Perioperative Registered Nurse-Grade 2

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 30/09/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24347

Reference: 24347

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Perioperative Registered Nurses – Maroondah Hospital

  • Be part of a dynamic, friendly and supportive team

  • Extensive learning and career progression opportunities

  • Eastern suburbs – work close to home, close to public transport and shops

Want to work closer to home? Looking to experience public health? Perhaps you’re ready for a change? Maroondah Hospital has various opportunities for perioperative registered nurses.

Operating Theatres at Eastern Health

Maroondah Hospital has four operating theatres, and supports a wide variety of orthopaedics, plastics, breast, endoscopy, general surgery. With an on-site ICU, acute medical and surgical units, we offer care to patients for the duration of their hospital journey. Eastern Health has a philosophy of Patients First. Patients’ care and safety is paramount. Shifts are 9.5 and 5 hour lengths and include early, late and weekend work – with on call requirements, up to 76 hours per fortnight. Our theatres operate on a 24/7 basis, and we also require staff to undertake a component of night duty. Watch this video to find out more https://youtu.be/fNbEsfYk_4w

About the role

We have opportunities for compassionate and experienced perioperative nurses interested in casual, fixed term and permanent full- or part-time positions available. We are seeking knowledgeable and skilled perioperative nurses for our Scrub/Scout and Anaesthetics/PACU teams:

  • Scrub/Scout

    • Provide exceptional nursing care and advocacy for your patients in theatre

    • Assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate the care needs of patients

    • Continually monitor patients’ conditions, report changes and escalate concerns during procedures

  • Anaesthetics/PACU

    • Coordinate and deliver patients’ anaesthetics and recovery needs

    • Identify and appropriately escalate patients’ changing needs

    • Demonstrate the Eastern Health value of patients first, ensuring safety and positive outcomes

You will be a valued member of, and work closely with, our highly dedicated, multi-disciplinary team. We pride ourselves on going above and beyond to provide our patients with timely access to high quality care. You will be supported by a team of experienced clinicians including clinical educators and a cohesive leadership team.

About you

 To be successful in the role you will have:

 A minimum of 24 months Perioperative experience in Scrub/Scout nursing

  • Post Graduate qualifications in Perioperative Nursing will be highly regarded

  • Current registration with AHPRA (essential)

  • Successful completion of a nurse graduate program (essential)

  • Recent acute nursing experience (within Australia)

  • Post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded

  • An empathetic and personable demeanour

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities.  We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

With a strong commitment to research and teaching, we offer many professional development opportunities, and our online learning platform, iLearn, holds a wealth of information to assist you with your ongoing learning and development. In addition, we offer discounted private health insurance, a variety of leave options, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Next Steps

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Applications will be considered as received, apply now!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Perioperative Registered Nurse-Grade 2

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Sherryn DOHERTY - (03) 9871 1706

Perioperative Registered Nurse-Grade 2