Registered Nurse G2

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 28/07/2022 (Midnight)
27 days remaining

27 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 42360

Reference: 42360

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join Surgery and Endoscopy Centre.

Details of Department

The Operating Service includes 11 operating rooms, 2 procedure rooms, 2 Endoscopy rooms, a post anaesthetic recovery unit with high dependency patient facilities and a Surgery and Endoscopy Centre.  The Surgery and Endoscopy Centre (SAEC) is currently located across two sites.   Day Surgery, DOSA and Endoscopy are managed on level 2, Austin Tower, Monday to Friday.   Twelve short stay beds facilitate the care of short stay surgery patients up to 48 hours, this service is currently located on 9 West HSB and is a 24-hour, seven-day service.

The service provides for a broad range of elective and emergency surgical procedures including Liver Transplant and Cardiac Surgery with the service for emergency surgery available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The elective service operates Monday – Friday only. The Austin Operating Service has a strong commitment to professional support and education of staff and continuously ensuring our patients receive excellence in care at all times.

The Surgery and Endoscopy Centre (SAEC) is a dynamic and progressive unit consisting of 30 points of care, consisting of Trolleys and recliners and a large admission and discharge reception area.

Patients come from numerous surgical units such as ENT, Endoscopy, Plastics, Urology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Ortho, Vascular etc.

Day of Surgery patients (DOSA) from surgical units such as Cardiac and Neuro Surgery are also admitted though SAEC. Day Surgery and short stay patients are chosen from ASA 1& ASA 2 classifications and require uncomplicated surgery. SAEC also treats patients requiring emergency surgery.

The SAEC team endeavor at all times to provide the highest standard of patient care in a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment

Details of position/position requirements

  • Current acute nursing experience

  • Advanced communication skills 

  • A commitment to Austin Health values: Integrity, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

  • A patient focused approach to care

  • A positive approach to ongoing self-education and skill development

  • A flexible, innovative team-oriented approach to service delivery

  • A positive approach to change and diversity

  • Sound knowledge of using a MS windows environment; email, internet and file management

  • Ability to work in a high functioning team environment

  • Availability to work 10-hour shifts, Monday to Friday for a fixed term. 

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure high quality nursing care is provided to all patients and clients ensuring standards meet professional, organization, legal and ethical requirements.

  • Perform the duties of this position efficiently to the standards of the department, including participating in the Austin Health performance appraisal program.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Registered Nurse G2

Job type:

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Tanya Wilson-Guest - (03) 9496 3869
Lenka Bujas - (03) 9496 3306

Registered Nurse G2