Employment Office Brisbane City QLD, Australia
31 Jul, 2018Permanent Part Time
About Lung Foundation Australia Lung Foundation Australia is a national, not-for-profit organisation based in Brisbane. Their vision is to improve lung health and reduce the impact of lung disease by: * Educating the community in lung health and early detection of lung disease; * Reducing the burden of lung disease in the community through patient and carer support; * Influencing public policy, through advocacy across all levels of government; and * Raising funds for medical and scientific research. The Lung Foundation Australia National Office employs about 21 professional/administrative staff, supported by a team of dedicated volunteers. About the Opportunity Lung Foundation Australia is now seeking a Lung Cancer Support Nurse to join their Information & Support team in Milton, Brisbane. This is a perman ent part-time position working 7.6 hours per day / 3 days per week. Reporting to the General Manager of Thoracic Cancers and Rare Diseases, you will provide evidence-based support to patients, relatives, carers and health professionals over the phone, regarding their lung cancer-related queries or problems. This includes suggestions about lung cancer diagnosis, treatment and care, and referrals when appropriate. Your duties will include (but will not be limited to): * Providing timely telephone assistance to consumers requesting medical support; * Planning and facilitating regular telephone support group meetings, liaising and networking with health professionals through the Lung cancer MDT directory; * Developing and maintaining key networks with lung health professionals and identifying opportunities to support lung cancer nurses in the professional care of lung cancer patients, their carers and family members; and * Raising a wareness of LFA resources and support care services to consumers including printed and web-based resources. About the Benefits This is a rare and rewarding opportunity for a caring and passionate individual to further develop their career with an established NFP organisation. You'll gain invaluable experience and will be well supported with comprehensive onboarding to ensure you hit the ground running and have the best possible chance of success. In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be provided with an attractive base salary plus super, salary sacrificing options and FBT concessions, as well as six monthly performance reviews. If you're an experienced RN looking for a rewarding new opportunity - Apply Now!