Position Details
Reference Number 45763
Position Title ANUM – Footscray Theatres – Night Duty
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Footscray Hospital
Position Summary
  • Join our small night duty team in a busy 6 theatre suite
  • Provide support to the NUM and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Be part of the team to move to the New Footscray Hospital in 2025
  • Must be proficient in Anaesthetics and PACU

Footscray Theatre is seeking a Night Duty Associate Nurse Unit Manager with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills who demonstrates a willingness to develop and maintain their own knowledge and skills and encourage others to do so. This role will include opportunity to rotate on to day shifts to further enhance skills and education.

Duties include:

  • Providing clinical care - Anaesthetic/PACU
  • Co-ordination of out of hours theatre list
  • Preparation for next days elective lists
  • Shift management
  • Working collaboratively with NUM and leadership team
  • Promote ongoing learning and education for all staff in the unit
  • Ensure safe and high quality patient care
  • Follow Western Health values and policies
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and support change management

Essential Criteria

  • Must have minimum 3 years Anaesthetic and PACU experience
  • Must have current registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Successful completion of relevant post-graduate qualification
  • Possess excellent clinical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Currently working in Perioperative area

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Must have working rights within Australia
Essential: Must have minimum 3 years Perioperative Experience
Essential: Must have recent Perioperative experience in Australia
Essential: Must have anaesthetic/PACU experience
Essential: Must be able to rotate on to day shifts regularly for ongoing education/inservices etc
Contact Person Lynette Hay
Contact Number 83456168
Closing Date 19/08/2022
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