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Perioperative New Graduate - Registered Nurse - Immediate Start

Sydney Adventist Hospital, fondly known as 'the San', is operated by Adventist HealthCare (AHCL) - a Christian not-for-profit organisation. The San is NSW’s largest private hospital with over 700 beds, employing over 2300 staff, 500 volunteers and 1000 accredited medical officers.

The hospital offers the latest services and facilities, including 23 operating theatres and endoscopy suites, 3 cardiac catheterisation laboratories, NSW’s largest private 24x7 Emergency department, intensive care and coronary care units, renal dialysis unit, rehabilitation and sleep studies units, a leading multi-disciplinary Integrated Cancer Centre, and an extensive range of diagnostic, allied health and support services. Dedicated to being at the forefront of technology, the San has an advanced robotic surgery unit, state-of-the-art hybrid operating theatre, and the latest in surgical and diagnostic imaging.

Our Mission

Caring for the community since 1903, the hospital’s reputation for exceptional care is built on the continuous provision of leading medical & surgical care, supported by the expertise, commitment and compassion of our people, and our faith-based approach to caring for the whole person – which is reflected in our Mission ‘Christianity in Action – caring for the body, mind and spirit of our patients, colleagues, community and ourselves’.

Our Perioperative Graduate Nurse Program commences on 14 February 2022. During the program you will have the opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of experienced and supportive staff.

The twelve (12) month, full time, Perioperative Graduate Nurse Program consists of three stages within the perioperative environment as an instrument and circulating nurse (scrub/scout) role. 

  • Stage One: Introduction to circulating nurse role
  • Stage Two: Transition to the instrument nurse role
  • Stage Three: Development in all surgical specialties

The Perioperative Graduate Nurse Program also offers the opportunity for graduate nurses to complete the Clinical Accreditation Program in partnership with the University of Technology Sydney. The graduate nurse will gain six (6) credit points upon completion, towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Perioperative Nursing.

The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:


  • Eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nurses and Midwives Registration Board (AHPRA), including English language requirements
  • Australian Citizenship (eligible to work in Australia, full time hours, or citizens residing in Australia who hold a current Special Category permit and have Permanent Resident status)
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 32 hours per week on a rotating roster
  • Demonstrated high-level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Current clinical knowledge and clinical problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of professional, ethical and legal requirements
  • Completion of studies within 12 months of the program start date
  • NSW Health DETECT and BloodSafe certificates.

Salary is dependent upon classification and in accordance in the AHCL Nursing Employees Enterprise Agreement 2020.

Enquiries should be addressed to:

Elaine Moll (Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator)
Phone: 0429 892 307 / 0429 883 188
Email: [email protected] 

Please include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and current curriculum vitae in your application.  Previous exposure within the perioperative setting is highly regarded.

The following check will be carried out on all prospective employees applying for positions that have been identified as working with children – national criminal record; apprehended violence orders; and completed disciplinary proceedings in previous employment.

Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:28th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm


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