Position Details

Reference Number 172279
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Surgical and Perioperative
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 30
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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


  • You deserve a Dream Carer and a Dream Lifestyle
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Permanent Part Time – 30 hours per fortnight, work with a great team providing great care

About the facility 

Heath Wing 6 – Surgical Ward
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 two 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

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. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, 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, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Collaborative Recruitment Team via email at CRURecruit@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: Surgical experience in the past 12 months
Essential: Currently Registered as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
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.
Contact Person Vicki Wall 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2251 
Closing Date 12/12/2021
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.