Registered Scrub/Scout Nurse

Job posted: 03/06/2021
Applications close: 01/07/2021 (Midnight)
17 days remaining

17 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23981

Reference: 23981

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Registered Perioperative Nurses

Operating Suite | Box Hill Hospital

  • Newly built ‘state-of-the-art’ operating suite

  • Permanent full- and part-time positions available

  • Regain work/life balance. Work close to home, shops and transport

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Our newly built state of the art operating suite at Box Hill Hospital has 10 operating theatres and 17 recovery bays. We are equipped with the latest technology, and cater to surgical specialties including orthopaedics, plastics, obstetrics & gynaecology, general, upper GI, thoracic, ENT and paediatrics.

We maintain a strong sense of customer focus, accountability and a commitment to continuous improvement and excellence. We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated Scrub/Scout registered nurses who are keen to share their knowledge and experience, and develop their career further whilst being part of a supportive perioperative team.  Post-graduate qualifications in peri anaesthetic/ perioperative nursing are highly regarded.

About our team

We are a cohesive, friendly team. Many of our nurses have been here for years. Work/life balance is super important to us; we take pride in being flexible and accommodating our team members’ needs. We actively support our employee’s growth and development, and hold regular in-service opportunities. We may not be a trauma facility but there’s certainly enough complex and challenging cases to keep us on our toes.

About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA

  • At a minimum, completion of a Transition to Specialty Practice program, and/or six months’ experience as a scrub/scout nurse in Australia

  • Excellent knowledge of best practice in perioperative nursing care

  • A passion for patient centred care

  • A strong commitment to high quality care.

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team.

  • Accountability and a supportive and engaging style

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals 

  • We know car parking is tricky. We value your safety. All staff rostered to PM and ND shifts receive a paid 15 minute break to move their cars closer to the hospital.  

Next Steps

Applications will be reviewed and received, so apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

 Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Registered Scrub/Scout Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided


TARA ANDERSON - (03) 9975 6153
THERESE DAKIN - (03) 9975 6154

Registered Scrub/Scout Nurse