Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery Scrub/Scout

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 03/12/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43864

Reference: 43864

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

About MMC Theatre Services at Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between of clinical care.

Monash Medical Centre has 9 Operating Theatres and cater for a wide variety of surgical specialities including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic, vascular, UGI, ophthalmology, plastics, obstetrics & gynaecology colorectal, maxillofacial and general procedures. With co-located medical and post-surgical wards, we support our patients through their stay at Monash Health.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse, who will work within our neurosurgery team and be passionate about providing outstanding patient care. You will work within our busy theatres, working closely to directly support our professional multidisciplinary team and ensure the safety of our patients in one of their most vulnerable states.  You will be a competent Scrub/Scout nurse who is able to assist in back and brain surgery.

This is a full-time ongoing role, working across a 24/7 rotating roster, inclusive of weekends and, possibly night duty if required, to start as soon as possible!  You would also become a part of our on-call team for neurosurgery.

You will have access to resources to support you in this position, enabling you to further advance your nursing and leadership skills. We look for you to role model nursing excellence, in line with the Monash Health iCare values and delivering a high standard of evidence-based patient care.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience as a neuro scrub/scout nurse, who is able to assist in back and brain surgery and be able to bring your critical thinking and multi-tasking skills.

You need:

  • Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Perioperative nursing, desirable but not essential

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Theatre and advanced clinical practice skills

  • Clinical experience working as a Neurosurgery Scrub/Scout Nurse - Essential

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards

  • High interpersonal skills & ability to work in a fast paced, driven team

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Current Employee Working with Children Check

What We Offer:

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • Mentorship & career guidance

  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all mandatory probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

Contact us if you are interested in this great opportunity APPLY with your resume and cover letter!  Join our Theatre team at Monash Health!

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Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery Scrub/Scout

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Nicole Crisfield - 0436 618 601

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery Scrub/Scout