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Registered Nurse - Operating Rooms Suite


Posted: 13 Oct 2021

Location: TAS

The LGH Operating Suite (ORS) supports a multi-disciplinary model of care where teamwork is the priority.


The Reg­is­tered Nurse — Oper­at­ing Room Suite (ORS):

  • Strength­ens health out­comes through the pro­vi­sion of safe, qual­i­ty, clin­i­cal­ly appro­pri­ate nurs­ing care, in part­ner­ship with patients/​clients, their fam­i­lies and oth­er health professionals. 
  • Is an inte­gral part of the mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary peri­op­er­a­tive team. The pri­ma­ry focus of the ORS nurse is to pro­vide safe, qual­i­ty, evi­dence-based care for patients dur­ing the peri­op­er­a­tive phase of the sur­gi­cal journey.

The LGH Oper­at­ing Suite (ORS) sup­ports a mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary mod­el of care where team­work is the pri­or­i­ty. The suite cov­ers a diverse range of sur­gi­cal spe­cial­ties mak­ing for a dynam­ic envi­ron­ment cur­rent­ly pro­vid­ing a ser­vice up to 7 the­atres. The ORS is expe­ri­enc­ing a peri­od of devel­op­ment with­in the nurs­ing struc­ture to embrace new learn­ers includ­ing an effec­tive tran­si­tion to prac­tice pro­gramme for grad­u­ates, new learn­ers and under­grad­u­ate nurs­ing students.

The LGH ORS has seam­less link­ages with a col­lo­cat­ed ster­il­is­ing depart­ment, a short stay sur­gi­cal unit and 2 sur­gi­cal wards com­plet­ing the foot­print that opti­mis­es effi­cien­cy and effec­tive­ness and pro­vides a high lev­el of patient care.

Pre­ferred Skills and Experience 

  • The­atre expe­ri­ence ben­e­fi­cial as an under­grad­u­ate or Reg­is­tered Nurse
  • Expe­ri­ence in day pro­ce­dure, Anaes­thet­ic /​post anaes­thet­ic care, or scrub scout experience
  • Clin­i­cal coach­ing or Clin­i­cal Nurse Education

Details of Appointment:

Per­ma­nent full time and part time, shift-work­er posi­tion work­ing up to 76 hours per fortnight.

Salary: $66,421 to $91,807 per annum + 10% super­an­nu­a­tion + access to salary packaging

How to apply

Please Apply Online scan the QR Code or visit: 


For more infor­ma­tion contact:

Tonia Harp­er

Posi­tion: Nurse Unit Manager

Phone: (03) 6777 6626

E‑mail: tonia.​harper@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au;

Appli­ca­tions Close Fri­day Novem­ber 12th, 2021