Registered Nurse G2 - Operating Suite

Job posted: 18/09/2023
Applications close: 09/10/2023 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 17687

Reference: 17687

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Registered Nurse Anaesthetics/Recovery
Permanent full time

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

About the role 

Our Operating Suite consists of 6 theatres and a 13-bay recovery unit to provide a 24/7 service. Grampians Health Ballarat attracts high calibre specialists which enables us to provide a variety of specialty services including Orthopaedics, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Urology, ENT, Vascular, Ophthalmology, Plastics, General surgery, and Robotic Surgeries across a variety of specialties. You will have the opportunity to be exposed to many facets of Anaesthetic and Recovery room nursing and be an integral part of our team.

As the successful applicant, you will have extensive clinical experience in Anaesthetic and Recovery room nursing for a minimum of 2 years. A post graduate qualification in the fields of Anaesthetic and/or Recovery room nursing considered advantageous. You will be expected to work collaboratively and consultatively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Working as part of our dynamic team, you will be providing and fostering best practice patient care. We have a very supportive education team and will be provided with a comprehensive orientation process. We provide formal education and training sessions on a weekly basis. Applicants must have a commitment to being part of on call teams and there will be evening and weekend shifts rostered.

Key Responsibilities, Skills and Experience

  • Anaesthetic preparation and care of patients
  • Demonstrated clinical skills in a wide range of anaesthetic procedures
  • Best practice patient of our patients in the recovery unit 
  • Excellent communication skills with the multidisciplinary team to ensure best practice care
  • Initiating action for patient care 
  • Proficiency and commitment to comply with current standards of practice
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to respond appropriately in high pressure situations

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Amanda Bell, Nurse Unit Manager on 0427 236 531 for a confidential discussion.

This position is paid in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024. The classification is Registered Nurse Grade 2 (YP2 - YP9) which ranges from $34.17 - $48.26 per hour.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registered Nurse G2 - Operating Suite

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Amanda Bell - 0427 236 531

Registered Nurse G2 - Operating Suite