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Registered Nurse - Anaesthetic / Anesthetic

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Anaesthetic / Anesthetic
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, Australia
Salary: $64,184 - $90,122 AUD
Start Date: 2019 / 2020
Duration: Dependent on visa
REF: 10450
Contact Name: Elizabeth Cox
Contact Email: nurse@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Anaesthetic Nurses required for an acute public hospital setting in Sydney, New South Wales.

About Royal Prince Alfred Hospital: 

Great opportunity to work with the Royal Prince Alfred, one of Australia's premier tertiary referral hospitals, and a worldwide leader in healthcare excellence and innovation.  RPA's central location in Sydney means it has an exciting complex case mix and a vast number of learning opportunities for their nursing staff.  RPA is principal teaching hospital of the University of Sydney.

Anaesthetic Service at RPAH - click here to find out more

Encompasses 2 theatre complexes which consist of 25 operating theatres covering multiple surgical specialities including:

  • Cardiothoracic
  • Neurosurgery
  • Transplant
  • Trauma
  • Obstetrics

The complex also includes an MRI Suite, hybrid robotic theatre.  Anaesthetic support is also supplied to satellite locations such as radiology, cardiac cath lab and endoscopy.  

Being a trauma hospital RPAH often manages critically ill patients. The Anaesthetic Assistants need to be able to think quickly, troubleshoot, and perform under pressured conditions.

About the Role: 

The Anaesthetic Assistant Service comprises of RN’s, EN’s and Technicians. RPAH runs a 24-hour service; however, the majority of surgery is performed Monday through Friday. Shift staffing numbers are dependent on the number of theatre sessions running. There is also an on-call component to the role in order to cover general, radiology, cardiothoracic and liver transplant services. Shifts vary from 6, 8, 10 and 12 hours.  

Minimum Requirements for the Role: 

  • Applicants must have experience working in Irish or UK acute healthcare settings. 
  • A qualified nurse with a postgraduate qualification in Anaesthetic Nursing.
  • AHPRA Registered.
Salary and Benefits:
  • Salary and Benefits are in line with Public Health awards.
Orientation Process:
New staff undertake facility and hospital orientation. On arrival to the unit, they are provided with an orientation manual and given a preceptor. The unit has regular education and staff members also participate in simulation scenarios with the Anaesthetic Department. Staff are encouraged to seek out and attend relevant courses.
Application Process working with ICE Group:
100% of our placed Nurses & Midwives would recommend using ICE Group to source a new job and make the move to Australia.
Contact me for more information:
If you need more information before sending your CV - Contact me - Elizabeth Cox on 087 1251531 (phone, text or WhatsApp) or email me directly on nurse@icegroup.ie with your questions.