Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.
About Perioperative Services at Monash Health
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between.
In 26 operating theatres, we support elective and emergency surgeries in all adult, obstetric and paediatric specialties, providing care for patients through a wide range of cases along with the support of our site specific intensive care units. We also deliver services around the network, including acute and chronic pain services, pre-anaesthetic clinics, endoscopy, radiology, cardiology cath lab & support our ECT suite.
About the Program
Positions are currently available across Monash Health Operating Suites at Clayton, Monash Children’s, Casey and Dandenong campuses for Registered Nurses with an interest in Perioperative services with minimal or no Theatre experience. This program gives an opportunity to consolidate your learnt theory and gain significant skills within a supportive, clinical environment. Monash Children’s is excited to offer 2 TSP positions for the first time this year and this will be a specialist placement within the expanding Monash Children’s Operating Theatres.
Participants rotate through Instrument, Circulating, Anaesthesia and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) areas, learning the nursing roles at each site, whilst completing a series of learning activities. You will be required to attend 10 study days and undertake a range of academic assessments e.g. a video presentation, written assignments and examinations.
Due to start in February 2021 for a Fixed Term period of 12 months, the rostered hours within the program will be Full Time working across 76 hours per fortnight.
For consideration of this role you will need:
Following successful completion of the first six months of the Perioperative TSP program, participants will be expected to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning to commence Trimester 2 at Deakin University, enrolling in the Master of Nursing Practice (Perioperative). Successful completion of the 12 months will allow for the Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Perioperative) to be obtained
If successful, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
How to Apply
APPLY NOW, submitting your up to date resume and detailed cover letter for consideration into the 2021 Perioperative TSP!
Clayton/Children’s Clinical Educator: Tara Rogers - ***********@monashhealth.org (03) 9594 3***
Casey Clinical Educator: Sean Rawani - ***********@monashhealth.org (03) 8768 1***
Dandenong Clinical Educator: Michelle Vince -**************@monashhealht.org (03) 9554 8***
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.
Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2750 or via email to ***********@monashhealth.org.
Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.
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