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Registered Nurse Div 1

Type: Ongoing Part-time
Hours Per Week: 32
Closing Date: 13/12/2020
Employer: Melbourne City Mission
Location: North Fitzroy

Summary

About the organisation
We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.


What We Offer

About the role
Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care (MCMPC) provides 24-hour service 7 days a week. 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 MCMPC, and within the philosophy and organisational values of MCM.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Screen clients, carers and families for clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, focusing on strengths and challenges, social supports, financial and legal concerns.
Plan and coordinate services(with other agencies or disciplines) relating to end of life care with all clients and carers.
Deliver a high standard of care regardless of clients’ or colleagues’ differing values, beliefs, culture and social context.

Selection Criteria

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:
Minimum 4 years’ postgraduate work experience.
Demonstrated high level of skill in clinical decision-making.
Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting.
Sensitivity to people living with a terminal condition and those who are dying or bereaved.

How To Apply

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For more details or assistance with application submission please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police Check (which includes Proof of Identity Check), Corrections Victoria Security Screening, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia and current and valid driver licence. All costs associated with safety checks (except National Police Check) will be at applicants’ expense.

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 email recruitment@mcm.org.au.

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