Position Details
Reference Number 160420
Position Title Clinical Support Nurse - Operating Services (Anaestherics & Recovery)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 66.5
Position Summary
  • Rewarding part time role – 66.5 hours available per fortnight
  • Be part of our supportive, innovative and flexible team environment
  • Ongoing training and professional development life

About the facility

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 7,000 staff. Barwon Health has consistently received awards for being at the forefront of high quality health care services to the community and has been highly successful when accredited against the National Safety and Quality Standards in Oct. 2013.  We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.

About the role

An opportunity exists for Operating Theatre staff with education or clinical support experience to apply for the role of Clinical Support Nurse in Anaesthetics and Recovery.  

You will work as an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change in the coordination and delivery of care, ensuring appropriate referral to, and in consultation with, other relevant health professionals, and service providers, as appropriate.

Duties of your role will be to provide direct clinical support and guidance to less experienced or newly appointed nursing staff. You will also encourage an active learning environment in which clinical skills are acquired and improved with current nursing knowledge, evidence based practice principles and research

About the culture

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high quality service. Barwon Health’s diverse Surgical and Perioperative unit provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in our specialist areas.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is 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
Essential: Advanced clinical knowledge and skill in perioperative nursing
Essential: Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills
Essential: Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing - Anaesthetics & Recovery Room
Desirable: Previous experience in a Clinical Support or Education Role in Perioperative Nursing
Contact Person Kate Anderson 
Contact Person Job Title Acting Operating Services Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1347 
Alternate Contact Person Dean Grundell 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1778 
Closing Date 27/01/2020
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.