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Registered Nurse - ICU

Apply now Job no: 494902
Work type: Full time, Full time temp, Part time temp
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse – ICU / CCU

Cairns Private Hospital

We have three maternity leave roles on offer for experienced ICU/CCU Registered Nurses;

  • 6 Month Full-Time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • 3 Month Full-Time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • 6 Month Part-Time (72 hours per fortnight)

Commencement dates for these roles range across late December 2019 to early January 2020.


About the Role

We are seeking experienced Registered nurses to join our supportive team in the ICU & CCU 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 report to the Nurse Unit Manager and work across a rotating roster with on-call components.


About You

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. 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 working in ICU and/or CCU units will be highly desirable to succeed in this role.

You will also demonstrate;

  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Minimum three years post AHPRA experience;
  • ALS/BLS certified (preferred);
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration

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.

Cairns Private Hospital also offers subsidised gym memberships and staff meals!


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".

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.



Base annual salary of $68,973 - $88,502 + Superannuation (excluding penalties and allowances) depending on level of experience, in accordance with the QLD Enterprise Agreement.

This is paid PRO RATA for Part-Time roles.


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 would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Arenla Longchar on 07 4052 5147 or email

 Close Date: 14/10/19 at 11:55 PM





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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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