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sportsmed is one of South Australia's leading and trusted healthcare providers specialising in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for a range of ailments, injuries and conditions including bone, muscle, ligament, tendon, nerve and arthritis pain.

With over 300 employees, a 45-bed private orthopaedic hospital, 16-chair day surgery suite, 5 operating theatres and specialist clinics, sportsmed offers patients access to world-leading healthcare in state-of-the-art facilities.

A key leadership position has become available for a dynamic, highly motivated and suitably qualified professional to proactively manage the perioperative suite which comprises 5 operating theatres, post anaesthetic care unit, 16-chair day surgery and central service sterilising department (CSSD).

Reporting to the Director Clinical Services, this key role will be responsible for managing and overseeing a high standard of nursing practices and services within the perioperative suite, ensuring compliance with legislation and national standards, whilst liaising with a range of stakeholders from other disciplines, including clinical and non-clinical staff.  Supported by a perioperative coordinator, CSSD coordinator, clinical educator and a dynamic team of highly skilled orthopaedic staff, the role will oversee day to day perioperative operations, resource allocation, budgetary control, risk management, clinical governance and stakeholder management.

As sportsmed enters a time of expansion, the position will suit an experienced registered nurse with substantial leadership and management experience, and a drive for positive change and service excellence.  A true commitment to providing the best patient care and experience will be essential.

This position is an integral part of the management team and will require flexibility, adaptability, confidence and proven ability to effectively communicate, engage with and support people at all levels of this contemporary organisation which offers attractive employee benefits.

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please (08) 8100 8827.

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