Perioperative Services Manager (As per award)

Job posted: 31/01/2023
Applications close: 26/03/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Maryborough District Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/23011

Reference: VG/23011

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

This is a great opportunity for a suitable individual to join the Theatre Team at MDHS, working in the role of Perioperative Services Manager, in a permanent Full Time position!

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Perioperative Services Manager

Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight

Classification: Registered Nurse – NUM 3 (NM11)

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 – 2024  

It's a very exciting time to be working at MDHS.

As an organisation we are energised and committed to changing the health care story with our community delivering GREAT care with a GREAT team.

And we are seeking an energetic and dynamic Perioperative Services Manager to not only lead our perioperative team but also play a key role in our hospital rebuild that commences very soon.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a progressive team who provide surgical services to our local and wider community. The Perioperative Services manager role will enable the successful candidate to take the next step in their leadership career and be actively involved daily operations and additional initiatives.

Theatre operates 6 days per week with a variety of lists including general surgery, scopes, ENT and gynaecology.  This role is responsible for providing customer-oriented clinical, operational leadership to the team and ongoing development of practice guidelines and protocols in concert with collaborative patient management.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Perioperative qualifications and experience
  • Excellent Communications skills
  • Advanced Life Support

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses and midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Become an integral leader- Build, grow and lead the Perioperative team at MDHS, embedding patient centred care and service excellence across the health service
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centre of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Current knowledge and experience in Operating Procedures, Pre Admissions and Sterilising Operations, with relevant Post Graduate qualifications or working towards same
  3. Three years leadership experience
  4. Exceptional, relevant clinical knowledge and management expertise – minimum of 3 years' experience in a Perioperative Suite
  5. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in departmental financial budgeting and the ability to utilize information technology to enhance practice
  6. Working knowledge of national standards, regulations and compliance requirements
  7. Demonstrated commitment to clinical excellence and patient experience


  1. Collaboration: Works effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationsips
  2. Building Trust: Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organisation
  3. Self-Management: Invites feedback on own behavior and impact; work both independently and in a complex team environment; ability to forward plan use own initiative to plan and prioritise work to achieve set targets and meet deadlines
  4. Managing Conflict: Deals effectively with others in an antagonistic situation, using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people
  5. Change Management: Ability to clearly articulate reason for change, assess the impact of the change on individuals and the organization, as well as implementing activities to address the impact of the change
  6. Conceptual and Analytical Ability: Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably; uses analytical and conceptual skills to reason through problems
  7. Collaboration: Works effectively and cooperatively with all stakeholders; establish and maintain good working relationships consistent with MDHS values of GREAT


For further information, please contact Heather Blazko via hblazko@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0326.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 26th March 2023.


Applications are to include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume
  • Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check. NDIS Workers Screening will be required for workers identified as working within a risk assessed role.

Perioperative Services Manager (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Heather Blazko - ADON - Acute Services | hblazko@mdhs.vic.gov.au or 5461 0326

Perioperative Services Manager (As per award)