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Perioperative Nurse

Perioperative Nurse

Job Title: Perioperative Nurse
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Salary: Aus $ 64,184.86 (yr 1) to Aus $ 90,122.83 (yr 8)
REF: 10668
Contact Name: Frances McCarrick
Contact Email: references@icegroup.ie

Job Description


Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Armidale had a population of 24,504 as at June 2017. It is the administrative centre for the Northern Tablelands region. It is approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane at the junction of the New England Highway and Waterfall Way. The scenery around Armidale includes forests, mountain gorges, waterfalls (Wollomombi Falls are one of the highest in Australia) and four national parks. Armidale is also known for its gracious city parklands; its schools and its impressive Anglican and Catholic cathedrals. The distance from Armidale to Brisbane is 378 kilometers (235 miles).


Perioperative Nurse

Our client has newly renovated ($60m development project completed in 2018) operating theatres in Armidale, the most historic town in NSW.  Our hospital preformed 949 day only surgical procedures.  Armidale hospital is meeting their targets of treating category A, B and C patients within the specified timeframes.  With over 258 FTE staff, our hospital is small and focused on work life balance for staff.  

Armidale offers general surgery in the following areas: Upper GI, Colorectal, Liver / HBP, Breast, Skin, Vascular and Paediatric Surgery (>2yrs)

Successful candidates must have the following skills and experience:

  • Over 4 years experience in Perioperative Nursing, working across all areas - anaesthetics, scrub, circulatory and recovery.
  • Experience working in general elective surgeries across all areas of general surgery.
  • Perioperative Post Graduate qualification
  • AHPRA registration or AHPRA in principle
ICE Group

I.C.E. Group have been recruiting nurses and midwives internationally since 2002. We have been on the Panel of Overseas Recruitment Agency (PORA) list for New South Wales Health, renewed three times since 2008.  ICE Group have a track record in helping Nurses / Midwives and their families make the move to Australia.  We have supported them through each of the many phases of the recruitment process including interview, recruitment screening, AHPRA Registration, visa nomination and arrival to Australia.  This process can take 6 to 12 months to complete (shorter if you already have your AHPRA registration), and we pride ourselves at keeping our people up to date on the any changes that occur during this time.

With over 18 years’ experience in overseas nurse recruitment, we can provide advice and guidance to make your transition easier, and removing any uncertainties out of your move