Deputy Theatre Manager

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Are you an experienced nurse manager seeking a rewarding and challenging career opportunity?


Our Operating Theatre complex has 14 theatres, 32 first stage recovery bays as well as an additional 32 second stage chairs.
Our specialties include General (including laparoscopic), Colorectal, Bariatric, Orthopaedic, Cardiothoracic, ENT, Plastics, Paediatric, Oral & Dental Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Ophthalmic, Gastroenterology, Neurosurgery, Urology and Vascular surgery.
Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Peri-Operative Registered Nurse to use their clinical knowledge and skills in the position of Deputy Theatre Manager.


As the Deputy Theatre Manager you will hold a key leadership and management role within the perioperative environment, be responsible for the efficient utilisation of allocated human and financial resources and be focused on the provision of a quality service.  Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Workforce management of instrument and circulating nurses
  • Your direct reports will include experienced staff - Floor Coordinators, CNC’s, CNS’s,   Neuro/Spinal, Cardiac and Orthopaedic Coordinators
  • Management of key performance indicators
  • Quality projects and adhering to the NSQHSS and ACORN Standards
  • 1 floor co-ordination shift per week
Norwest Private Hospital is a 277 bed, high acuity facility located in Sydney’s rapidly developing north west corridor and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia.


Essential qualities:
  • Relevant registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse.
  • Minimum 3 years at a middle management level within the perioperative services environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in perioperative services (instrument/circulating nurse roles).
  • Proven ability to successfully lead and motivate the clinical team using positive leadership skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated change management utilising excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Post graduate certificate qualification in perioperative speciality.
Desirable qualities:
Post graduate qualification in health management or working towards.

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 your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

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