Position Details

Reference Number 165773
Position Title Clinical Support Nurse - Operating Services Scrub Scouts
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 66.5
Position Summary
  • Dynamic and diverse role leadership role in a critical unit
  • Grow your career at an organisation invested in your ongoing development
  • Rewarding permanent part time role – 66.5 hours per fortnight

About the facility

Operating Services comprises of 10 operating theatres in the main complex and 2 theatres and an endoscopy room in the day procedure centre. We perform approximately 22,000 procedures per year across both areas. Our Operating Suite encompasses a variety of specialities including Cardiothoracics, Vascular, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Urology, Plastics, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT and Ophthalmology. We are also one of the few tertiary hospitals that offers robotic surgery.

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.

About the role

An opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with education or clinical support experience to apply for the role of Clinical Support Nurse within the Operating Theatre Scrub Scout at Barwon Health. 

You will work as an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change in the coordination and delivery of care, ensuring appropriate referral to, and in consultation with, other relevant health professionals, and service providers, as appropriate.

Duties of your role will be to provide direct clinical support and guidance to less experienced or newly appointed nursing staff. You will also encourage an active learning environment in which clinical skills are acquired and improved with current nursing knowledge, evidence based practice principles and research

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health’s diverse operating services teams provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in our specialist areas.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

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 on (03) 4215 0520 or 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.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Nurse/Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) together with demonstrated ability to meet the ANMC competencies for the Registered Nurse/Midwife Essential
Essential: Advanced clinical knowledge and skill in perioperative nursing
Essential: Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing
Desirable: Previous experience in a Clinical Support or Education Role in Perioperative Nursing
Essential: Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills
Contact Person Elyse Macdonald 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 1347 
Contact Email emagee@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Desma Cook 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1838 
Closing Date 07/02/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.