Registered Nurse - Pre-admission Clinic/ Elective Surgery Access Unit (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 04/04/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/BRHS/CLINOPS/1787071

Reference: VG/BRHS/CLINOPS/1787071

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

We are a growing regional health service where passionate and committed nurses make great things happen

Contracts: 1 x Ongoing, Part-Time, 24.0 hours per fortnight

                  1 x Casual relief position

                  Please specify your preferred contract in your application                      


A rare opportunity has arisen for skilled Registered Nurses with surgical nursing or perioperative experience to join our dedicated Surgical Services Access Unit team. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a new challenge in a rewarding and diverse role.

The Position:

Reporting to the Elective Surgery Access Coordinator, this role works across the areas of Preadmission Clinic, Elective Surgery Access Service and at times, the Day Procedure Unit. The role of the Surgical Services Access Unit is to facilitate safe and timely preparation of elective surgery patients for surgery, with a focus on patient centred, integrated care at all times. 

Key responsibilities include; the effective triaging or waiting list referrals, ensuring all pre-operative patients receive appropriate pre-surgery nursing and medical assessment. Annual leave and sick leave cover for the Surgical Services Access nursing team is also a requirement of the role.

Why should you apply?

  • Enjoy being part of our supportive and flexible team, and working 8 hour shifts on week days only.
  • Experience job satisfaction through focusing on the individual needs of your patients.
  • Rapidly expand your skills caring for a broad range of patient presentations.
  • Enjoy extensive salary packaging options to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay

Key criteria required:

  • Current AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 2 years' acute nursing including experience in perioperative or surgical is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge and assessment skills in clinical and surgical nursing including the ability to preoperatively identify and escalate patient related anaesthetic and surgical risks.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient centred care including the ability to develop a patient centred care plan, including appropriate referral as required.

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.


For more information contact: Jennifer Bugbird, Surgical Services Access & Business Manager on 03 5150 3408

Applications close: Sunday 26th May 2024.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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Registered Nurse - Pre-admission Clinic/ Elective Surgery Access Unit (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Jennifer Bugbird, Surgical Services Access Manager | 03 5150 3408

Registered Nurse - Pre-admission Clinic/ Elective Surgery Access Unit (As per advertisement)