Position Details


Reference Number 168450
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Surgery & Perioperative
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 35
Position Summary
  • Permanent Part Time – 35 hours per fortnight
  • Have the best of both worlds - career and lifestyle
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility 

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

Heath Wing 6 is a 32 bed surgical unit who specialises in lower GI, upper GI and urology surgeries. Heath Wing 6 is an extension of Barwon Health’s operating services which comprises of 10 operating theatres in the main complex and 2 theatres and an endoscopy room in the day procedure centre, operating services perform approximately 22,000 procedures per year across both areas. 

About the role 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of patient, client and resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to him/her, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes.

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Delivery of consumer centred care that meets best practice standards and in line with Barwon Health requirements
  • Facilitation of service coordination where possible to ensure broader health and well-being issues are supported
  • Participate in improving care activities and service redesign initiatives
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care

About the culture

Our team is high performing, enthusiastic and supportive of one another. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

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.

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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?
Contact Person Vicki Wall 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 2251  
Closing Date 11/05/2021
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.