Perioperative Registered Nurse

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 75663

Reference: 75663

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


Registered Nurses – Perioperative Operating Suite

  • Full Time and Part Time ongoing and fixed term positions available
  • Seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to grow and develop their clinical skills in a major trauma hospital
  • 4 main locations, Main Theatre, CSSD, 3 East/23 hour and 3 West Day Procedure

About the service:
As one of the leading tertiary trauma centres in Melbourne, the operating suite comprises of 16 theatres, 3 off the floor sites and 25 recovery bays supporting the provision of major surgical procedures such as; kidney transplant, free flaps, complex neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery and major orthopaedic and trauma e.g. pelvic, multi trauma.

Our Perioperative Services incorporate 4 main locations, Main Theatre, CSSD, 3 East and 3 West Day Procedure.

The Main Theatre is looking to grow our dedicated and knowledgeable team. We are wanting you to bring your demonstrated skills and experience within a theatre environment, to care for our diverse patients. The work we do takes us in inspiring new directions and helps us consolidate and expand our clinical skills. The Main Theatre hours of operation are staffed 24/7 with on-call staff required.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Actively and positively contribute to a high functioning multidisciplinary Perioperative nursing team
  • Promote patient advocacy, health promotion and teaching
  • Provide high quality standards of patient care. This includes the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care

What you will need to succeed:

  • Recent experience in an perioperative or similar role in an acute hospital setting (minimum 2 years)
  • You are an AHPRA Registered Nurse and are willing to work a range of AM/PM an night duty on call shifts within our supportive and dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to respond appropriately to emergency and trauma caseload including cardiopulmonary arrest situations
  • You have effective communication skills and a passion for continued professional development
  • Completion of a Post Graduate qualification in Perioperative Nursing or working towards completion is highly desirable

Next steps?
Is this the position for you? Click ‘Apply Now’ and attach your resume, cover letter and complete all questions within the application process to be considered.
Don’t miss out! Position may close early with suitable applicants being shortlisted immediately
Benefits of working with the RMH:

  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport
  • Generous financial support through our RMH Postgraduate Scholarship Program

Professional Development Opportunities:

  • Newly available- RISE program -Registered Nurses Introduction to Specialty which is a free 6 month speciality program
  • A robust education calendar released monthly with ever changing education sessions held during working hours on the ward
  • Clinical and non-clinical short courses available & supported year round

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. In accordance with the Victorian Government’s Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccines and must provide evidence of their vaccination status prior to commencement.
We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Perioperative Registered Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Breony "Bree" Richards - 93428189

Perioperative Registered Nurse