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CRVCID 595200

Before you apply for this position, please read the attached job application information sheet which contains important information.


This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time appointments with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Position Profile: We help children grow and thrive at CAHS, and we offer the same opportunity to nurses who join our team.

We provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team orientated approach allows for extensive learning and career development opportunities for nurses of all levels, so that you can achieve your personal and professional goals. We are committed to client and patient centred care, and work hard to reflect the CAHS values in everything we do.

We are currently looking to appoint experienced and dedicated individuals to the... role of Clinical Nurse within the Theatre and Perioperative team.

As an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, the Clinical Nurse provides clinical and professional expertise within Theatres to ensure comprehensive evidence-based nursing care is delivered to patients. The Clinical Nurse facilitates and promotes patient safety and quality of care. They support the provision of service within their speciality area, ensuring compliance against standards of practice.

Previous experience in General Surgery and/or an ENT environment is highly regarded. Paediatric experience is not essential although desirable, we value your skills, knowledge, and recent experience in Perioperative settings.

• Current registration with AHPRA with minimum of five (5) years of recent Perioperative experience.
• A willingness to learn and embrace the unique challenges and rewards of paediatric nursing.
• A collaborative leader who is compassionate and strives for excellence.

About the Department/Service /Directorate: The Operating Theatres Complex at Perth Children's Hospital provides a safe and technologically advanced environment for surgery. Here's what you can expect:
• Multiple Theatres: Our 12 operating theatres are equipped for both elective (planned) and emergency surgeries, as well as specialised procedures.
• Seamless Care: The Operating Theatre Complex and PACU are directly connected to other critical care units, Paediatric Critical Care (PCC), and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as the Surgical Admissions ward and Surgical Short Stay Unit.

About Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH): is Western Australia's specialist paediatric hospital and trauma centre, with 298 beds. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, PCH offers primary care for severe medical cases and secondary services such as inpatient, outpatient, and day-stay care. Our purpose-built facility incorporates the latest evidence-based design principles to deliver optimal care to the community. Explore our services on the PCH About Us page for more information.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Perth Children's Hospital actively promotes an opportunity for permanent residency sponsorship and strongly encourages interested international applicants to apply.

Fixed term contracts can be held by individuals on visas that allow working rights within Australia.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). Please note, applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants.

Your ability to meet the work-related requirements will be assessed throughout the recruitment process.

Within the application system you will be presented with the following two (2) questions designed to assess your qualifications against the Essential Selection Criteria outlined in the attached Job Description Form. Each question allows you to showcase your relevant skills and experiences in detail, with a generous word limit of 500 words per response.
• Can you provide an example from your experience in Perioperative care nursing where you orchestrated the management of a complex clinical situation, highlighting not only your advanced clinical expertise but also your leadership skills in effectively working within a multidisciplinary team? (Essential criteria 2,5 and 6)
• How have you applied your understanding of the Continuous Quality Improvement process in your previous nursing roles? Can you provide an example of a specific quality improvement initiative you were involved in, including the steps you took to identify areas for improvement? (Essential Criteria 7)

Please also provide a current resume which summarises your experience and contains phone and email contact details of two professional referees, with at least one being a recent supervisor/line manager.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

This position is subject to a Western Australian Working with Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Hilda Joseph - Nurse Manager, Service Unit 3 – Surgical on +61 8 6456 3892 or via email hilda.joseph@health.wa.gov.au

About Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS): CAHS is Western Australia's primary provider of paediatric healthcare, exclusively dedicated to infants, children, and young people. Comprising Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH), Neonatology, Community Health, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). CAHS operates with over 5,500 employees across PCH, King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), and over 160 community clinics in the metropolitan area. For more information about our services click here.

CAHS Values: CAHS is committed to providing a workplace culture that is driven and shaped by our values of Compassion, Collaboration, Equity, Respect, Excellence and Accountability. During the selection process you may be assessed on your ability to fulfil the responsibilities of this position in accordance with the values. For further information about the benefits of working for CAHS and our services please click here

For Assistance including any adjustment needed to accommodate a disability and confidential enquiries – please contact the CAHS Talent Acquisition Team on 08 6456 0321 or via email: cahs.talentacquisition@health.wa.gov.au

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Our Values guide our work in every action, and that includes recruitment and employment! CAHS encourages Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or LGBTI communities, and people with disability to work with us. Whatever your age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and family/carer responsibilities are, we ask that you consider bringing your expertise to our workforce.

In addition, we are committed to growing our Aboriginal workforce as part of WA Health Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:
• The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications and will assess on a regular basis.
• Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
• Appointments may be made from this pool until 14/05/2025.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on the closing date will not be accepted.

Nedlands WA Australia


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