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Job details

Location
Tasmania
Salary
$73000 - $100000 per annum, Benefits: Plus additional Benefits paid time off. Professional Development Opportunities, penalty loading, on call etc.
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
BH-39824-1
Contact
Sandra Louey
Contact email
Email Sandra
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8754
Posted
about 1 year ago

Job details

Location
Tasmania
Salary
$73000 - $100000 per annum, Benefits: Plus additional Benefits paid time off. Professional Development Opportunities, penalty loading, on call etc.
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
BH-39824-1
Contact
Sandra Louey
Contact email
Email Sandra
Contact phone
+61 2 8877 8754
Posted
about 1 year ago
Benefits  

  • Sign On Bonus and accommodation provided in the initial period
  • Collaborative work culture, allowing you to be cross trained in ENT. Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics and Endoscopy 
  • Be cross trained in other areas of surgery to further develop your career as a scrub scout 
  • Emphasis on providing you with training to help you accelerate your career  
  • Option to work at other sites in Australia  

The Hospital  
This is a modern private hospital that provides high-quality medical and surgical services to patients in the region.  The hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, including modern operating theatres, private rooms, and specialist clinics, and is committed to providing a comfortable and welcoming environment for patients. The hospital's culture is focused on collaboration, respect, and professionalism, with a strong emphasis on promoting a positive work-life balance for staff, whilst  fostering a supportive and inclusive workplace culture. 

The Position  

As a theatre nurse, you will be responsible for assisting surgeons and anaesthetists in operating theatres and provide patient care throughout the preoperative period, from preoperative assessment to postoperative recovery. They work in a highly technical and fast-paced environment, allowing you to also be cross trained in other areas of surgical to broaden your skills. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparing patients for surgery by reviewing their medical histories, obtaining consent, and ensuring they are ready for the procedure.
  • Ensuring the operating theatre is set up correctly, including sterilisation of equipment, positioning of surgical instruments and preparing the necessary medication and equipment required for the operation.
  • Assisting the surgical team during the operation, ensuring that all necessary equipment and instruments are available and that the patient is safe throughout the procedure.
  • Monitoring the patient's vital signs and ensuring their well-being during and after the operation, including administering medication as required.
  • Ensuring the safe transfer of patients to and from the operating theatre and their recovery after the surgery.
  • Providing emotional support to patients and their families throughout the preoperative period.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in nursing, with a specialisation in preoperative nursing or operating room nursing.
  • AHPRA registration 
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures, instruments, and equipment.
  • Experience in the management of perioperative patients, including preoperative assessment, intraoperative and postoperative care.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work on a rotating shift basis
  • Be willing to be cross trained in other therapeutic areas 
How To Apply 

Please contact Sandra Louey on 0403039232 or email slouey@hpgconnect.com  or click on the link provided.

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