Clinical Nurse – Perioperative | Adelaide

Clinical Nurse – Perioperative | Adelaide

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Salary: $49 - $53 PerHour

Posted: 2024-07-01

Reference: 1535735

A new opportunity has arisen for an Obstetric and Gynaecology Clinical Nurse – Perioperative at a private hospital in Adelaide. The position reports to the Theatre NUM. It is a full-time opportunity.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Carry out staff appraisals and mandatory competencies regularly for staff allocated in the Obs/Gynae Specialty;
  • Ensure guidance and communication are provided to the floor coordinator and the scrub/scout nursing team;
  • Ensure a robust educational program is in place to support junior staff and upskill and mentor novice/GNP nurses;
  • Be accountable for maintaining ACORN standards / Guidelines and consolidation of Clinical Practice within the Clinic/ department;
  • Work in conjunction with other Specialist Clinical Nurses to maintain standards and integrated service;
  • Ensure appropriate instrumentation/trays, equipment, and consumables are available to meet the needs of the surgical lists, VMO requests and patient needs;
  • Liaise and coordinate with VMO’s and anaesthetists;
  • Participate in policy development, and department quality programs; 
  • Actively participate on committees and working parties and works effectively as part of the team; 
  • Provide guidance in the event of an incident and ensure the incident has been fully investigated and corrective actions are rollout and all is recorded in Riskman;
  • Ensure all relatable stock and implants are accounted for and communicated to the stores/ Prosthetics department;
  • Be an active contributor to HICMAR and ACHS Accreditation reviews.


  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse;
  • Relevant Post graduate qualification;
  • Recent Scrub/Scout nursing skills with a minimum of 5 years of experience;
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills;
  • Excellent time management;
  • Ability to lead staff in a manner that is encouraging and supportive;
  • Have initiative and keep abreast of developments relevant to the perioperative environment.
Salaries range between $48.98 – $53.49 per hour.

The hospital, located in Adelaide, performs a broad range of surgical, medical, diagnostic, and interventional procedures, which are supported by on-site medical imaging, radiology, and pathology. The hospital has eight operating theatres and a procedure room which are all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. With 55 dedicated cardiology and cardiothoracic beds, complemented by a 6-bed acute chest pain unit, the facility is well-positioned to provide outstanding care.

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