Registered Nurse- Perioperative

Nursing 3 Jul. 2019

Reg­is­tered Nurse- Peri­op­er­a­tive (mul­ti­ple oppor­tu­ni­ties available)

Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hospital

About us

Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hos­pi­tal (WWBH) is one of the busiest rur­al hos­pi­tals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emer­gency pre­sen­ta­tions, 1,100 births and approx­i­mate­ly 11,000 oper­a­tions annually.

A sig­nif­i­cant three stage re-build of WWBH is well under­way, with the third and final stage of the rede­vel­op­ment, a six-storey Ambu­la­to­ry Care Build­ing, com­menc­ing in 2018. Con­struc­tion is due to be com­plet­ed late 2020 with oper­a­tional com­mis­sion­ing in 2021.

Stages 1 and 2 com­plet­ed in 2017, deliv­ered a new 50-bed Men­tal Health Build­ing and a 7‑storey Acute Ser­vices Build­ing. Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hos­pi­tal includes an emer­gency depart­ment, oper­at­ing the­atres, women’s and children’s inpa­tient unit, inten­sive care and high depen­den­cy unit, angiog­ra­phy suites, addi­tion­al inpa­tient beds and a rooftop heli­pad. Spe­cial­ties include car­dio­vas­cu­lar, gas­troen­terol­o­gy, renal med­i­cine, obstet­rics, orthopaedics, psy­chi­a­try and paediatrics.

About the role

We have a range of per­ma­nent full time, part time and tem­po­rary oppor­tu­ni­ties to work in a fast paced and inter­est­ing peri­op­er­a­tive envi­ron­ment. We are seek­ing enthu­si­as­tic RNs with a min­i­mum of one to two years rel­e­vant expe­ri­ence in a sim­i­lar envi­ron­ment. As a RN in the Peri­op­er­a­tive team you will be exposed to a wide range of clin­i­cal expo­sures includ­ing trau­ma, orthopaedic, ENT, vas­cu­lar, urol­o­gy, major gen­er­al, cae­sare­an, bariatric, scopes, endoscopy, oral and plas­tics. At WWBH we also have a new Cath lab and pro­vide inter­ven­tion­al services.

Our team is a real­ly fun and ded­i­cat­ed group of pro­fes­sion­als with a pas­sion and focus on improv­ing the patient expe­ri­ence. We are com­mit­ted to build­ing strong, pro­fes­sion­al rela­tion­ships with our nurs­ing staff and extend­ed mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary teams.

If you thrive on work­ing in a team envi­ron­ment, can adapt quick­ly to a dynam­ic envi­ron­ment and have the abil­i­ty to recog­nise dete­ri­o­rat­ing patients, then this could be the role for you. We would love to speak with you!

What are we look­ing for?

We are seek­ing an expe­ri­enced nurse who can demonstrate:

  • Cur­rent author­i­ty to prac­tice as a RN with NMBA
  • Demon­strat­ed con­tin­u­ous qual­i­ty improve­ment with the abil­i­ty to: com­pre­hen­sive­ly con­duct assess­ments; devel­op a plan for nurs­ing prac­tice; pro­vide safe, appro­pri­ate and respon­sive qual­i­ty nurs­ing prac­tice; and eval­u­ates out­comes to inform nurs­ing practice
  • Demon­strat­ed com­pe­ten­cies in and/​or knowl­edge of com­plex­i­ties and chal­lenges involved in car­ing for indi­vid­u­als, patients, clients, con­sumers with­in the Sur­gi­cal Inpa­tient environment.

What can we offer you?

  • A range of per­ma­nent options with attrac­tive salary and pack­ag­ing provisions
  • Ongo­ing pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and broad­er oppor­tu­ni­ties at WWBH
  • A fan­tas­tic chance to join a fun , pro­fes­sion­al and sup­port­ive team
  • Fit­ness pass­port – sub­sidised fit­ness mem­ber­ships around Wag­ga Wagga

Learn more: For more infor­ma­tion about and the appli­ca­tion process please con­tact Peta McIn­tyre A/NUM Oper­at­ing The­atres on peta.​mcintyre@​health.​nsw.​gov.​au.

To apply please vis­it https://​jobs​.health​.nsw​.gov​.au/​m​l​h​d​-int/ and enter peri­op­er­a­tive into the search engine. 

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