About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
The Elective Surgery Team coordinates and case managers patients that are on the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne elective surgery and endoscopy waiting list in accordance with the Department of Health Elective Surgery Access Policy. The team is responsible for the case management of all patients across the surgical and endoscopy specialties at SVHM. The team also coordinate all surgical and endoscopy pre-operative work up through our dedicated pre admission clinics.
About the Role
The Elective Surgery Theatre Sessions and Pre Admission Coordinator will play a central role in ensuring elective patients have optimal access to all available elective theatre and endoscopy room sessions. They will also ensure that the surgical Pre Admission Clinics operate to provide efficient and timely pre-operative care.
The classification for this position will be ZJ4 ($107,120 per annum).
Point of contact for surgical and endoscopy leave notifications
Point of contact for additional elective theatre session requests
Responsible for the coordination and be the point of contact for vacant elective theatre session backfill and allocation of additional elective theatre sessions
Coordination of the surgical Pre Admission Clinic
Coordination of administration and clinical nursing staff within the Pre Admission Clinic department
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Bachelor of Nursing, which meets the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Current Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia through AHPRA
Experience and awareness of elective surgery waitlist management or operating theatre experience
At least 5 years of surgical nursing experience
Highly skilled in negotiating with and engaging multi-disciplinary teams
Employee Assistance Program
Staff Car Park
Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.
SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.
Review the following documents:
Position Description Elective Theatre Session Coordinator - March 2021
Laura Steadman, Elective Surgery Manager, 0467 012 155
Chantelle Reynolds, Deputy Elective Surgery Manager, 0436 020 854
7 May 2021 11:59pm
At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
For further information, visit https ://www.svha.org.au/about-us/reconciliation or get in contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
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