Perioperative positions vacant

The Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) Australia’s peak body of perioperative nursing exists to serve its members, the perioperative profession, the patient and the wider community to promote the prevention and control of disease. ACORN’s vision for all Australian patients to receive the safest and highest quality of evidence-based perioperative care in the world.

ACORN are currently seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead the College in partnership with the board, drive our vision and to ensure that all hospitals and Healthcare facilities adhere to the ACORN Standards. Being a Nation Wide Organisation ACORN’s new CEO is able to be located anywhere within the country.

About the opportunity

The CEO will be responsible for the Operational Management of the College, duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Working to and implementing ACORN’s strategic plan
  • Ensuring that ACORN standards are used Nationwide
  • Overseeing Financials
  • Creating and submitting Media Releases
  • Management of staff
  • Ensuring Corporate and Clinical Governance of the College are adhered to. Development and review of policies and procedures in partnership with COO and the Board
  • Travelling to and from board and other meetings

A little about you

We are seeking a Part Time CEO (2.5 days per week) with demonstrated experience in a managerial position as well recent experience as a Perioperative Nurse. Our ideal CEO is someone who is a strategic thinker and will help us to achieve our mission, vision and goals. The ideal person will:

  • Have high interpersonal skills and be confident in liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be an experienced Perioperative Nurse and ideally a Masters Degree in Business, Nursing or a similar field.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and build effective relationships.
  • Be able to lead the organisation and implement change as needed.
  • Have highly developed administrative and organisational skills.
  • Have sound IT skills with advanced Microsoft Office skills.
  • Be confident in your ability to problem-solve, show initiative and be accountable for your actions.
  • You must have a safe and comfortable place to work and a reliable internet connection.

This is an incredible opportunity for you to join ACORN, to take on a challenging in a rewarding role while supporting our company’s continual growth through our mission and values.

If this sounds like a position that you would be interested please send your application to our recruiter Sarah Hutchinson at sarah@wecarerecruitment.com.au or call her for a confidential discussion on 0433 309 610

 

 

Monash Health

  • Permanent Part time employment opportunity, Monday to Friday.

  • Play a key role in the supporting the efficient management of our Emergency Departments 

  • Enviable Professional and Leadership development opportunities available 

 

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities. The Cranbourne Centre is in the heart of the growth corridor in South East Melbourne. We are evolving and in turn, and so are the roles we have available. We are seeking a Perioperative Clinical Support Nurse for the Day Surgery Unit at Cranbourne Centre which is a two theatre complex, incorporating Day Ward and Sterilising Services. Our current surgical specialties include Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Colorectal and Gynaecology, and we cater for adult and paediatric patients. Our team is passionate, caring and committed to providing high quality Day Surgery. We operate Mon–Fri between 0700–1800 hours. A mixture of 8, 9 and 10 hour shifts, as rostered, will be required. 

About the Role 

We are excited to announce an opportunity for a perioperative Clinical Support Nurse within the theatres at our Cranbourne Centre. Working closely with the Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator, the successful applicant will support and facilitate education across the workforce including undergraduate, graduate and post graduate nurses. You will be responsible for presenting education sessions, undertaking mandatory education assessments for staff and providing educational support as needed. You will also be supported in your own professional development and will work closely with the Nursing and Midwifery Education & Strategy (NaMES) team. This is a permanent position 0.5 EFT – 40 hours per fortnight. 

About You

Applications are sought for a highly motivated, experienced perioperative nurse who is looking at a career in education. We are looking for a registered nurse with extensive experience in perioperative nursing (including anaesthesia and recovery room nursing). Successful applicants will display exceptional communication skills, a capacity to work both independently and collaboratively, and provide contemporary innovative education across the Operating Suite. 

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence 

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles 

What you need: 

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Working with Children’s Check

  • Proven Perioperative clinical experience

  • Dedication to continuing education in the nursing profession 

  • Cert IV in education and training is desirable 

What we offer?

  • competitive salary

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams 

  • In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles. Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made. As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. This is a readvertised position. Previous applicants need not apply. Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health. 

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here.

Applications close Friday 27 September 2019

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Registered nurses (PACU) – Theatre, ICU, Women’s and Perioperative Services, Cairns, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Salary between $70 702 and $90 686 p.a. (F/T) or $35.65 to $45.73 p.h. (P/T), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75 per cent) and annual leave loading (17.5 per cent) (Nurse Grade 5).

Several permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time positions available up to 12 months, hours negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months.

Duties/abilities:   

To deliver competent, evidence-based nursing care in line with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards including the service goals of the Cairns and Hinterland and Health Service to work within a team-based system allowing exposure in all disciplines within the Perioperative, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and Anaesthetic departments.              

Enquiries: Helen Campbell, 07 4226 6920

Job ad reference: CA287284

Application kit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA287284

Closing date: Friday 27 September 2019

Applications close Friday 27 September 2019

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Registered nurses (PACU) – Theatre, ICU, Women’s and Perioperative Services, Cairns, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Salary between $70 702 and $90 686 p.a. (F/T) or $35.65 to $45.73 p.h. (P/T), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75 per cent) and annual leave loading (17.5 per cent) (Nurse Grade 5).

