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Perioperative Coordinator

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions4 Positions
Job no: 69460
Category: Nurse, Management

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term (12 Months) , Full time: 80 hrs + ADO
  • Located at The Alfred, Great staff benefits including salary packaging

About The Team

The Patient Service Centre

The PSC sits within the Surgical Services Program of Alfred Health. This program delivers the majority of surgical services across all Alfred Health sites. Surgical Services consists of sixteen surgical units, anaesthesia and perioperative medicine, operating suite service, two elective surgical inpatient wards, a medical day unit, day of surgery admissions, day surgery and endoscopy service.

The PSC oversees the elective surgery waiting list, medical elective waiting list and preadmission clinic. This is across both The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital.

About The Role

The Patient Service Centre is looking for an enthusiastic Peri-operative Coordinator to work in the ENDOSCOPY unit. The peri-operative coordinator manages the patient's elective surgery care & journey for the Endoscopy unit, including follow up of test/scans and organising necessary work up required prior to patient's procedure. The coordinator is guided by protocols developed and authorised by the medical unit and department of Anaesthesia & Peri-operative medicine and has a key role in ensuring that patient's arrive on the day of surgery with all relevant documentation completed and a plan of care is in place. The coordinator works on a day to day basis with the Endoscopy unit, liaises closely with medical head of unit and is part of the Patient Service centre. 

  • Significant experience in acute medical/surgical nursing
  • Endsoscopy experience (Desirable)
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with the multidisciplinary management of the surgical patients, including a demonstrated understanding of pre-admission, admission and discharge principles
  • Current registration with the appropriate professional body (AHPRA)
  • Possess or working towards Post graduate qualification (desirable)


  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through Maxxia
  • Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through HCF Health Insurance 
  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!! 
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through ProSport Health and Fitness.  
  • Child Care Services at The Alfred managed by KU Children’s Services 

For more detail on the role please download the attached Position Description

For any further enquiries please contact: Amanda Burvill 0458 340 706 or Rona Rinosa 0419 639 983

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Friday 24th of May, 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.