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Registered Nurse - Anaesthetics / PACU

St Vincent's Health Australia
  • Fixed term, part time position, 32 hours per week
  • Available from June 2020 to November 2020
  • Rotating Shifts including am/pm, night duty and weekends

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department

St Vincent's Operating Suite currently houses 12 theatres, 12 anaesthetic rooms and a Post Anaesthetic Care Area. We undertake over 9,000 procedures per year in a vast range of highly specialised and complex specialities over a 24 hour period, 7 days per week. Our excellent working conditions include no on call and minimal weekends. We also offer a mentoring program, which provides a comprehensive orientation to the department and aims at achieving ongoing professional development. We offer a supportive multidisciplinary environment with a strong education focus.

About the Role

Exciting opportunities exists for suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated Anaesthetic/PACU nurse to join our dynamic Anaesthetics team on a fixed term, part time basis. Under the guidance of the Nurse Unit Manager or Associate Nurse Unit Manager, the Grade 2 Registered Nurse will be responsible for the delivery of expert clinical care.

Classifications for this position will range from YP3 - YP11 ($65,275 - $87,282 per annum, pro rata).


  • Ability to work efficiently as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Managing the physical and emotional well-being of the patient
  • Administration of medication in accordance with hospital procedures, protocols and policies
  • Assist with medical and diagnostic procedures carried out in the unit
  • Document, observe and report relevant nursing findings within the framework of nursing progress.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Completed Bachelor of Nursing Degree with a current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Perioperative Nursing (desirable)
  • Current experience in perioperative nursing and a good understanding of the current standards of practice is essential
  • Motivated, professional & exhibiting exceptional communication and time management skills


  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator, Chris Delamont on (03) 9231 1507.

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