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Registered Nurse - ORS (522878)


Posted: 15 Sep 2022

Location: Launceston TAS

The Launceston General Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse -Operating Room Suite. (ORS)

Depart­ment of Health
Hos­pi­tals North / North West
Launce­s­ton Gen­er­al Hospital

The Role:

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.
  • Please review the state­ment of duties for a full list of duties.

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

The Unit:

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 8 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 ORS is sup­port­ed by an edu­ca­tion team includ­ing spe­cial­ty spe­cif­ic Clin­i­cal Nurse Edu­ca­tors and clin­i­cal coach­es to help on board staff that are new to the suite.

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.

The Loca­tion:

Life in Launce­s­ton offers an envi­able lifestyle with afford­able real estate; qual­i­ty edu­ca­tion sys­tem, stress free com­mut­ing, excep­tion­al food and wine, a vibrant café and arts cul­ture and all the enter­tain­ment and ser­vices need­ed to con­tribute to a great work/​life style bal­ance. Add to this eas­i­ly acces­si­ble world her­itage wilder­ness and pris­tine beach­es on your doorstep. Click here to go on a vir­tu­al tour of our beau­ti­ful city.

The LGH caters for all major spe­cial­ties, except for neu­ro and car­diac surgery, and is the major hos­pi­tal for the north of the state. The oper­at­ing room suite has nine the­atres includ­ing a state-of-the-art hybrid theatre.

Come and join our dynam­ic and inno­v­a­tive team with ros­ter­ing based on safe work­ing prac­tices that are aimed at allow­ing employ­ees the time to enjoy explor­ing the many activ­i­ties Tas­ma­nia has to offer. Team­work, respect and trust is a focus in our work­place along with com­mit­ment to best patient care outcomes.

Details of Appointment

Mul­ti­ple per­ma­nent, full time and part time, shift work­er posi­tion work­ing up to 76 hours per fort­night com­menc­ing as soon as possible.

  • Appli­cants should note that, for a peri­od of six months from the date of pub­li­ca­tion, this selec­tion process may be used to fill sub­se­quent or sim­i­lar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $67,982 — $93,964 per annum + 10.5% super­an­nu­a­tion + access to salary packaging

In addi­tion, the fol­low­ing allowances cal­cu­lat­ed on the salaried incre­men­tal point may be available:

  • Access to the Grade 4 salary range $87,970 — $93,964 is sub­ject to suc­cess­ful appli­ca­tion for pro­gres­sion to Grade 4
  • Salary range is in accor­dance with Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Agree­ment 2019

Apply Online: https://careers.pageuppeople.c…

For More Information

Tonia Harp­er

Posi­tion: Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (03) 6777 6626
E‑mail: orsnum@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au