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Registered Nurse Division One Grade 3A

Type: Full time/Part time
Hours Per Week: 64-76
Closing Date: 26/08/2019
Employer: Mercy Palliative Care
Location: Werribee/Sunshine/Parkville
Reference No: 11141

Summary

Join our friendly team and a leading provider of palliative care services in Melbourne. Our aim is to maximize the quality of life by provision of the highest standard symptom management and support
•Our service has offices located in Werribee, Sunshine and Parkville
•Full time or part time option
•Provide palliative care to terminally ill patients in the community, and support their families.
•Provide clinical support to Junior staff as required
•Opportunity to work a variety of rotational shifts day, afternoon, evenings and night duty
•Pool car and electronic devices provided

What We Offer

Mercy Palliative Care is a community palliative care service operating in the Western region of Melbourne. Mercy Palliative Care provides a holistic multidisciplinary approach to palliative care. We provide psychological and spiritual support through caring for people of all ages with life limiting illnesses in their homes as well as complex symptom management. We currently care for over 500 patients across the region in their own home

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

•Values driven culture
•Salary packaging benefits
•Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
•Camp Australia School Holiday Program
•Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
•Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
•Fully funded childcare referral service

Selection Criteria

•Post graduate qualifications or working towards same, preferred
•Minimum 3 years experience in palliative care , either in a hospital or community setting
•Position may also be suited to an experienced Oncology Nurse
•Ability to work across a variety of shifts including night duty
•To have a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of palliative care
•The willingness to travel and work from any one of our three community sites (rotational position)

How To Apply

To find out more about these position, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (http://careers.mercy.com.au/)

Enquiries to: Kirsten Mitchener/Val Crane; Clinical Nurse Consultant, 03 9313 5700

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