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Reference Number 39581
Position Title HNOE Cancer Care Coordinator
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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  • Full Time, Fixed term (maternity replacement) position - 12 months
  • Join the Head & Neck, Thyroid, and Skin/Melanoma tumour
  • Key coordinator role - be the primary contact point for patients, famillies / carers and RMH staff

The Cancer Care Coordinator (CCC) is a vital member of the Head & Neck, Thyroid, and Skin/Melanoma tumour streams at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. The CCC participates in the patient’s and carer’s wellbeing from the moment the patient presents to the clinic and continues through the time of surgery, and through to when the patient returns for any follow up clinic appointments.

The CCC is involved at each point of the patient’s treatment plan and is in constant communication with nursing, allied health, medical and surgical staff throughout the patient’s journey.


The CCC is an integral part of the Head & Neck, Thyroid and Skin/Melanoma Multidisciplinary teams and is the primary contact point within the 3 tumour streams for the patient, their families/carers as well as an essential resource for staff.

To be successful for this position you must demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of oncology care models for cancer services in Victoria
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse with the AHPRA
  • Intermediate IT skills, Microsoft office programs and report writing
  • Advanced assessment, problem solving, critical thinking and organisational skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise clinical workload to maximise the best patient outcomes
  • The ability to be flexible and to adapt in response to changing clinical demands

We are a diverse workforce reflecting the community we care for. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI.

Contact Person Leonie McNeill
Contact Number 93424210
Closing Date 30/04/2018
Position Description
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