Cairns Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join the hospital’s Day Surgery Unit (DOSA) on a Permanent Part-Time basis (60 hours per fortnight).
About the Role
We are seeking an experienced nurse to join our supportive team to provide our patients with specialised and dedicated care. As a Ramsay Health Care Nurse, you will perform duties with the support and guidance of the Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse and Shift Leaders to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered within the ward. In this role, you will be working across the day surgery unit, endoscopy unit and the pre-admission clinic.
The hospital’s Day Surgery Unit offers elective surgery or diagnostic procedures in a modern and comfortable setting with a private, peaceful recovery area where patients can recuperate under the care of trained nursing staff.
To be successful in the role you will be a highly organised individual with excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service. You will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting as a trained Nurse with a focus on procedural care. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills. You will also be comfortable with effectively working in a team environment and independently.
Experience within an endoscopy or surgical unit will be highly regarded. The right candidate must be willing to be trained in endoscopy unit if they do not possess experience in this specialty.
You will also demonstrate;
- Current registration with AHPRA;
- Enrolled Nurses must have certification to administer medications and IV’s;
- Minimum one year of post-graduate experience in a surgical ward;
- Previous recent experience in endoscopy or day unit (highly regarded)
- Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration
This position requires someone with flexibility and the ability work in a fast-paced environment.
On offer is a PRO RATA Full-Time Equivalent salary ranging from;
- $62,749 -$68,792 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level for Endorsed Enrolled Nurses.
The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".
Cairns Private Hospital in tropical Cairns in far north Queensland, Australia, is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services. We are committed to the provision of first-class medical care for the people of the region and the thousands of tourists who visit the area.
- Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
How to Apply
To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunisation to infectious diseases.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Megan Baxter, Nurse Unit Manager, at BaxterMegan@ramsayhealth.com.au
Applications Close: 9 March 2021