Position Details

Reference Number 171586
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Theatres
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location Building B
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 156
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Join Barwon Health during this exciting expansion and make a difference to our community
  • Permanent Full Time, and Permanent Part Time roles available
  • Work with a passionate dynamic team who are committed to delivering great care

About the facility 

A key site associated with University Hospital Geelong, Building B is a newly refurbished expansion to Barwon Health’s Operating Services. It comprises of 4 operating theatres, Stage one & two recovery, preadmission and discharge facilities with a focus on Barwon Health’s elective surgery restoration plan. Barwon Health’s Operating Services includes 3 points of care; Main theatres, Gretta Volum Centre and now Building B. Between the 3 points of care there are 16 theatres and one endoscopy suite, we perform approximately 22,000 procedures per year from specialities such as; Cardiothoracic, ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Oral Faciomaxillary, Plastics, Orthopaedic, Ophthalmology, Urology, Vascular and Robotic Surgery.

About the role

To assist in the leadership; planning and delivery of a high quality service within Barwon Health’s Operating Service  whilst developing a professional and collaborative partnership as a Floor Coordinator within the Peri-Operative Department.

The theatre ANUM ensure's the effective provision of patient care in the assistance of nursing staff in the areas of patient welfare, comfort, hygiene and transport in order to achieve and maintain quality patient outcomes

 About the Culture

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.

Barwon Health staff benefits

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

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

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.


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: 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 with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Experience in the role of Scrub/Scout & or Anaesthetics & Recovery
Essential: Post graduate qualification in the relevant specialty
Essential: Willingness to work across three points of care within operating services (Gretta Volum Centre, Building B)
Essential: Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Desirable: Post graduate qualification in management or working towards
Desirable: Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Outlook (or other e-mail system), Word, Excel and Internet skills to enable quality communication
Contact Person Bronwyn Le Busque 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 3038 
Alternate Contact Person Elyse Macdonald 
Alternate Contact Number 0412 985 688 
Closing Date 31/12/2021
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.