Post Graduate Nurse

Job posted: 31/05/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24159

Reference: 24159

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Postgraduate Registered Nurse - Operating Suite

  • Fixed Term Position

  • 12 months, 38 hours per week + ADO

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

Perioperative Services at the Royal Women’s Hospital is a comprehensive dedicated department incorporating all aspects involved in surgical intervention for patients. The following departments are included: Triage, Surgical Pre Admission Clinic, Booking Office, Anaesthetic Department, Acute Pain Services, Sterilizing Process Service, Operating Theatre and the Day Surgery Unit.

The Operating Suite provides surgical services 24 hours per day, seven days a week and consists of five operating theatres including one dedicated emergency theatre, two procedure rooms, and a ten bay PACU. Surgical specialties include obstetrics, gynaecology, urogynaecology, breast, and oncology.

Your contibution

As a Perioperative Nurse, you will be responsible for providing care to women and their families within a multidisciplinary team environment, working collegially with other health professionals, and participating in quality improvement projects. Perioperative nurses provide patient focused nursing care for women and babies in the anaesthetic, instrument, circulating and post anaesthetic recovery roles. The care provided is evidence based and directed to improving the surgical outcomes for women and their families.

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Providing high quality nursing care

  • Promoting a friendly, respectful and supportive environment

  • Participating in quality assurance and clinical research studies

 About you

To be successful within this role you will need to:

  • Be a registered nurse with AHPRA

  • Have enrolled in a perioperative postgraduate course, preferably with Deakin University

  • Be flexible in working a rotating roster including weekends and night duty and on call

  • Have well developed interpersonal skills

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly White Ribbon and Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au

Post Graduate Nurse

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Carmen Barry - (03) 8345 3377
carmen.barry@thewomens.org.au - (03) 8345 3331

Post Graduate Nurse