Perioperative positions vacant

Job description


Department of Health

Work Unit

Operating Theatre

Job Title

Clinical Nurse Manager


Nurse 6

Job Type

Full Time




$129,819 - $135,013

(renumeration package $149,185 -155,090)


Royal Darwin Hospital

Position Number






Sarah Griffin ph: 08) 89 228225 –

Agency Information

Information for Applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed resume/cv.  For further information for applicants and example applications: click here

Information about Selected Applicant’s Merit

If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience, qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further information: click here

Special Measures

The NTPS values diversity & aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, ATSI applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level. For further information: click here

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Primary objective: To achieve optimal patient outcomes through outstanding human and material resource management within the Operating Theatres at Royal Darwin Hospital.  Accept accountability for the management of the unit and provide clinical leadership in patient care in line with national standards.

Context statement: The delivery of services in the Operating Theatres will be in line with the requirement outlined in the Top End Health Servcie (TEHS), Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) plans ensuring safe, comprehensive and cost effective patient care that is consistent with national standards.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Use expert professional clinical knowledge & experience in managing Operating Theatres to provide optimal patient outcomes.
  • Enhance the professional development of self and others using research and evidence based concepts.
  • Develop and implement Business and Financial plans to maximise the use of human and material resources to achieve best practice standards and optimal patient outcomes, to ensure high quality, safe services & workplaces.
  • Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.
  • Ensures the implementation of quality activities for continuous service improvement.
  • Adherence to DoH, TEHS & RDH policies & procedures to function within legislation governing nursing practice.

Selection criteria:

  1. Current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as a Registered Nurse
  2. Post Graduate qualifications in Perioperative Nursing with demonstrated clinical skills, extensive knowledge and experience in managing Operating Theatres in a tertiary hospital
  3. Demonstrated astute leadership, exemplary communication and people management skills, with the ability to successfully support change in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment
  4. Demonstrated excellence in fiscal management, with experience as a cost centre manager and has the ability to analyse a budget resulting in positive outcomes in a complex hospital setting
  5. Demonstrated collaboratively initiating, developing, implementing and evaluating service delivery, protocols/ standards, harm minimisation strategies and quality benchmarks across multi-disciplinary working groups
  6. Demonstrated excellent communication skills to enhance working relationships including with relevant executive management & the multidisciplinary team, with the ability to manage conflict to promote co-operation & teamwork
  7. Demonstrated contribution to the dissemination of nursing knowledge at the local and Territory level
  8. Demonstrated awareness of multi-cultural issues, their impact on clinical practice and ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures.

Highly desirable:

  1. Masters in Perioperative Nursing/Health Management (or significant progression towards)

Further information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through the vacancy contact.



MUR-ACORN-Social-PVLSt John of God Murdoch Hospital has an excellent reputation, benefits from being located in the fastest growing area of Perth and is conveniently positioned next door to the state’s flagship Fiona Stanley Hospital.

You will enjoy a challenging role in a highly advanced private theatre complex comprised of 16 theatres, where we undertake robotic orthopaedic surgery and use the latest 3D, 4K and real-time infrared fluorescence laparoscopy as well as urology, ophthalmology, ENT, gynaecology, obstetrics, neurosurgery and plastic surgery.

Make a move and join our dedicated and supportive team in a clinically exciting theatre setting with a variety of case mixes, working with some of the highest calibre surgeons in Australia who are usually based onsite in our consulting suites.

Positions will be offered on a permanent full-time or part-time as well as casual basis, with contract hours negotiated with the successful candidates.

We can offer you the following: 

  • highly competitive salary and conditions
  • great salary packaging options
  • a welcoming and supportive culture
  • opportunities for post-graduate course support
  • dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • assistance with Australian work visas and temporary or permanent employer nominated sponsorship (where applicable).


The Tasmanian Health Service seeks applications for a Clinical Nurse Consultant.


Registered Nurse Grade 6



$97,494 to $103,652, per annum



Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019


Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.



Short Stay Suite, Level 4A, 4C and 4K West, Royal Hobart Hospital



Under the broad direction of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM), take a lead role in the development and promotion of efficient and effective provision of care based on best practice clinical principles within the Unit. The Clinical Nurse Consultant will:

  • Provide clinical leadership, direction and change management to facilitate the progression of strategic objectives for Surgical and Perioperative Services through the development and implementation of associated models of care, relevant service policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and authoritative expertise in clinical care and interventions, as well as knowledge and guidance for individual case management.
  • Ensure the principles of contemporary evidence-based practice and research are integrated into nursing practice through the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of nursing projects in order to improve outcomes for patients. 
  • Promote and manage continuous improvement processes, including the review of clinical safety events, development of action plans and evaluation.
  • Identify the clinical educational needs of nursing staff within the Unit, providing direction and assistance to enable knowledge and skills to be developed and enhanced. This is performed in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Educators.

The short stay suite incorporates a range of areas: short stay holding, short stay extended recovery/overnight and short stay  endoscopy.


Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

            a)  Crimes of Violence
            b)  Sex Related Offences
            c)  Serious Drug Offences
            d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check


Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications.


Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


Download File 524681 Clinical Nurse Consultant G6 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf
Download File 524681 Clinical Nurse Consultant G6 (June 2020) HPRNL.docx
Download File THS Applicant Guide.pdf
Download File THS Applicant Guide.docx


How to apply

Apply Online.  Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete an online application Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

Important information

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To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Veronica Woodward
Nurse Unit Manager – Short Stay Suite
Phone: 0402 038 645

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Our Perioperative Services

A fantastic opportunity now exists for a highly motivated and skilled, caring Clinical Nurse Educator with a passion to make a difference in their patients' health care experience and be part of our welcoming team focused on offering the best cancer care.  The role is full time but job share arrangements will be considered.


The role encompasses:

  • Developing and implementing a nursing education pathway in perioperative nursing
  • Facilitating and participating in the perioperative nursing program
  • Mentoring novice staff in education, training in the perioperative environment
  • Aligning with strategic direction of perioperative services
  • Contributing to research, auditing and clinical trials involving perioperative services
  • Liaising and networking with the education unit
  • Participating in the wider organisational education programmes

For further information, please visit our jobs portal here. The position closes on  8th December.

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Western Health are seeking experienced Registered Nurses to join our team for a number of roles in our Theatre and Day Procedure Unit environments, including Anaesthetic Nurses, Scrub Scouts and Recovery Staff.

Vacancies are available at Sunshine, Williamstown, Footscray and Sunbury. Western Health is a growing hospital network with varied opportunities for Perioperative nurses.

If you want to be part a team that supports and encourages you to provide best care, we want you to apply. Full and part time roles with flexible working arrangements are available.

About You:

  • Perioperative experience essential in any of our specialties
  • Must enjoy and thrive working in a team environment
  • A post graduate qualification in perioperative nursing (or working towards) is highly regarded
  • A positive and flexible approach to working in a challenging environment
  • Willingness to undertake mentorship and teaching, and benefit from your own education and professional development opportunities to advance your career
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to perform to high standards as part of a great multidisciplinary team

Apply via:

Closing Date: 21/12/2020