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Scrub Scouts (Spinal/Ortho)

Apply now Job no: 502537
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Peninsula Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

The Opportunity

Our well-equipped Operating Suite comprises eight operating rooms plus two Cath Labs and a state of the art Hybrid Theatre along with a 14 bed recovery room. Surgical specialties include: cardiac surgery, thoracic, spinal, general surgery, paediatrics, gynaecology, obstetrics, orthopaedics, urology, plastics, ENT, vascular and dental. Services are supported by an 11 bed Intensive Care Unit.

With the hospitals continued expansion and wide variety of services offered, we now have a number of exciting employment opportunities available. We are now seeking perioperative Scrub Scouts with Spinal/Orthopaedic experience who are interested in joining our fantastic and growing team in a part-time/full-time capacity. Our theatre team is supported by our dedicated perioperative educator, and also the wider hospital education team. Full orientation, training and support provided.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Registered Nurse or IV Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
  • Minimum 2 years’ current clinical experience in an acute operating room setting
  • Proven Perioperative spinal/orthopaedic experience
  • The flexibility to participate in the rotating on-call roster

Desirable but not essential:

  • Post graduate qualifications in perioperative nursing (RNs)
  • Experience working in a private hospital


Sponsorship is on offer for highly skilled candidates. 


Remuneration: $61,290 - $83,751 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances.


The Hospital

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest and most respected private hospital operator, Peninsula Private Hospital is an acute emergency, surgical, medical, cardiac and obstetric facility located in the bayside suburb of Langwarrin in Melbourne's south east. Peninsula is currently undergoing development and expansion of its cardiac, medical, surgical, oncology and perioperative services, which will see the hospital grow from 272 beds to 341 beds by January 2020. The hospital currently accommodates a 14 bay emergency department, 160 medical and surgical, 36 cardiac, 11 ICU, 7 Neonatal, 14 Obstetric, and 33 Oncology beds which includes 10 day-infusion chairs. As a fully accredited health care facility we offer the highest standards of clinical care, patient service, and technology.

Benefits of employment at Peninsula Private:

  • Extensive in-house general and specialty education programs supported by clinical educators
  • Scholarships & Study Discounts
  • Access to clinical, managerial and leadership programs.
  • A doctor is on-site 24 / 7
  • On-site ICU (11 beds)
  • Part of the global Ramsay Healthcare Group
  • Staff recognition and reward programs
  • Employee Benefit club offering discounted health & leisure choices
  • Access to Ramsay corporate discounts including discounted private health insurance choices, discounted IT hardware & software & travel/holiday discounts
  • Staff Wellness Program and access to a wide range of wellness options both locally and via the Ramsay intranet
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Morning & afternoon tea provided


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police and Working with Children check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Roxanne Wenn, Nurse Unit Manager, on 03 9788 3679.


Close Date - 8th of August 2020

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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