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Registered Nurse (Grade 2) Acute Surgical

Job posted: 21/07/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 174729

Reference: 174729

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons


Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia


Join a brand new Nursing Team at Barwon Health



  • Multiple opportunities available in this Brand new ward and team - grow together   

  • Work in a supported inclusive environment that promotes career progression through ongoing training and professional development

  • Extend your career and enhance your lifestyle in the stunning world renowned Barwon Region


About the facility 


Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care.


About the Short Stay Surgical 


A key site associated with University Hospital Geelong, Youang Surgery Centre is a newly refurbished expansion to Barwon Health’s Operating Services. The service will be high turnover with quite the acute surgical demand.It is a 16-bed unit catering for surgical patients who need to remain in hospital for up to 48 hours. The ward admits post-operative patients from all surgical specialties including but not limited to ENT, general surgery, gynaecology, plastic surgery, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, vascular and urology. The service has a high patient turnover and well-developed processes to support all members of the team.


About the role


The ward is a 16 bed surgical ward which specialises in caring for patients undergoing elective or emergency procedures by providing pre and post-operative care. The service will be high turnover with quite the acute surgical demand.


As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for the provision of patient focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.


Duties of the role include but are not limited to:



  • Delivering consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements.

  • Providing quality patient care using an evidence based approach.

  • Participation in regular audit processes to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory bodies is maintained.


Culture


Our Short Stay Surgical Team are committed to including all staff in identifying process improvements and developing strategic solutions. We are a small, supportive and cohesive team who is focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care in line with the Barwon Health values.


Our Short Stay Surgical Team are committed to including all staff in identifying process improvements and developing strategic solutions. We are a small, supportive and cohesive team who is focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care in line with the Barwon Health values.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Relocation and sponsorship support options

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast


About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA


Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.



  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.

  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area

  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) Acute Surgical

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Contact:

Jo Morris - (03) 4215 5822
Emily Cannard

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) Acute Surgical