Registered Nurse, Theatres - Neurosurgery/Spine (Ref No: 1249)
Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus. Modelled on renowned international university hospitals, our approach to treatment is based on combining the best available knowledge, expertise and technology to ensure our patients receive a comprehensive and integrated service, as well as the utmost compassion, support and care.
Set in the expansive grounds of Macquarie University, amid one of the fastest growing areas of Sydney, this stunning, state-of-the-art facility is conveniently placed within walking distance of the Macquarie University train station and is only 25 mins drive from Sydney’s CBD.
Neurosurgery at MUH
Neurosurgery at Macquarie University Hospital is one of our signature specialties. Boasting one of the largest cohorts of academic neurosurgeons in the country, you will be working alongside experts who are dedicated to not only perfecting their clinical and neurosurgical skills, but also educating future neurosurgical health care professionals.
As well as valuing education, this academic institution undertakes leading breakthrough research in the area of neurosurgery. With subspecialty interests in vascular neurosurgery, complex spine surgery, tumours, and syringomyelia and Chiari malformation, you will be exposed to the gamut of complex neurosurgery.
Holding regular multidisciplinary meetings where teams discuss cases and consider possible alternatives, our staff are encouraged to participate making informed decision for patients in a collaborative way.
Working at Macquarie University Hospital, you’ll also have access to the very latest technology from intraoperative scans and high-resolution neurosurgical microscopes, to state-of-the-art imaging and the revolutionary Gamma Knife.
As the successful candidate, you will possess:
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse in New South Wales
- Sound theatre knowledge with a minimum 1 year experience as a theatre scrub/scout nurse in a neurosurgical/spine discipline
- Demonstrated ability to thinking critically and use initiative
- Excellent communication skills including the ability to establish sound relationships with peers and clients using a customer service focus
- Proven ability to prioritise and multitask in a fast paced environment
- High level of computer literacy
You must have the right to work in Australia. Macquarie University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity and social inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; and women (particularly for senior and non-traditional vacancies).
Registered Nurse Position Description
Applications will only be accepted via the Hospital’s online system. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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