Breastscreen Nurse Counsellor | Registered Nurse Grade 2

Job title: Breastscreen Nurse Counsellor | Registered Nurse Grade 2

Company: St Vincent’s Health Australia

Job description: Job Description:Part Time Fixed Term Friday 8 hours until Jan 2025Fitzroy LocationExcellent benefits including salary packagingAbout the DepartmentSt Vincent’s BreastScreen aims to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to breast cancer through the early detection of the disease. The program adheres to the values of St Vincent’s health which reflect the mission of BreastScreen Victoria to strive for excellence, collaboration, access, acceptability and improvements in detection and treatment of breast cancer.About the RoleThe Nurse Counsellor will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to offer both nursing and counselling support and information, to women and their significant others attending St. Vincent’s BreastScreen. You will provide an integral discipline within the BreastScreen multidisciplinary team, which also encompasses surgery, pathology and radiography. You will also be responsible for assisting with diagnostic procedures, providing brief counselling and support to women and their significant others, and booking women into clinics.Classifications for this position will range from YP3 – YP9 ($69,253.60 – $92,601.60 pro rata per annum).DutiesProvide relevant information to assist the women in understanding the recall and assessment process, to help them make informed choices and to assist them in decision making concerning their careObtain informed and written consent from clients prior to assessment, with the use of interpreters as requestedAssist with clinical procedures (eg. fine needle aspiration, ultrasound, and stereotactic core biopsies)Ensure correct supplies of equipment, drugs and linen are ordered and stockedCommunicates effectively with the team, senior staff, and management to keep staff informed about matters pertaining to the team’s functioningQualifications, Skills and ExperienceHighly developed interpersonal, communication skills with the ability to work effectively and with the multidisciplinary teamYou must be committed to and your own professional development Degree in general nursing which meets the registration requirements of AHPRACurrent AHPRA RegistrationExperience and knowledge of women’s health issues and practiceKnowledge of issues associated with screening, assessment and a diagnosis of breast cancerKnowledge of principles of quality assurancePostgraduate Certificate in Breast Care Nursing (non-essential)What we OfferA focus on wellbeing initiatives, with regular events and programsConfidential, solutions-focused employee counsellingAbility to join Fitness Passport – Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilitiesSalary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!Discounts and Promotions always available through our FoundationRegular opportunities for professional development to assist you to reach your career goalsWorking at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.Application
Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.Respectfully no agenciesPosition Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:Contact Details: Fiona CroydenAlternate Contact: Anne BartonClosing Date: 16 August 2024 11:59pmReconciliation Action Plan:At St Vincent’s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.For further information, visit https or get in contact atCode of Conduct:

Expected salary: $69253.6 – 92601.6 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Thu, 18 Jul 2024 06:55:01 GMT

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