Join our steering committee

The Australia and New Zealand – Lung Cancer Nurses Forum (ANZ-LCNF) are currently calling for expressions of interest from nurses who would like to join the Steering Committee. The steering committee is responsible for providing guidance on overall strategic direction of the ANZ-LCNF.  Expressions of interest can be submitted from nurses who either have a vast interest in, or who work/care for patients with lung cancer and/or Mesothelioma – whether that is a Research Nurse/Lung Cancer Nurse Coordinator/Radiation Oncology/Education /Medical/Oncology /Palliative Care/Research/etc or within a multi-disciplinary team.  Preference will be to nurses who have a direct influence over patient care.

Statement of Purpose

The ANZ-LCNF has been established to provide a forum for specialist nurses working with people affected by lung cancer/mesothelioma to promote a standardised, evidence-based approach to care delivery for all people.

Objectives

The initial objectives of the ANZ-LCNF special interest group are to:

  • Develop educational resources for patients, their families and carers
  • Develop lung cancer/Mesothelioma educational resources for nurses
  • Establish a communication forum for nurses working in lung cancer/mesothelioma care
  • Encourage the use of research based approaches in the delivery of patient care
  • Provide members with opportunities for networking, support and education
  • Contribute to a national voice on strategic and clinically relevant issues in the care of people affected by lung cancer and mesothelioma

Commitment

  • Communications predominately via email
  • Minimum of 3 Committee teleconferences a year
  • If possible, one face to face Steering Committee meeting shall be scheduled annually
  • Annual Members’ meeting – ALCC or CNSA

Positions Available

  • Australian State Representatives: NSW, ACT and NT
  • New Zealand Representative
  • Indigenous/Rural/Remote

Eligibility & Required Documents

In order to be eligible to express interest in one of the above mentioned positions you will be/need:

  • A qualified Nurse
  • Either have a vast interest in, or who work/care for patients with lung cancer/Mesothelioma
  • Brief Bio (1 page)
  • Endorsement by Nurse Director and/or Lead MDT Clinician

Process

You will need to complete an Expression of Interest form below clearly stating which position you are applying for and your application must be endorsed/seconded:

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Submit applications via email, post or fax to:

Email: ashleigh@lungfoundation.com.au

Fax: 07 3368 3564

Mail:

Lung Foundation Australia
Lung Cancer National Program
C/O Thoracic Cancer Co-ordinator
PO Box 1949
MILTON QLD 4064