Several permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time positions available up to 12 months, hours negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months.

Duties/abilities:   

To deliver competent, evidence-based nursing care in line with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards including the service goals of the Cairns and Hinterland and Health Service to work within a team-based system allowing exposure in all disciplines within the Perioperative, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit and Anaesthetic departments.              

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), varicella (chicken pox) and pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B. 

Enquiries: Helen Campbell, 07 4226 6920

Job ad reference: CA286735

Application kit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA286735

Closing date: Friday 27 September 2019

Applications close: Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Senior Medical Officer (Rural Generalist – Relieving) Medical Services, Rural and Remote Services, various locations across Cairns

Remuneration value up to $26 576 p.m., comprising salary between $5963.70 - $6888.00 p.f. (L13-L18), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), allowances included. (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy).

Duties/abilities

To contribute as a dynamic medical relieving Senior Medical Officer, providing unsupervised, high quality medical services to the local community. You will maintain patient safety and be actively involved in leadership, supervision and training of junior doctors and students. 

  • Potential applicants are advised that the Aged care Act 1997 requires Queensland Health employees and volunteers of aged care services to have a current National Police Certificate. Queensland Health will facilitate the applicants obtaining the above check.
  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B. Further information: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

Enquiries

Dr Tjaart Grobbelaar 07 4092 9300

Job Ad Reference

CA318966

Application details

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA318966

Closing date

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Applications close: Thursday, 29 August 2019

Clinical Nurses, Theatre Department, ICU, Women’s and Perioperative Services, Cairns

Salary commencing from $92 239 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 (1)), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CA318887

Further your experience now. We have exciting and rewarding positions for Clinical Nurses to join our dedicated Theatre Department team at Cairns Hospital to make a real difference. The Clinical Nurse provides an early leadership role and direct nursing care at an advanced level across the Theatre Department. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for a specific patient population and operates in more complex situations while providing support and direction to the Registered Nurse, the multidisciplinary team members and other non-registered nursing personnel. Apply Now. 

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B.

Further information: www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

Enquiries

Helen Campbell - Helen Campbell

Job Ad Reference: CA318887

Application details

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA318887

 

Closing date

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Applications close Wednesday 14 August 2019

Associate Nurse Manager – Cranbourne Centre Day Surgery 

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Associate Nurse Manager (ANM) with perioperative background, has become available at Cranbourne Integrated Care. 

About our theatres at Cranbourne Centre

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18 000 people across a range of specialties. The Day Surgery Unit at Cranbourne Centre is a two-theatre complex, incorporating Day Ward and Sterilising Services. Our current surgical specialties include ophthalmology, general surgery and gynaecology, and we cater for adult and paediatric patients. Our team is passionate, caring and committed to providing high quality day surgery.

As a valuable member of our leadership team, we are committed to working with you to become your professional best. We offer clinical education sessions, training on the job and career progression to enable you to further develop your clinical and leadership skills. We operate Monday to Friday between 0730 and 1800 hours, and ten-hour shifts, as rostered, are required. We are a supportive and collaborative team who provide exceptional care to all of our patients undergoing surgery. 

About the role

The responsibility of the ANM is to support the nurse managers and ensure safe and effective management of the day surgery on a shift by shift basis. You will support the nursing staff and broader team in providing patient-centred care, from admission of the patient, through the perioperative phase to discharge. You will have access to resources to support you in this position, enabling you to further advance your surgical nursing and leadership skills while modelling nursing excellence and delivering a high standard of patient-centred care. 

Be part of the Leadership team at Cranbourne Day surgery and improve your knowledge and skills across areas of ophthamology, gynaecology and general surgery in this opportunity where there is no on-call.

This is a permanent part time position – Monday to Friday, ten-hour shifts. 

About you

As an Associate Nurse Manager, ideally you have leadership experience but you will have demonstrated skills in either Scrub/Scout or Anaesthetics/Recovery. 

You are also:

  • dedicated to safe best practice and quality care 
  • committed to delivering patient-centred care and patient advocacy 
  • enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively 
  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence 
  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.

What you need:

  • current AHPRA registration 
  • Working with Children Check 
  • proven clinical experience in theatres and, ideally, leadership and/or In Charge 
  • minimum three years Registered nurse experience 
  • relevant working visa 
  • relevant qualifications or experience in perioperative nursing. 

What we offer

Package includes:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base 
  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills 
  • mentorship and career guidance 
  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences 
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies.

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles. Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – email applications will not be considered. Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health.

To view the full position description and apply, click here.

Enquiries:

            Kerry Breckon, Nurse Manager, (03) 5990 6329

            Sarah Brighton, Nurse Manager, (03) 5990 6265

Closing date: Wednesday 14 August 2019