Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Surgical specialist year

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 07/04/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 177608

Reference: 177608

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

  • Gain invaluable experience in a 12 month consolidation of surgical knowledge
  • Have the best of both worlds - career and lifestyle
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility 

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

Heath Wing 6 is a 32 bed surgical unit who specialises in lower GI, upper GI and urology surgeries. It is an extension of Barwon Health’s operating services which comprises of 10 operating theatres in the main complex and 2 theatres and an endoscopy room in the day procedure centre, operating services perform approximately 22,000 procedures per year across both areas.

About the role 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to him/her, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery of consumer-centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements
  • Facilitation of service coordination where possible to ensure broader health and well-being issues are supported
  • Participate in improving care activities and service redesign initiatives
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care

About the culture

Our team is high performing, enthusiastic and supportive of one another. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focused on quality patient centred care. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050, everyone in ourcommunity enjoys the best health and well-being in Victoria.

 What we offer 

  •  Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours ,days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • 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.

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

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Surgical specialist year

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Alexandra Hommelhoff - (03) 4215 2251
Cara Hook - 42152251

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Surgical specialist year