Registered Nurses - Theatre - Scrub Scout & Anaesthetics & Recovery

Healthcare Australia

Do you want to work for a leading and trusted healthcare provider and have Perioperative experience?

  • Great Life/Work Balance
  • Career progression options
  • Competitive Salary $30-$50 per hour base


You are a passionate nurse with excellent people skills and thrive on the challenge of providing patients with the highest standard of care with Perioperative experience 

We are seeking a Full Time or Part Time Registered Nurses with experience in  scrubbing, Scout, Anaesthetic and Recovery.  The position offered on either a full-time or permanent part-time basis as mutually agreed.

Competitive Salary Package paying between $30-$50 per hour depending on increment year and level

Scrub Scout Nurse:
      • Functions as a member of the health care team
      • Facilitates effective communication with the team
      • Confirm patient identification, consent and perform “time out” as per policy
      • Ensure instruments for procedure are available and sterile
      • Scrub in accordance to acorn standards
      • Prepare surgical setup immediately prior to commencement of procedure
      • Perform surgical count with circulating nurse as per acorn standards
      • Anticipate needs of surgeon
      • Ensure aseptic technique is adhered to
      • Adhere to safety requirements to prevent injury to patients and staff
      • Ensure legal documentation is complete
      • Ensures waste / disposables are handled in the correct manner. Confirms patient identification, valid consent, allergies, fasting status
      • Ensures availability of necessary equipment, instruments and sterile stock
      • Performs surgical count with scrub nurse as per ACORN standards and ensures documentation is complete
      • Monitors aseptic technique throughout procedure
      • Is aware of safety requirements to prevent injury to patients and staff
      • Liaise with the greater health care team/ reception
      • Ensures comprehensive handover to recovery nurse  
Anaesthetic Nurse:
      • Functions as a member of the health care team
      • Facilitates effective communication
      • Provides dedicated assistance to the anaesthetist
      • Confirms patient identification, correct operative site, valid consent, allergies, fasting status and medical and surgical history
      • Ensures anaesthetic equipment is available and functional
      • Remain with the patient prior to and during induction
      • Provides appropriate explanations
      • Assists with positioning of patient
      • Monitors clinical responses
      • Assists and anticipates needs of the anaesthetist
      • Is aware of safety precautions to prevent injury
Recovery Nurse:
      • Functions as a member of the health care team
      • Facilitates effective communication
      • Is familiar with the area, emergency equipment and protocols
      • Competent in airway management
      • Seeks support and advice for medical assistance as required
      • Receives verbal handover from scout and anaesthetist
      • Monitors and responds to clinical needs
      • Assess pain relief and ensures prompt administration of analgesia
      • Documents on recovery chart all observations
      • Ensure appropriate   handover on discharge

 
If this sounds like you, please forward your Cover Letter and Resume to Sharon Eden at sharon.eden@healthcareaustralia.com.au or call for a confidential chat on 08 7421 4437