Ward 6 West has a dedicated and enthusiastic staff base. Throughout the year a number of employment opportunities arise as a result of staff regularly exploring future career advancement positions.
A number of the staff on 6 West have post graduate qualifications and the ward has a strong focus on educational opportunities. This is reflected by the Clinical Support and Resource nurse position assisting in the orientation of new staff, education and ongoing support to all staff associated with 6 West.
Nurse Unit Manager
Ph 03 9496 5832
Associate Nurse Unit Managers
Clinical Support & Resource Nurse
Dr. Andrew Scanlon DNP, MN (Nurse Practitioner), MNS, RN, NP, FACN, FACNP
Dr Andrew is a highly qualified, experienced and skilled registered nurse with over 17 year's experience in the area of neuroscience and neurosurgery. In December 2011 he became Victoria's first nurse practitioner (NP) in neurosurgery and only the third in Australia.
He has trained both in Australia and the United States and divides his time between his clinical practice as a NP at Austin Health Neurosurgery and his academic role as a lecturer at the La Trobe University School of Nursing at Austin Health.
Membership of professional Associations
Australian College of Nurse Practitioners, Australian College of Nursing, Australian Nursing Federation, Columbia University School of Nursing Alumni, Honour Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.