Perioperative Registered Nurses

Great opportunity for an experienced nurse with a surgical or perioperative background to join our Perioperative team in a diverse role.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1402366
Closing Date: 19-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Perioperative Registered Nurse - 1402366 - June 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 278KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Janine Ingram, Perioperative Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3398

Position Details


ROLE 1: Ongoing, Part Time, 48.0 hours per fortnight

ROLE 2: Parental Leave contract, Part Time, 48.0 hours per fortnight


Two opportunities have arisen for skilled Registered Nurses with surgical and/or theatre experience to join our Perioperative team in either on ongoing or parental leave relief capacity.  Please specify in your application the vacancy(s) you wish to be considered for.

These roles will enable you to enjoy a range of Perioperative work providing you with job variety and the opportunity to develop your skills in a variety of Perioperative areas.  These may include PACU, Scrub/Scout, Endoscopy, Pre Admission Clinic, and Day Procedure Unit. 

Our Perioperative suite comprises Pre Admission Clinic, Day Procedure Unit, and two well-equipped operating theatres with state of the art operating equipment.  Our theatre attracts high calibre specialists which enable us to provide a variety of specialty services including Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Urology, ENT and General surgery.

The Perioperative unit offers a friendly team environment with a comprehensive orientation process in addition to strong professional development support.  To be considered for these positions, applicants must be able to work 8 and 1o hour shifts and have a commitment to being part of the on-call team.


Successful applicants must demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 2 years acute nursing experience
  • Competence in acute nursing including an understanding and experience in clinical handover, escalation of care, care of the unconscious patient and patient education
  • Some experience in Surgical or Perioperative nursing
  • A surgical conscience in all aspects of the perioperative work environment, in particular standards relating to infection prevention
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Good level of knowledge of IT systems
  • Post graduate certificate in Perioperative Nursing would be an advantage


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room


For more information on the position, contact:  

Janine Ingram, Perioperative Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3398

Applications by close of business:

Wednesday 19th June 2019


Further position details are available in the position description.

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

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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