Position Details
Reference Number 17399
Position Title Operating Suite- Anaesthetics/PACU or Scrub Scout RN
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Nurses & Midwives
Classification From: YP3 - RN GRADE 2 YEAR 2
Classification To: YP11 - RN GRADE 2 YEAR 10
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions to work at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world.  Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatment and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront.  Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


About Operating Theatres

Operating Theatres at Peter Mac provides care for our patients that is cancer specific ranging from endoscopic surgical procedures, through to specialised robotic surgery and complex multi-speciality cases.  Our patient care is complimented by an integrated perioperative surgical oncology program including intraoperative radiotherapy, chemotherapy and brachytherapy and we support patients from across Victoria, Australia and New Zealand. We also have a 2 bed Extended Recovery Unit (ERU) for patients requiring 24-hour post-operative acute care.


You will be supported to further develop your career with access to our renowned short course program, postgraduate study and a perioperative education team.


Your Role in our Future

We are currently seeking highly motivated Operating Suite Nurses to join our team to work in our friendly and supportive organisation. We currently have permanent full time and part time roles available.


The skills and experience you will demonstrate are related to either (indicate which role in your cover letter):

  • Anaesthetics & Recovery
  • Scrub/Scout

Successful Applicants will possess:

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in an acute hospital
  • Commitment to ensuring that clinical practice within operating suite is in accordance with ACORN standards
  • Commitment to self-improvement and excellence in the delivery of patient outcomes
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously when required
Remuneration will be in line with the Nurses And Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 - Grade 2 classification scale: YP3 (Year 2)-YP11 (Year 10).

Peter Mac Operating Suite can offer you:

  • Monday to Friday roster with shared on call after hours
  • No elective Weekend work and No Night Duty
  • Comprehensive supportive orientation
  • New purpose-built building with world class facilities and extraordinary outdoor spaces
  • Opportunities to grow your career including working in our ERU
  • A real focus on staff well-being with our nurses CARE program
  • Salary Packaging  

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Nurses at Peter Mac are part of a network of care striving for excellence. 

We are compassionate, connected and innovative in our support of patients, their families and each other.

Dignity, respect and integrity underpin everything we do. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is your nursing registration current?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 12 to 18 months of experience in your relevent theatre speciality?
Essential: Do you have Australian work rights?
Contact Person Hollie Janzen
Contact Number 85595730
Alternate Contact Person Jenny Marcen
Alternate Contact Number 8559 6793
Closing Date 05/12/2019
Position Description
PD OperatingTheatre 2019_Anaesthetics_PACU.pdf Open
Position Description OperatingTheatre 2019_Scrub Scout.pdf Open
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