Position Details
Reference Number 37127
Position Title Surgical Liaison Nurse
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Surgery and Endoscopy Access
Hours per Week 80.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Surgical Liaison Nurse to join the Surgery and Endoscopy Access Team

This SLN role will have a focus on the  preadmission requirements for Elective Surgery patients across all units, however the workload and work focus of all SLN’s can change depending on the requirements across all units within SAPM.

The Surgical Liaison Nurse (SLN) provides specialty-nursing services for patients requiring elective surgery at the Austin Health and is a part of the elective surgery booking team.

The focus of the SLN is to provide efficient, streamlined and effective patient journey preadmission processes for elective surgery patients. This is achieved by ensuring optimal preadmission and day of surgery/post-surgery outcomes for elective surgery patients.

The SLN role will require close working relationships with relevant staff including elective surgery booking team, surgical units, unit managers, patient access and flow, bed management, outpatients, theatre & anaesthetics and other liaison nurses across Austin Health.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Kate Blacker
Contact Number (03) 9496 4928
Contact Email Kate.BLACKER@austin.org.au
Closing Date 13/04/2021
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