Cardiothoracic/Vascular Coordinator

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Are you able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team; provide a high standard of service delivery and clinical outcomes within budget, whilst complying with relevant legislation and regulations? Then this role is for you.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated perioperative Registered Nurse and provides a great platform to future leadership positions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced instrument nurse to join our dynamic cardio/vascular team in this pivotal position.


Currently we support Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeons working regularly at Norwest and perform a substantial number of CABG’s, thoracic and pacemaker procedures.
The theatre complex consists of 14 state of the art operating theatres, and a standalone Endoscopy suite. Norwest Private Hospital has recently opened a new wing, an exciting expansion for the hospital and in particular our peri-operative department.  The new Philips Hybrid lab for vascular and structural heart work opened in July 2018.  It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be instrumental in the successful expansion of these services over the short and long term.

As the Cardiothoracic/Vascular Coordinator your responsibilities will include:


  • Adhering to ACORN standards and Hospital policy and procedure
  • Providing evidenced based nursing care
  • Providing clinical expertise and depth to the cardiac/vascular teams
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensuring patient and staff safety
  • Ensuring loan equipment/prosthetics are available
  • Monitor completion of prosthetic forms and work closely with cardiac/vascular surgeons to ensure optimal patient care
  • Maintain cardiac on-call roster



Norwest Private Hospital is a 277 bed high acuity facility located in Sydney’s rapidly developing North West and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. Please visit our website for further information about our hospital and its services.
Selection Criteria:
  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Clinical expertise as scrub/scout role in perioperative environment and Cardio/Vascular surgery;
  • A minimum of four years’ post graduate experience in the above specialties
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;
  • Advanced communication skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a willingness to teach and preceptor staff;
  • Flexibility to work a rotating roster including evenings, on call and ad hoc Saturdays
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing


Applications close: Friday 28 September 2018


For further enquiries: Michelle Ward, Perioperative Services Manager on 8882 8725 or email 


To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees. 



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