Position Details
Reference Number 22286
Position Title Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Division Murdoch Hospital
Location Murdoch
Award Murdoch Enterprise Agreement Nurses
Classification Snr Nurse Level 1 38Hr Week
Salary $108,035.00
Hours per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Murdoch Hospital in conjunction with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is currently seeking a Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse (PCSN) to work in partnership across all health areas and be a pivotal contact point for continuity of care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The successful candidate will have advanced clinical experience in prostate care nursing (and/or oncology/urology), high level communication and interpersonal skills with the skills to support and coordinate patient care from diagnosis through surgery, the post-operative period, and discharge from hospital back to the community.

This position will be offered on a fixed term (3-year) contract, working 76 hours per fortnight.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse.
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in prostate care nursing, or commitment to working towards same.
  • Relevant experience in advanced practice with respect to management of patients with prostate cancer (and/or oncology/urology nursing experience).
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working within a quality management framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High-level interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to occupational health and safety in the workplace.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health care education; experience in the development and delivery of education programs to patients, carers, and the community and health professionals.

The Benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible Work Options
  • Professional Development
  • Parking Available

* All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description) *

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


Contact Person Andriy Kurtsev
Contact's Position Title Deputy Director of Nursing
Contact Number (08) 9428 8618
Closing Date 28/01/2018
Position Description
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