Position Details

Reference Number 162628
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Anaesthetics and Recovery
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 38
Position Summary
  • University Hospital Geelong is seeking an experienced and dedicated Anaesthetic/Recovery Nurse to work within a dynamic Operating Theatre
  • Gain invaluable experience in a permanent part time opportunity within Surgical Services
  • Enjoy a role where you can work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team

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. The day procedure centre focusses on a variety of specialities including Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT and Ophthalmology.

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 

Are you looking to join an organisation that is leading the way in health care? Would you like to be part of a diverse professional team? Then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

In this role you will be responsible for the provision of patient focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. Your role will be within this dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount and primary nursing is encouraged. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both verbal and written.

To be successful in this role, it is necessary that you can balance priorities to ensure timeframes are met. You will be able to proactively and correctly assess possible problems and take actions to solve them accordingly, whilst building and maintaining the best possible relationships with patients and their families or carers.

About the culture  

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary organisation with extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and senior leaders who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

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: Ability to work differing shifts
Essential: Registered Nurse/Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) togeter with demonstrated ability to meet the ANMC competencies for the Registered Nurse/Midwife
Desirable: Post Graduate Diploma in Peri operative Nursing
Desirable: Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a health care team in an Acute health setting
Desirable: Motivated, enthusiastic, and have the ability to integrate into a busy, dynamic theatre team
Desirable: Recent anaesthetic, recovery or critical care nursing experience
Contact Person Dean Grundell 
Contact Person Job Title Acting NUM Anaesthtics and Recovery 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1787 
Alternate Contact Person Claire Pollock 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1808 
Closing Date 21/08/2020
Position Description
File name 
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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.