Perioperative positions vacant

Applications close: Wednesday 15 April 2020.

Hervey Bay Hospital

Perioperative Unit

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $140 297 p.a., comprising salary of $113 261–$122 964 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7) (Permanent Full Time, 76 hours p.f.), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75 per cent) and annual leave loading (17.5 per cent). Applications will remain current for twelve months.

The Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) is a clinical manager, accountable at an advanced practice level for the coordination of patient-centred clinical practice and the provision of human and material resources within the Perioperative Unit. The NUM provides professional and operational leadership and direction to nursing staff, as well as operational leadership to administration, allied health, and operational staff, and is responsible for the facilitation and provision of quality and cost-effective nursing services which are consistent with contemporary standards and best practice within the Perioperative Unit. The NUM utilises data and information to ensure that the service is organised for safety and efficiency and measures are in place to capture the standard of service delivery.

Enquiries: Jane Bartley 0400 605 206

Job ad reference: H2003WB340623

Application details:

Closing date: Wednesday 15 April 2020


Applications close: Thursday 12 March 2020.

Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Perioperative Care Unit, 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 per cent) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5 per cent).(Applications will remain current for 12 months.)


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 to all surgical specialties in the Cairns Hospital.

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:

Enquiries: Helen Campbell, 07 4226 6920

Job ad reference: CAH337699

Application details:

Closing date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Applications close: 20 February 2020

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The role (full-time)

Working internationally, RACS Global Health partners with government, universities and medical colleges and associations to strengthen specialist medical services in over sixteen countries across the Asia-Pacific. Visiting medical teams and in-country personnel provide clinical mentoring, education and training to national doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Reporting to the head of Global Health, this role has responsibility to provide technical, practical and logistical support to RACS staff, volunteers, government bodies, partners, donors and suppliers on all matters relating to equipment, instruments, supplies, maintenance and compliance for our Global Health program across the Asia-Pacific.

The role will be offered on a two-year contract.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • registered nurse and Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent qualifications

  • experience in all areas of perioperative nursing including intraoperative, anaesthetics and PACU nursing

  • specific knowledge of ACORN standards 

  • ability to make strategic and logistic recommendations and forward planning of surgical equipment 

  • experience on an overseas medical aid program or as a volunteer on an aid program

  • theatre NUM or ANUM experience in ENT, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, urology and neurosurgery theatres is desirable

Enquiries: Philippa Nicholson or (03) 9429 1278

Job ad reference: 13354

Application details:

Closing date: 20 February 2020

Applications close: 3 February 2020

Department of Health, Western Australia

Location: Albany

Salary: RN Level 1 $67,697 – $88,452 p.a. pro rata

Work-type: Casual, permanent part-time, permanent full-time, fixed term part-time, fixed term full-time

Position profile: Due to a planned increased in elective theatre activity we are seeking suitably experienced registered nurses to join our well-established team responsible for the provision of patient-centred and evidenced based perioperative nursing care in a busy, dynamic regional resource centre. We are seeking nurses committed to acting as role models and who will mentor nursing and other staff in the provision of safe and quality perioperative nursing care and provide professional support to colleagues and clinical nurse manager.

Enquiries: Paul Exton (08) 9892 2645

Job ad reference: 00005250

Application details:

Closing date: 3 February 2020