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Reference Number 63462
Position Title Colorectal Nurse Coordinator
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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Colorectal Nurse Coordinator

  • Seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Colorectal Team 
  • Full time fixed term -  76 hours per fortnight for first 6 months
  • Then Part time ongoing - 32 hours per fortnight

Your new role:

  • timely access to Specialist Clinic services and inpatient care
  • safe, effective, and patient centered care
  • access to digital health strategies such as telehealth and the Health hub to optimise care

For the first 6 months (76 hours per fortnight) you will work closely with the Specialist Clinics Reform Project Manager, responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining strategies to improve the patient journey across the continuum of care, including out-of-hospital patient management and liaising with GP’s.


After which as the part time ongoing (32 hours per fortnight) Colorectal Nurse Coordinator (CRNC), you will:

  • Work in consultation and collaboration with the Colorectal Medical staff, Nurse Unit Managers, and Specialist Clinics team to assist in the coordination of care for patients with colon and rectal diseases.
  • Act as a resource person for the health service, promoting best practice in the provision of patient care through clinical initiatives and service innovation.
  • advocate for, and support, the patients under your care

About you:

  • Can demonstrate superior clinical expertise together with outstanding interpersonal negotiation and communication skills.
  • Recent acute medical and surgical nursing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, resourceful and adaptive to change
  • Strive to make a difference in patient care.
  • lead by example with kindness and compassion

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • We have a commitment to training, education and CPD activities are fully supported.
  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Experience in colorectal surgical nursing
Desirable: Experience in clinically based nursing education
Desirable: Experience in management, quality or clinical education.
Desirable: Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant area of specialty
Contact Person Hannele Parojarvi
Contact Number 0428544966
Alternate Contact Person Sandra Gates
Alternate Contact Number 93427232
Closing Date 02/06/2022
Position Description
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