Position Details
Reference Number 14098
Position Title Scrub Scout Registered/Enrolled Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary
  • Multiple Permanent Full Time / Permanent Part Time / Casual Opportunities
  • Scrub Scout Nurse

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200 people.


With 524 beds, The Wesley Hospital provides tertiary level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.


We are currently seeking multiple Registered / Enrolled Nurses to join our team in the Scrub Scout Theatre team in either a Permanent Full-Time, Permanent Part-Time or Casual engagement. This is an ideal opportunity to demonstrate your professional experience and play a leading role in providing outstanding patient-centred care for The Wesley Hospital.  

The role will be responsible for:

  • Clinical leadership implementing organisational and ward objectives;
  • Demonstrating application of principles of clinical and workplace risk management as well as knowledge of incident notification and follow-up;
  • Applying clinical practice which ensures a safe environment and promotes optimal patient outcomes;
  • Effectively communicating information regarding patient responses and care to the nursing team;
  • Utilising customer service principles to exceed patient expectations.

Ideally, the successful applicant will demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Previous experience in  Scrub Scout Role as either an Enrolled or Registered Nurse
  • Completion of relevant qualification ie. Diploma or Bachelor of Nursing degree from a recognised VET or tertiary institution;
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA);
  • The ability to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team; 
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills;
  • Effective communication and time management skills;
  • Commitment to upholding the values and mission of Uniting Care Health.

As part of the UnitingCare Health at The Wesley, our staff enjoy benefits including:

  • Friendly and values based environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities including Post graduate leaderships programs
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Staff discounts for car parking

For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Mark Esdale, Manager on 07 3232 6522. 


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process and quote the following reference number – 14098


Applications close Friday, 28th July, 2017


UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.


Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Through our values, UCQ are proud of our team diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Previous experience in Scrub/Scout role
Essential: Motivated and enthusiastic team player
Essential: Demonstrates initiative and proactive in learning new skills
Contact Person Mark Esdale
Contact Number 0439433244
Contact Email mark.esdale@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Elizabeth DeGoede
Alternate Contact Number 32326522
Closing Date 28/07/2017
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