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Donation Specialist Nursing Coordinator

Date: 15-Jun-2022

Search suburb or city: Carlton, VIC, AU, 3053

Company: Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

  • Exciting new Donation Specialist Nursing Specialist roles with DonateLife Victoria
  • Multiple part-time positions available - Employment with a metropolitan Health Service
  • Melbourne, VIC location


This is your opportunity to find a life-giving purpose
DonateLife Victoria (DLV), under the direction of Australian Organ and Tissue Authority, works to maximise access for Australians to organ and tissue donation and transplantation through the implementation of national strategies and best practices. DLV works directly with 20 Victorian hospitals to ensure Victorians are able to fulfil their wishes to donate and that organ donation is an integral part of quality end of life care in Victoria. DLV is affiliated with the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood (Lifeblood).


DonateLife Victoria has an inspiring opportunity for you
Having successfully increased donation services within this sector, DLV is now seeking experienced professionals with a history of excellence in clinical practice who thrive on making a difference to save and enhance lives. 

Working as part of the DLV team of professionals, you will coordinate organ donation activity and work with the hospital teams to support all aspects of organ and tissue donation. As a key resource in organ and tissue donation, this role provides a great deal of autonomy and the opportunity to liaise and network with a variety of clinical and non-clinical stakeholders. Sound interesting? Here’s what we’re looking for;


  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Nursing Division 1 (General) 
  • Post graduate qualifications in critical care 
  • Experience in a senior nursing position 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and an illustration of continued professional development
  • High level of interpersonal, relationship management skills and a proven capacity to work collaboratively with both clinical and non-clinical stakeholders at multiple levels
  • Outstanding teamwork skills to support the achievement of shared goals
  • An excellent communicator who is capable of working independently and able to identify, assess and resolve problems creating positive value outcomes
  • Available to work 24/7 shift work roster and travel to attend hospitals throughout Victoria (including working away from home as required)
  • A current driver’s licence


These part-time positions have an extensive orientation and training program as well as ongoing team support to ensure that you are successful in your role.


Thrive in a diverse culture that cares for your wellbeing 
We welcome different perspectives and backgrounds and we’re proud to foster an environment where people can come together to achieve their very best. That’s why we don’t believe in one-size-fits-all – especially when it comes to your wellbeing. Every employee is unique and we’ve developed a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of all our people.


Excited to join us? Apply now and discover a career filled with life-giving possibilities.


Next steps
If all of the information above has got you excited about applying for this role and you meet the requirements of the position then we would love for you to apply. 

Applications for this role close Sunday 3 July 2022


Important: interviews are likely to take place between Monday 4th July and 8th July 2022 so you will need to have availability to interview during this time. The commencement date for these positions will being Monday 29th August 2022.


We strive for an inclusive environment where people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives are respected, connected, and able to contribute to the best of their ability, with equal access to opportunities and resources.

If selected, you’ll be required to complete a number of background checks — don’t worry, we’ll help you through this process.


Discover more about how you can make a difference by saving lives…For further details on this position please contact DonateLife Victoria on (03) 8317 7400


While we appreciate all interest in our business, we won’t engage with or accept candidates from agencies or consulting firms on this occasion.”