Position Details
Reference Number 172086
Position Title Registered Nurse - Scrub Scout Main Theatre
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Advance your nursing career in perioperative nursing – permanent and fixed term and casual hours
  • Be part of a dynamic unit and enjoy flexible work life balance
  • Opportunities across scrub/scout, anaesthetic and recovery and Surgical Hub. Cardiac theatre experience highly regarded. 

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 & Building B. 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 24/7 with on call provisions, our Main Theatre suite provides high quality of care in a fast paced environment for elective and emergency surgery management.  

Our mission is to provide high quality, safe care for the patients of Barwon health University hospital. Our dedication lies with providing positive outcomes to our community. We ensure this by practising the right equipment and resources are 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 access to all.

About the role 

You will be an experienced scrub/scout  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. Scrub Scouts with cardiac theatre experience and/or Post graduate qualifications in a relevant area will be highly regarded.

 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.

If you are looking to take on a challenging and significant role, we urge you to apply now.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
    • Professional development
    • Access to employee wellness facility
    • Salary packaging
    • Social club
    • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

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.

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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: Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
Essential: Proven ability to support change
Desirable: Recent experience as a scrub scout nurse
Desirable: Proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Desirable: Experience in cardiac theatre highly desirable
Desirable: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role? If yes where did you see the advert?
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Andrew Clissold 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 42151838 
Alternate Contact Person Dean Grundell 
Alternate Contact Number  
Closing Date 31/03/2021
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.