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Clinical Support Staff (PCA, CPA, OTA's)

Apply now Job no: 492743
Work type: Casual, Full time, Part time
Location: Greenslopes Private Hospital
Categories: Clinical Support - Technician/Orderley, Nursing - Assistant

We are seeking Case Preparation Assistants, Operating Theatre Assistants and Patient Care Assistants to join our Operating Theatre and Gastroenterology teams at Greenslopes Private Hospital in Brisbane.

There are multiple permanent full-time, part-time and casual roles available.


About the Roles

We have three role types available supporting the Operating Theatre and Gastroenterology departments at Greenslopes Private Hospital, who provide surgical services across 19 operating theatres and 7 procedure rooms, which combined are one of the largest private surgical departments in Queensland.


Opportunities Available;

Patient Care Assistants

In this role you will be assisting the clinical team, including Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses, in the provision of services and care for patients. Specifically, you will be supporting the care of patients in the admission and recovery stages of their surgical procedures. This can involve mobility support, providing meals and making them feel comfortable post-surgery. Certificate III in Health Services is highly desirable for this role.

Operating Theatre Assistants

In this role you will provide support and assistance to patients in the operating theatre under the direction and instruction of nursing and medical staff. This can include duties relating to preparation of the theatre environment and transporting or positioning of the patient, under the guidance of the Perioperative Manager.

Case Preparation Assistants

In this role you will be responsible for assembling, disassembling and managing theatre case set-ups in accordance with operating lists. This will involve working closely with the Sterilisation and Theatre teams to ensure they have the equipment necessary for procedures. Scope cleaning experience, while not essential, will be highly regarded for this role.


All of these positions are key elements of the surgical process and the ability to quickly and efficiently manage your caseload will directly affect the care of patients.

In these roles you will report to the Nurse Unit Manager and work closely with a professional supportive team. 


About You

These are the perfect roles to kick off your career in the Health industry. You will bring exceptional communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment. The flexibility to handle a rotating roster with weekend and evening shifts will also be key for this role.

You will also bring;

  • A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a high-performing team.
  • Previous experience in a theatre / hospital environment will be highly desirable.
  • Scope cleaning experience will be highly desirable for the Case Preparation Assistant role specifically.
  • Health Service or Health qualifications will be highly regarded.


Why Ramsay?

  • 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.

Greenslopes Private Hospital in particular offers free parking, a wide range of in hospital services and a thriving social club.


About the Organisation

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".


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Matt Traves, Nurse Unit Manager, on 07 3394 7846 or Renee Sheppard, Nurse Unit Manager, Day Procedures Unit on 07 3394 7840.


Close Date: 8th of May 2019.

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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