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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22063
Position Title Registered Nurse - PACU/Recovery
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text • Live and work on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, only 45 minutes from Melbourne CBD
• Progressive and innovative public health network
• Full time or part time hours with flexible rostering

About our PACU/Recovery Nurse Position

Peninsula Health’s Surgical Services Suite is offering an opportunity for skilled, passionate and dynamic PACU (Post Anaesthesia Care Unit) / Recovery Nurses to join our devoted team on a permanent part time or full time basis.
A career as a PACU Nurse at Peninsula Health can be very rewarding, working in a Theatre with high acuity patients is exciting and every day is different!

Peninsula Health will not be able to deliver health care services and optimum person centred care to our community without your support.

If you are a passionate Registered Nurse with specialised experience in theatre, please do not wait any longer and apply for this fantastic opportunity.

About our Theatre Department
Our Team in the Surgical Services Suite works with passion to deliver world class healthcare for the local community. The Surgical Services Suite at Peninsula Health is an exciting and dynamic environment that performs approximately 15,000 procedures per year, 10,000 of those are elective and 5,000 emergency procedures.

There are 10 Operating Rooms providing a service for a variety of craft groups. Specialities include: ENT, thoracic, vascular, plastic, facio maxillary, orthopaedic, urology, general surgery, endoscopy, obstetrics and gynaecology and emergency surgery. There is an element of paediatric surgery in ENT, plastic, orthopaedic and general surgery.

Is this the position for you?
• Do you continue to look for ways to improve the healthcare outcomes for your patients?
• Do you enjoy seeing many different patients every day – whether it’s for a life-saving surgery, or something more routine like removing tonsils?
• Are you committed to Person Centred Care?
• Can you be appropriately assertive but empathetic with people who are distressed?
• Do you have strong judgment and decision making skills?
Please view our attached position description for a detailed outline of essential criteria

What we can offer you
• Are you overseas? Peninsula heath is an approved sponsor with Department of Immigration
• The opportunity to join a progressive and innovative hospital
• A large suite of employee benefits including a generous salary packaging
• A vibrant, high performing, friendly team environment
• The opportunity to make your mark in the local community
• Excellent work life balance and flexibility

How to Apply
1. Click on Apply
2. Review Position Description
3. Create a profile / log in
4. Upload Resume and Cover letter

Other information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have recent PACU/Recovery experience in an Operating Suite?
Desirable: Have you completed a post graduate certificate or degree in peri-operative nursing?
Contact Person Sarah Warner
Contact Number 97847338
Alternate Contact Person Madeline Mooney
Alternate Contact Number 97842702
Closing Date 13/08/2017
Position Description Perioperative Nurse PD.pdf