IQVIA - Australia

Registered Nurse Chemotherapy (Casual)

3 days left

Location
St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia; Melbourne, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Feb 2021
Closes
05 Mar 2021
Ref
R1182439
Discipline
Clinical Research
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Expression Of Interest Advertisement

IQVIA's Home Nurse Support Service is one of Australia's leading providers of patient support programs. We are seeking Registered Nurses with experience in administering Chemotherapy treatments via IV infusions for chronically ill patients.

Locations will vary, IQVIA will hold onto your resume and be in contact once we have a need in your area.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new program which enables choice of treatment setting for both patients and their Doctors/Specialists.

These positions are casual and would suit RN's currently working in a clinical oncology setting as an addition to their usual employment.In consultation with their patients, successful applicants will be able to arrange patient appointment times around their current work schedules.

You will be responsible for administering medication to a patient in their own home according to a treatment plan, including all associated nursing activities. You will be required to pick up the medicine from the local pharmacy or hospital and transport to the patient's home.

Successful applicants will have:
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Recent clinical experience in Medical Oncology or Haematology
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in administration of chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy
  • Competency in cannulation and accessing CVADs
  • Intermediate level IT proficiency
  • Exemplary ability to demonstrate empathy for patients and their carers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients, carers and specialists
  • Flexible, proactive approach to work with excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational, communication and administrative skills
  • Mobile phone with data capability
  • Full, unrestricted driver's licence and a registered, well-maintained vehicle


Successful applicants must be able to provide the following upon recruitment:
  • IV Cannulation Certificate (or declaration from NUM)
  • PICC/Port Competency Certificate (or declaration from NUM)
  • Chemotherapy Competency (ADAC or equivalent)
  • Current BLS, ALS or CPR certificate
  • Current Hand Hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control Certificate
  • Immunisation History Statement
  • Recent Police Clearance certificate
  • Working With Children certificate (except where exempt)
  • Class C Driver's license
  • Passport and/or birth certificate


Successful applicants who meet the above criteria, will be provided with program training and equipment to ensure the maximum safety of the patient and the nurse at all times.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible - to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com .

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