justice, palliative care, and education and early years. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

This position is located within the Melbourne City Mission Disability and Palliative Care division and implements Melbourne City Mission’s commitment to best practice in palliative care.

Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) was established in 1981 as the first community-based palliative care service to operate in Victoria. MCMPC aims to enhance quality of life by providing specialist interdisciplinary palliative care for people living with a terminal condition, their families and carers. MCMPC provides a 24 hour service 7 days a week.

What We Offer

Benefits
We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognizes the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our staff.

Selection Criteria

About the role

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care Registered Nurse will provide palliative care to MCMPC clients in accordance with the values, policies and procedures of Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care, and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Duties (including but not limited to)

• Client care by demonstrating a high level of skill in clinical decision making
• Improving organisational performance
• Accurate documentation
• Interdisciplinary teamwork and collaboration

A position description containing further information can be found by clicking 'Visit Website' above, and then clicking on the available Position Description link.

Please address each of the selection criteria in your application.

How To Apply

How to apply
For more information, please contact Jennifer Gunn, Acting Coordinator of Nursing Services on 9486 2666. Applications must include a current CV, cover letter and key selection criteria and be submitted via email to Jennifer Gunn at jgunn@mcm.org.au.

Applications close by 5pm Tuesday 12th December 2017.

Appointment to this position is subject to satisfying safety screening requirements including but not limited to undertaking a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), holding a valid Victorian Working with Children Check, current Victorian Driver’s License and the Right to Work in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Our commitment to diversity
At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

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