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Enrolled Nurse

Employer: Melbourne City Mission
Location: Thornbury
Type: Part Time
Ref: RM-001448
Closing Date: 12 February 2023



About the Opportunity This position is located within the Melbourne City Mission 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.

What is Offered

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with external health professionals, the Palliative Care Enrolled Nurse will provide holistic care in accordance with the mission, values, policies and procedures of MCM Palliative Care and within the philosophy and organisational values of Melbourne City Mission.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide holistic support, advocacy and relevant education and practical support advice to clients and carers
  • Engage in symptom assessment, care plan development, and planned follow up requirements in consultation with Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Observe, record and report changes in clients’ health status to Division 1 Registered Nurses in a timely manner
  • Ensure all elements of client records are complete, including care plans, symptom assessment tools and evaluation of interventions -Assess client nursing needs and the carer’s ability to provide care at home, i.e. manual handling needs.
What is offered?

Benefits of working with Melbourne City Mission include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation 
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits 
  • Supportive learning and development environment 
  • Culture of continuous improvement
Selection Criteria

We are looking for an Enrolled Nurse with 

  • With Medication Endorsement and current certification from the Nursing and Midwifery Board AHPRA 
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience across relevant hospital or community-based settings, i.e. hospital based Palliative Care, Oncology, Haematology, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), Community based Post-Acute Care, Transition Care Program, Home Care Agencies 
  • The ability to work in an environment in which clients have a terminal illness and demonstrated sensitivity to people living with a terminal illness and those who are dying or bereaved 
  • The ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team 
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Further information, including position description, refer How to Apply section.

How To Apply

Applications may close prior to deadline so please apply early.

Please include your current resume and cover letter with your application.
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For assistance with application submission please email: recruitment@mcm.org.au