Position Details

Reference Number 178047
Position Title Registered Nurse - Scrub/Scout
Employment Status Casual
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia.

Are you a current Scrub/Scout Registered Nurse? Casual roles available!

  • Gain invaluable experience with Operating Services in an ongoing role.
  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction in a welcoming team
  • Your choice of working in our Main Operating Theatre OR Gretta Volum and Youang Surgical Centre.

 About Our Operating Services

 We have 2 main areas where Scrub/Scout Nurses work at Barwon Health

Main Operating Theatre (Operational 24 Hrs/ day)

Main theatres at Barwon Health provide a 24 hour service to the community across 10 Operating Theatres. We not only provide access for Elective Surgery but also Semi Urgent and Emergency procedures. The specialities include Cardiothoracics, ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery,  Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Oral Faciomaxillary, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Opthalmology, Urology, Vascular and Robotic Surgery. 

Gretta Volum Centre (GVC) and Youang Surgery Centre (YSC) (Operational Monday-Friday 0700-2000Hrs).

Both YSC and GVC work collaboratively to provide care for patients undergoing Elective surgery at Barwon Health.

GVC has two operating theatres and one endoscopy procedure room. Services are provided to patients undergoing a broad range of surgical and diagnostic procedures with specialties including, Paediatric surgery, Ophthalmology, General surgery, ECT, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Lithotripsy, ENT, Endoscopy, Pain management, Cardio version and Dental.  

Youang Surgery Centre consists of 4 new theatres, we cover off on General surgery, urology, max fax, ENT, Gynaecology, Plastics.

 About you  

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Have excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate sound clinical knowledge and excellent clinical skills,
  • Provide evidence based, high quality care to patients.
  • Deliver consumer-centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements
  •  Please refer to the relevant attached position description for further details about the role.

 About the culture

You will work with and provide support to innovative teams who strive to maintain knowledge and experience. Our dedicated teams pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities. You will find the wards to be a rewarding and challenging workplace with support given for professional development and ongoing learning. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values: respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

What we offer 

  •  Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours ,days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 
  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.

 Next Steps

  • As part of your application identify the location you want to work in.
  • Application are shortlisted as received, so don’t wait and apply online today.

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.

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?
Desirable: Do you have a Post graduate qualification or working towards in the relevant speciality – Anaesthetics/Recovery or Perioperative Nursing
Desirable: Do you have a Postgraduate perioperative qualification
Desirable: Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Desirable: Working knowledge of team function and proven ability to work and support cohesive team
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.
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 and practice within ACORN standards.
Contact Person Johanne Morris 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 5822 
Closing Date 14/05/2023
Position Description
File name 
Registered Nurse-Leading Self-2022.pdf Open
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.