Registered Nurses (Grade 2) - Operating Services GEELONG, AUSTRALIA

Job posted: 16/09/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong, Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 171812

Reference: 171812

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong, Melbourne

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Advance your nursing career in perioperative nursing – permanent and fixed term hours.
  • Be part of a dynamic unit and enjoy flexible work life balance
  • Opportunities across scrub/scout, anaesthetic and recovery and pre admission/Discharge

About the facility 

Be a part of an exciting expansion in Operating Services at Barwon Health.

Operating Services at Barwon Health consists of 14 Operating theatres and one endoscopy suite across three points of care; Main Theatre, Gretta Volum Centre & Youang Surgery Centre. At Barwon Health we operate on an average of 22,000 procedures a year and across of vast array of surgical specialities; Cardiothoracic, Cardiology, ENT, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Oral Faciomaxillary, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic, Vascular, Urology & Plastics

Operating Monday to Friday; GVC comprises of two theatres and an endoscopy suite with a primary focus on high turnover lists from a variety of specialities including Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT and Ophthalmology.

Operating Monday to Thursday; Youang Surgery Centre is our newly expanded service within the existing Operating Services Department at Barwon Health. Youang Surgery Centre consists of 2 new theatres, stage 1 and 2 recovery and a dedicated admission and discharge environment. Youang Surgery Centre has a variety of specialities from Gynaecology, General Surgery & Urology.  

Our mission is to ensure the right equipment and resource is available to the right patient at the right time in the right place. We are dedicated to improving access and patient flow to provide a sustainable service that ensures high quality and safe care.

Be rewarded, grow with us and join the team today!

About the role 

You will be an experienced scrub/scout or anaesthetics and recovery nurse looking to grow your career at this exciting time of expansion at Barwon Health.  Key to your success will be your energy, enthusiasm and passion for perioperative nursing and your ability to integrate into a busy, dynamic theatre team.

You must be a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. Post graduate qualifications in a relevant area will be highly regarded.

  You will have a demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development.

You must have an excellent communication skills, are well organised and have good time management.  You will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Deliver consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements
  • Establish and maintain effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team so that patients receive quality ongoing care
  • Facilitate service coordination where possible to ensure broader health and well-being issues are supported.

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 Nurses (Grade 2) - Operating Services GEELONG, AUSTRALIA

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Emily Cannard - (03) 4215 2843
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Registered Nurses (Grade 2) - Operating Services GEELONG, AUSTRALIA