Position Details


Reference Number 162543
Position Title Registered Nurse - Scrub Scout (Grade 2)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 38
Position Summary
  • Join our dynamic theatre team at the University Hospital Geelong
  • Career advancement opportunities working within an innovative service
  • Professionally benefit by consolidating specialised skills and development in the perioperative field

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 

A position has become available for a Theatre Scrub Scout to join our Operating Services team at Barwon Health, suitable for a Registered Nurse who is seeking to develop and strengthen their skills.

Duties of your role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Being responsible for the provision of patient focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.
  • Monitoring your environment for potential problems and taking action to solve them as they arise. 
  • Establish and maintain effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multi-disciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. Theatre staff work within the framework of Barwon Health values; respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. If you enjoy a challenge and are looking to work in a friendly, well-supported team, we urge you to apply

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.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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: Peri-operative certificate in Scrub / Scout, Anaesthetic and Recovery
Essential: Ability to work shifts to cover 24 hours / 7 days a week including an oncall roster
Desirable: Motivated, enthusiastic, and have the ability to integrate into a busy, dynamic theatre team
Desirable: Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to integrate into an established theatre team
Contact Person Desma Cook 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0421 070 280 
Alternate Contact Person Gail Joorden  
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Closing Date 13/08/2020
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.