Registered Nurse, Perioperative – Tweed Hospital

  • Company:
    Northern NSW Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

Employment Type : Temporary Full Time (up to 42 weeks)
Position Classification : Registered Nurse
Remuneration : $64,184.86 – $90,122.83 per annum
Hours Per Week : 38
Requisition ID : REQ185304

This vacancy relates to maternity leave relief for an initial period of up to 42 weeks for 38 hours per week; the hours and period of employment may change according to the maternity leave requirements. There is also the possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.

A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit for more information.

NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit , our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville. Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.

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What you’ll be doing The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality person-centred nursing care in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice for Registered Nurses, and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.

The Registered Nurse Perioperative/Procedural unit will work with members of the multidisciplinary team to provide optimal care for patients before, during and after surgical procedures.

  • Current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  • Availability and capacity to participate in a 24 hour/ seven-day rotating roster which includes working all shifts, all days of the week including public holidays and participate in the on-call roster.
  • Demonstrated ability to use problem-solving skills and a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care.
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, evidence-based practice and quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse, specifically including compliance with the ACORN, GENCA and ANZCA standards.
  • Recent post-graduate clinical experience in operating theatre/ procedural unit nursing in an acute hospital setting.