Registered Nurse - Instrument/Circulating Theatre Nurse (518390)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 18, 2023
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

The Registered Nurse - Instrument/Circulating Theatre Nurse is an integral part of a multidisciplinary perioperative team. The primary focus of the theatre nurse is to provide safe quality evidence-based care for patients during the intraoperative phase of the surgical journey.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Hospital:

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is the largest public hospital in the state and operates at a level 6 capability and provides acute inpatient and outpatient surgical services for the Tasmania Health Service Hospitals South (THS Hospitals South) and is the tertiary referral for complex patients from THS Hospitals North and THS Hospitals North West. The RHH provides elective and emergency surgical services for the THS Hospitals South.

The RHH is the tertiary referral centre for all surgical procedures with the exception of transplant surgery, complex paediatric surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, major paediatric orthopaedic surgery and cochlear implant surgery.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full and part time, shift-worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible

Salary: $69,835 - $96,428 per annum + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Previous experience in surgical instrument/circulating nursing roles
  2. Relevant Post Graduate Qualification

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Nitin Busgeet

Position: Nurse Unit Manager - Operating Theatre Suite
Phone: (03) 6166 8536

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