34069, several - 02EJV

Perioperative Unit Registered Nurse Level 1
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 03 November 2024

Classification: Registered Nurse Level 1
Salary: $72,698 - $97,112 plus superannuation
Position No: 34069, several - 02EJV
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 November 2023

What can we offer you: 

  • City living without the traffic – click here to see why you should live in Canberra.
  • Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital.
  • Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • 11.5% Superannuation.
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Scholarships for education support
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses for interstate candidates subject to the hiring managers approval

About the Role:
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is undergoing massive growth, and we want you to be a part of our team! Work with the latest technology and facilities, with the new Critical Services Building due for completion in 2024.

The Peri-Operative Unit at Canberra Hospital consists of a Day of Surgery Admissions (DOSA) Unit, 13 Operating Theatres covering a wide range of surgical specialities, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) and an Extended Day Surgery Unit (EDSU) together with several out of areas procedural/invasive specialty areas.

The Division of Surgery is responsible for delivering inpatient and outpatients surgical services The Division includes Surgical Bookings and Pre-Admission Clinic, Anaesthesia, Pain Management Unit, Operating Theatres, Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit, Day Surgery Unit and Admissions / Extended Day Surgery Unit, specialist surgical ward areas, medical and nursing Outpatient services, Shock Trauma Service, Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit and Intensive Care Unit.

Successful candidates are provided ongoing education and training opportunities. You will be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team that will work with you to expand and develop your clinical skills.

For more information regarding the position duties click here for the Position Description.

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.

Note: There are several positions available both permanent and temporary at full time, part time and casual hours.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity, please contact the following:

Scrub/Scout - Ben Lollback (02) 5124 2765 Ben.Lollback@act.gov.au

Anaesthetics - Sandra Pilloni (02) 5124 2765 sandra.pilloni@act.gov.au

EDSU - Deanne Cole (02) 5124 2765 deanne.cole@act.gov.au

PACU - Sharon Jeffery (02) 5124 2765 Sharon.Jeffery@act.gov.au

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website.

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are particularly encouraged to apply.

Canberra Hospital Expansion Project – CHS is constructing a new critical services building called ‘Building 5’ which is a 44,000sqm nine storey building specifically designed to deliver state-of-the-art acute clinical services at the Canberra Hospital. Building 5 is the largest healthcare infrastructure project undertaken in the Territory’s history and it represents the largest clinical and operational change program to ever be implemented by Canberra Health Services. Building 5 integrates with a number of existing buildings at the Campus including Building 1 and Building 2, to facilitate a seamless public thoroughfare, patient transportation and back-of-house logistics distribution.

North Canberra Hospital - As of 3 July 2023 Calvary Public Hospital Bruce transitioned to CHS and became North Canberra Hospital. The transition will deliver a health system networked under one provider and will provide increased workforce opportunities for staff at both CHS sites. The ACT Government will be building a new northside hospital on the existing hospital campus in Bruce to meet the growing health care needs of our community, with construction to commence mid-decade providing more beds, increased services, and increased career opportunities.



There are several positions available both permanent and temporary at full time, part time and casual hours.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services