Orthopaedic Coordinator Job at Norwest Private Hospital – in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Orthopaedic Coordinator – Operating Theatres

Opportunity for a passionate Registered Nurse to advance your career in our busy Operating Theatre

Full-time position

Norwest Private Hospital

We believe in the delivery of quality clinical outcomes for our patients. Healthscope have over 19000 staff who are passionate and dedicated to providing quality healthcare. We provide exceptional patient care and support for our doctors.

Our people are known for achieving exceptional clinical outcomes, transparent public reporting and positive patient feedback that leads the industry. No matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and it is a privilege to be part of their care.

Norwest Private Hospital is located in the rapidly developing North West corridor of Sydney and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. The hospital has 277 beds and is a high acuity facility with an Emergency Department located in Sydney’s Bella Vista.

The Role

Due to an internal promotion within Healthscope this position has become available and provides a great platform to future leadership positions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced instrument nurse to join our dynamic Orthopaedic team in this pivotal position.

The Orthopaedic Coordinator will be responsible for:
Adhering to ACORN standards and Hospital policy and procedure

Providing evidenced based nursing care

Providing clinical expertise and depth to the Orthopaedic team

Liaising and coordinating with the multi-disciplinary team

Ensuring patient and staff safety

Ensuring e-learning and Mandatory training is completed on a regular basis

Ensuring and organizing appropriate Orthopaedic prosthesis, instrumentation, equipment.

The Orthopaedic Coordinator will fulfil their role within the department with the support of the Perioperative Services Manager, Deputy Theatre Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator.

The Department

The theatre complex consists of 16 state of the art operating theatres, and a standalone Endoscopy suite. Our specialties include General (including laparoscopic), Colorectal, Bariatric, Orthopaedic, Cardiothoracic, ENT, Plastics, Paediatric, Oral & Dental Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Ophthalmic, Gastroenterology, Neurosurgery, Urology and Vascular surgery

What you’ll need to succeed

Essential qualities:
Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;

A minimum of 5 years’ post graduate experience as Orthopaedic instrument nurse

Demonstrated ability act as a patient advocate;

Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;

Advanced communication skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a willingness to teach and preceptor staff;

Flexibility to work a rotating roster including evenings, on call and ad hoc Saturdays

Desirable qualities:
Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing

What we can offer you

Professional development opportunities

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Close to shopping centre and public transport

Reduced car park rates

Applications close: 12th November 2021

For further enquiries: Reece Shepherd, Deputy Theatre Manager 02 8882 8727, or email [email protected]

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check (no more than 3 months old) and a current 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 as a Category A Healthcare worker.

All Healthscope employees are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

About the Company

Company: Norwest Private Hospital –

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

Estimated Salary:

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