Position Details
Reference Number 50345
Position Title Registered Nurse G2
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area A8010
Hours per Week 33.25
Position Summary
  • Part time, Job Share
  • This is an ongoing role not fixed term
  • Location, Austin
  • Base salary & salary packaging + super (pro-rata for part time)

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the unit

The Peri-operative, Surgery and Endoscopy Service on the Austin campus includes 11 Operating Rooms, 2 Procedure Rooms, 2 Endoscopy Rooms, a Recovery unit  with high dependency patient facilities, and a Surgery and Endoscopy Centre with up to 12- overnight beds to care for day surgery and day of surgery admission (DOSA) patients. 25,000 surgical and endoscopy procedures are undertaken per annum in the area.

The service provides a broad range of elective and acute surgical procedures including liver transplant, neuro and cardiac surgery. The acute service for emergency surgery is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This requires a rotating roster which includes evenings, weekends and call responsibilities. The elective service operates Monday – Friday only. The Austin Peri-operative Service has a strong commitment to professional support and education of staff and continuously ensuring our patients receive excellence in care at all times.

The administrative team works in close collaboration with nursing management to assist with the operational requirements of the operating suite.

About the role

Night Duty Perioperative Scrub/Scout To provide comprehensive peri-operative (scrub/scout) nursing care, in multiple surgical specialties, ensuring standards meet professional, organisation, legal and ethical requirements. Perform the duties of this position efficiently to the standards of the department, including participating in the Austin Health performance review program, and mandatory training packages. There are 7 shifts per fortnight available. All shifts are 2130 – 0730. 9.5-hour shifts. Nights available are Tuesday Wednesday Thursday one week & Tuesday Wednesday Thursday & Friday the next. There is an opportunity to Job share. This position is ongoing not fixed term.

About you

To be successful in this role you'll bring with you.

A minimum 5 Years experience in Perioperative nursing

Current AHPRA registaration.

A Desire to continue to learn and put learnings into practice.

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • $11,660 in salary packaging benefits, for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, discounted car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options 
  • Relocation expense reimbursement 

Inclusion at Austin

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.


Selection Criteria Essential: Registered Div one nurse with minimum 5 years Perioperative experience
Contact Person Ross Kentish
Contact Number (03) 9496 5265
Alternate Contact Person Bridgit Lane
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 5265
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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