Clinical Nurse Specialist - Vascular

2000007T Requisition #

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist – Operating Theatres
  • (Vascular- Instrument Nurse)
  • Full Time position



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.


Due to an increase in speciality case load this position has become available and provides a great platform to future leadership positions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced instrument nurse to join and further build our dynamic vascular team in this pivotal position.


The theatre complex consists of 15 state of the art operating theatres, an interventional radiology theatre 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 Clinical Nurse Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Adhering to ACORN standards and Hospital policy and procedure
  • Providing evidenced based nursing care
  • Providing clinical expertise and depth to the vascular theatre teams
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensuring patient and staff safety
  • Ensuring e-learning and Mandatory training is completed on a regular basis




The Clinical Nurse Specialist will fulfil their role within the department with the support of the Perioperative Services Manager, vascular CNC and Nurse Educator.


Essential Criteria:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • A minimum of four years’ post graduate experience in the above specialty
  • Demonstrated ability act as a patient advocate
  • 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




Desirable Criteria:

  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing



If you are successful in the role, you will receive a salary based on your years of relevant registered nursing experience against the current Healthscope and NSWNMA/ANMF – NSW Nurses and Midwives’ – Enterprise Agreement 2015 – 2019, a salary ranging from $48.3461 - $53.6323 per hour. 



Applications close: Friday 13 March 2020

For further enquiries: (Catherine Brocktoff on (02) 8882 8727 or

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button 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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