Overview

Western NSW Local Health District


Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project. Join our ever-growing team!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $103,110.07 – $106,496.46 ph (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Location: Dubbo, NSW

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Radiation Oncology
Dubbo Health Service

About the role:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work within Cancer Services at Dubbo?

Dubbo Health Service is now looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Clinical Nurse Specialist – Radiation Oncology to join the cancer services team.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 (CNS) will be responsible for the provision of high level person centred and evidence based clinical nursing care. This role will undertake comprehensive nursing assessments, referral, providing expert consultation and educational support to staff, patients and family in the Radiation Oncology Setting.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a supportive and growing team. The successful applicant will bring energy and enthusiasm to the role, work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and have a focus on the delivery of safe, effective, quality nursing care.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Where you’ll be working:
Dubbo Health Service is a part of the Western NSW Local Health District and a major rural referral hospital providing critical care, specialist medical inpatient and outpatient services, surgery, mental health and many specialized allied health and medical outreach services.

The Western Cancer Centre is a progressive unit providing holistic services to Western NSW and recently opened in Oct 2021. The centre provides expanded and upgraded clinical services including 16 Chemotherapy chairs, Radiotherapy services, and for the first time a Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scan for cancer diagnostics is available in a regional location.

For more information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service please visit www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au

Living & Working in Dubbo

If you’re considering a tree change, Dubbo provides one of the best Australia has to offer. It is a major regional city with a population of about 52,000 people situated on the beautiful Macquarie River, 420 kilometers north-west of Sydney. It is a progressive city with a thriving town centre. There are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard and many regional towns.

With boutique shops, major chain supermarkets and retailers, weekend markets, wineries and parks, affordable housing and property prices, the iconic Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Charles Sturt University, TAFE Western Campus, private and public schools, early learning and child care and so much more, life in Dubbo really is a package deal.

For more information on living and working in Dubbo, visit https://dubbo.com.au/live.

Also visit our website www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au for interviews and testimonials from our current staff about their experiences moving to Dubbo.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:

Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 14 January 2022 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Tim Williams on
(02) 6809 6210 or Timothy.williams@health.nsw.gov.au

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

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