Registered Nurse - Operating Theatre

Job Description

Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 3,300 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

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Your role:

As a member of our Perioperative Team, you will perform duties with the support and guidance of your Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse Educator, Clinical Nurses and Team Leaders to ensure a high level of quality service is provided to our patients throughout their procedures. As a perioperative nurse, you will be responsible and accountable for delivering quality patient focused, evidenced based nursing care providing leadership, direction and support to other nursing staff and students and working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in the Perioperative Environment.

Your team:

The Operating Theatre at the Mackay Base Hospital is a multi-million dollar, state of the art Theatre complex, consisting of 7 theatres, 14 recovery bays, pre-theatre holding bay and numerous meeting rooms plus offices. The department consists of 5 main theatres and 2 procedural/endoscopy rooms, which provide morning and afternoon sessions.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

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