Location: Various Locations in Australia
Company Overview: Prospero Health and Social Care is a reputable healthcare staffing agency specializing in providing skilled and experienced nursing professionals to healthcare facilities across Australia. Our mission is to match talented healthcare professionals with rewarding temporary and permanent jobs that align with their expertise and career goals.
We are currently seeking dedicated Perioperative Nurses to join our agency; we have job vacancies across Australia.
Job Description: As a Perioperative Nurse you will play a vital role in the operating room, collaborating with surgical teams to provide high-quality patient care throughout the perioperative period. This position offers flexibility, career growth opportunities, and the chance to work in diverse healthcare environments.
- Collaborate with surgical teams to prepare and maintain the operating room for procedures, ensuring all necessary equipment, instruments, and supplies are readily available.
- Assist in patient assessment, including preoperative preparation, and provide emotional support to patients and their families.
- Monitor patients’ vital signs, administer medications, and accurately document all perioperative activities.
- Prepare and maintain sterile fields, surgical instruments, and equipment, following infection control protocols to ensure patient safety.
- Support surgeons during procedures by providing instruments, anticipating their needs, and maintaining a sterile environment.
- Advocate for patient safety and quality of care, adhering to established policies, procedures, and professional standards.
- Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams to ensure seamless coordination of patient care.
- Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to different healthcare settings and surgical specialties.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Perioperative Nurse in a hospital setting.
- Solid understanding of perioperative nursing principles, practices, and procedures.
- Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound clinical judgments.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective teamwork and collaboration.
- Proficiency in utilizing medical equipment and technology commonly used in the perioperative setting.
- Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying updated with advances in perioperative nursing.
- Location ACT, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Southern Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia
- Type of work Health & Social Care, Hospital Services