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Theatre Nurses

Theatre Nurses

Job Title: Theatre Nurses
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, Australia
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 0613
Contact Name: Elizabeth Cox
Contact Email: nurse@icegroup.ie

Job Description

St George Hospital is based in South East Sydney Local Health District, and are recruiting experienced Theatre nurses to join their expanding facility.  St George is undergoing a $300m redevelopment building a new Acute Services Building.  This Building will include eight new operating theatres with state of the art technology and equipment.

Theatre nurses ideally will have worked within Pre-operative care, Anaesthetic, Surgical and Recovery phases including:

  • Working in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team and various other specialists to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Communicating with patient to ensure they are fully informed about the risks and benefits of the operation, and that they are in a good state of health for the operation.
  • Supporting the Anaesthetist when required, assisting in the preparation of specialist equipment, devices and drugs.
  • Preparing all required surgical instruments / equipment (microscopes, lasers, endoscopes).
  • Supporting the Surgeon providing instruments, needles, swabs and other materials as required.
  • Monitor patient’s health post surgery, providing appropriate care and treatment until the patient has recovered from the effects of anaesthesia  and / or surgical procedure.
  • Establish good communication between patient, their relatives and all visitors to the Theatre Department.
  • Ensure that equipment is correctly handled and maintained in safe working order.
  • To adhere to Theatre and Hospital procedures and policies.
  • Actively participate in continuous professional development.


  • Registered General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) or the Nursing and Midwifery Council (MNC).
  • A minimum of 18 months post registration experience with 12 months experience working within an Operating Theatre in an acute hospital within the last 3 years.
  • Peri-operative course desirable.

For an application pack email Elizabeth at nurse@icegroup.ie or call 087 125 1531.

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