• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural Support Service – Strategic Clinical Change, Adelaide CBD
  • Salary: $114,560 – $119,682 (pro rata) – Temp P/T (24 hrs p/wk, up to 1/6/2026) – RN/RM3

You will provide clinical expertise and leadership in the development and enhancement of specialist services for women and men presenting with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Facilitating innovative evidence-based practice in accordance with clinical practice guidelines and the McGrath Model of Care, you will act as a clinical expert in advanced breast cancer and function as a resource person to patients, families and staff across regional South Australia. You will have expert knowledge regarding the spectrum of Breast Cancer, inclusive of health assessment, treatment pathways, referrals and ongoing coordination of care. Providing a compassionate support service to nursing practice, you will provide a range of education, training, learning experiences and materials. You will accept accountability for the outcomes of nursing education practices, addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy, and contribute to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of patient outcomes. As part of your role you will also coordinate and lead projects, programs or research initiatives to achieve improved outcomes and service delivery.

Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. This will be supported by recent full-time equivalent experience in Oncology, Palliative Care or Breast Cancer Nursing. You will also have Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course accreditation, or a willingness to undertake the required training within three months of commencement. With an understanding of the common treatment regimens for metastatic breast cancer, you will demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, initiate and manage complex cases at an advanced level.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 790777

790777 – McGrath Metastatic Breast Care Nurse amended.pdf

Applications close: 20/5/2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 790777

Closing Date for Applications: 20/5/2022
Name of Contact Person: Holly Campbell
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0481 479 550