Perioperative Nurse - Operating Theatre

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 600 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/PERIOPMAT140317
Closing Date: 28-Mar-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2017.pdf (PDF, 91KB)


Registered Nurse Grade 2 Yr 2-10.pdf (PDF, 166KB)


Contact: Trish Burke
(03) 5485 5355

Position Details

Perioperative Nurse


Registered Nurse Div 1

5x9 hour shifts

Maternity Leave Replacement

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Division 1 Registered Nurses for the position of Registered Nurse, Grade 2, within the Operating Theatre at Echuca Regional Health & Rochester & Elmore District Health Service. 

This position will be 0.5 EFT commencing 29/5/2017 until the 8/2/2018. The successful applicant will also be subject to initial performance appraisal three months after commencement in the role.  

The successful applicant will have significant clinical experience, knowledge of theatre, a commitment to the development of the nursing profession, and teamwork. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Perioperative Certificate and / or perioperative experience and knowledge.(Preferable)
  • Motivated to best practice and in accordance with ACORN standards
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be available for the on call roster for after hours including weekends.

Our team requires someone who has:

  • An interest in Perioperative Nursing

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment.

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Trish Burke, on: (03) 5485 5355

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Applications close midnight on Tuesday, 28 March 2017


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