Perioperative Nurse (Scrub/Scout)

Vision Hospital Group
Western Suburbs
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - Theatre & Recovery
Salary negotiable depending on qualifications
Part time
Posted 21d ago

Vision Hospital Group (VHG) comprises 10 day surgeries across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. At our day surgeries, you will find friendly, highly experienced administrative and specialist theatre teams, led by an on-site Director of Nursing. 


VHG as part of Vision Eye Institute (VEI) is Australia’s leading provider of ophthalmic services, with a mission to transform lives through a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality outcomes for patients.  


To realise our vision of transforming lives we need amazing people to be a part of our specialist team and we hope that includes you! 


The opportunity and a bit about us 

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Scrub/Scout Registered Nurse to join our passionate team at our Footscray Day Surgery on a part-time basis (with a minimum of 24 hours per fortnight). In your role, you would be responsible for delivering exceptional clinical skills in scrub/scout and can demonstrate a commitment to quality patient care.


Footscray Day Surgery is an accredited, purpose-built facility for ophthalmic surgery. The day surgery features state-of-the-art equipment and technology to support the latest surgical techniques, optimise patient outcomes and ensure patient comfort at all times.


A bit about you 

You have perioperative experience, preferably in ophthalmology (though not mandatory). You are a  passionate team player, focused on person-centered care, who thrives in a fast paced, dynamic team environment.


You are regularly available on a Monday and Wednesday and have flexibility for more shifts depending on the schedule and rostering. 


Essential criteria: 

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • 2-3 years of perioperative experience
  • Commitment to quality patient care
  • Compliance with ACQSHC national standards
  • Sound clinical decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Works well independently and within a team
  • Keen to learn in other areas such as Admission, Anaesthetics, and recovery
  • Working with Children’s Check and a recent Police Check
  • COVID vaccination certification and immunisation history


What you can expect from us 

We take pride in our positive workplace culture; strong focus on teamwork, comprehensive internal training and continuing professional development opportunities. Our people and our culture are our biggest asset and we work exceptionally hard to nourish both. 


When you join Vision Hospital Group you’ll have access to employee benefits such as retail discounts, CPD learning events, counselling services, recognition programs and so much more. If you think you’re ready for a career with  Vision please hit the apply button now! We look forward to meeting you.   


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Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a registered nurse?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a perioperative / surgical nurse?

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