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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:

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 or call 087 125 1531.

ICE Group is holding an information session on 'Nursing in Australia' in Dublin on 12th October, in the Aspect Hotel (Park West) between 11am - 1pm.    For more details click onto the link below 

Eventbrite - Nursing in Australia Information Session - Dublin