We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced full time Level 1 PACU Nurse to join our team at Canberra Microsurgery. 

Canberra Microsurgery is dedicated to providing efficient, informed and compassionate patient-centred care in a safe, high-quality day hospital. We aim to maintain excellence in surgical treatment, to ensure the safety and quality of its facilities, to provide informed and compassionate patient care at all times, and to nurture a supportive and educational environment for its staff.


Essential Criteria

  • Current AHPRA nursing registration
  • Current Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia registration
  • PACU RN experience of minimum 2 years with exceptional clinical skills, capable of handling emergencies.
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National Standards
  • Effective time management and excellent written & verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Competent computer skills in a Windows based environment
  • Flexibility with rostering and commitment to shifts. 
  • Enthusiastic approach to flexible work practices.
  • Adaptable to work both independently and collaboratively.


Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Administer PACU RN duties safely and effectively to patients in the day surgery environment
  • Treat pain, nausea, and other post-operative symptoms of anaesthesia and administer medication as prescribed
  • Regularly check vital signs to quickly intercept any potential issues and ensure a smooth recovery
  • Effective utilisation of human and material resources (perioperative instrumentation and equipment) to deliver high standard of care.
  • Actively contribute and participate in quality Improvement activities
  • Maintain constant awareness of safety requirements to prevent injury to patients and staff
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with greater health care team 
  • Commit to self-development and continuing professional development


We offer:

  • Work only from Monday-Thursday, no work on Fridays & weekends and closed over December holiday period
  • Working in a modern custom built specialist Hospital with state-of-the-art technology
  • The opportunity to advance your nursing career in a nurturing and supportive environment 


Canberra Microsurgery is a part of PresMed Australia (PMA) of Hospitals, a leading healthcare company that specializes in the establishment and management of private day hospitals. PMA is known for high standards and exceptional levels of healthcare services. Please visit for more information.


A current ‘Working with Children Check’ is required for this position. 

A health care worker must be fully vaccinated with 2 doses for COVID-19 in order to work.


We promote equal opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. The selection for roles will be based on individual merit. 

For more information, please contact Human Resources on (02) 9413 4822 or