Perioperative Registered Nurse

As a leading regional health care provider, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service provides a comprehensive array of services to our community. Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. With a strong focus on continuous improvement and innovation, BRHS offers a rewarding work environment where you will advance your skills and knowledge working with professional, supportive and friendly teams.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CLOP/1708254
Closing Date: 05-Apr-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Perioperative Registered Nurse - March 2023.pdf (PDF, 653KB)

Contact: Scott Joustra, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3398

Position Details

Enjoy a gratifying work environment, large enough to provide challenge and variety, small enough to make a real difference.

STATUS:       Fixed Term, Part Time – Parental Leave coverage estimated completion is 21st January 2024

HOURS:        64.0 hours per fortnight

In this role you will enjoy:

  • Variety by working across PACU, Scrub/Scout, Endoscopy, Pre Admission Clinic and Day Procedure Unit
  • Balance with a part time role that will allow you to have some extra time off in your working week.
  • Fulfilment by enjoying a rewarding role working with a dedicated and professional team.

About the role:

As part of our BRHS Perioperative Team, you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care of the perioperative patient in a competent, passionate and professional manner. This role will suit a flexible candidate looking to grow their skills in a supportive environment and engage in a fixed term role for the period of a parental leave.  

The department:

The Perioperative Suite at BRHS provides a full range of services for both local and visiting specialists. These include General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Urology, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, Vascular, Paediatrics, Dental and Gastroenterology.

Why should you apply?

  • Join a role that rapidly develops your skills and knowledge across a variety of perioperative specialist areas.
  • Enjoy extensive salary and employee wellbeing programs.
  • Inspire, innovate and drive care for our local community.
  • Join a large, growing and multifaceted organisation.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years acute nursing experience. Some experience in Surgical or Perioperative nursing is required.
  • Demonstrated competence in acute and/or surgical nursing including understanding and experience in clinical handover, escalation of care and patient education
  • A sound understanding of the functions and responsibilities of the perioperative nurse including care of the unconscious patient
  • Proven ability to communicate and prioritise effectively in high pressure situations

          Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.


Contact: Scott Joustra, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3398

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria and be submitted by selecting "Apply Now" below

Applications close: Wednesday 5th April 2023

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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