Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM)

Icon Holdings Services

Advance your career with one of Australia's largest private cancer care providers| Richmond and East Melbourne, VIC Location

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Icon Cancer Centre Richmond, VIC
  
  • Successful and expanding company
  • Friendly and supportive workplace
  • Permanent Full-Time Position across both Richmond & Freemasons Radiation Oncology sites.
  
  
About Icon:
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 700 employees our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 14 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres offering, medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy.

Icon is dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to communities across Australia. Given the size of Icon, we can provide extensive opportunities within an ideal environment to progress your career, access far reaching opportunities and be part of an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care.
  
About the role:
The role is for an integral member of the clinical and management team, assisting the Nurse Unit Manager in the course of their duties to ensure effective management and the ongoing development of the Radiation Oncology Unit from an operational perspective. 

This is a full-time permanent position which entails working a 76 hour fortnight (Monday – Friday)
  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the delivery of exceptional patient-centred care within a safe and coordinated clinical environment by supporting Nurse Manager in the day to day operations of two busy radiation oncology services
  • Work collaboratively to provide effective, visible leadership and supervision across the nursing team.
  • Contribute expert advice and demonstrate contemporary nursing knowledge and skill in oncology nursing practice in accordance with current legislation and professional standards and codes of practice
  • Understand daily departmental requirements and forecast activity to facilitate appropriate and effective resource management.
  
About the person we're going to hire:
To enable our Cancer Centre to deliver an exceptional experience for patients, their families, doctors, our staff and visitors, we are seeking candidates who have proven leadership ability.  The right candidates will be those who meet the technical criteria of the role, consistently demonstrate values aligned to those of the organisation and in addition, possess a flexible and a 'can-do' attitude.  If you are highly enthusiastic, quick to adapt in a fast paced environment and are passionate about providing exceptional patient care, we want to hear from you.
  
Skills & Experience:
  • Registered Nurse or Midwife with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Post graduate qualification in oncology and/or leadership and management
  • Relevant post registration clinical experience in radiation oncology nursing
  • Well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills that inspire the trust and confidence required to lead
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Standards for Clinical Excellence and ACHS Accreditation Standards.
  • Evidence of a commitment to patient/customer service, clinical governance and quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in the speciality of radiation oncology/medical oncology
  
  
How to Apply: 
If you meet the above criteria and have a special interest in working for an organisation that delivers outstanding care and service to patients and stakeholders, please attach a cover letter and resume to your application using the ‘Apply’ button.

As part of the Icon Group; Icon Cancer Care, Radiation Oncology Centres (ROC) and Icon Cancer Centre deliver the best possible care, closer to home for local communities. In the coming months, we will bring our three cancer care brands together, transitioning ROC and Icon Cancer Care across Australia to Icon Cancer Centre; reflecting the depth of our cancer care expertise across our national network.