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Registered Nurses – Medical / Oncology

Apply now Job no: 495234
Work type: Full time
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Enrolled, Nursing - Registered

About the Role

We are seeking passionate and experienced Registered Nurses to join the Hill Ward at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital who will continue to provide our patients with a high standard of dedicated and specialised care. Opportunities are available for both permanent part-time and full-time positions.

Hill ward is a fast paced and exciting 32 bed medical oncology ward, which provides a great opportunity for growth and development.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting and will ideally possess the suitable skills and competencies to work as part of our Medical / Oncology team, or have an interest to work in this area.

You will have the opportunity to learn and perform duties such as chemotherapy administration and display proficiency in cannulation and associated treatments. You will be an organised and efficient professional with a strong team and customer focus who is able to be flexible with shifts. You will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience in Oncology is desired but not a must
  • Interest in Oncology and Chemotherapy (training may be provided)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain good working relations with others
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Demonstrates excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Employee Benefits including:

  • Flexible work practices
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee recognition and rewards system
  • Ramsay Corporate discounts including health funds and travel insurance
  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted Medical insurance packages
  • Employee assistance program and more

The Hospital

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a 187 bed acute Advanced Surgical and Medical Hospital situated on the Pacific Highway at Gateshead, 15 kms south of the Newcastle CBD. The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care Limited, the largest operator of private hospitals in Australia. Specialties include Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, General Surgery (including Colorectal), Breast Surgery, Plastics, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Vascular and Oncology.

In March 2015 the region’s first Private Emergency Department was opened at Lake Macquarie Private, providing another option for people requiring emergency care. The Hospital is also home to the Hunter Cancer Centre, the Hunter Region's only comprehensive private oncology service providing Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Research, Support Services and Education all located on the one campus.

Working with us

Ramsay Health Care has grown to become a global hospital group, delivering a range of acute and primary healthcare services from 480 facilities across 11 countries, making it one of the largest and most diverse private healthcare companies in the world. The company employs over 77,000 staff and treats 8.5 million patients throughout its hospitals and primary care clinics.

We live and work by our values of The Ramsay Way - "People Caring for People" and seek out those who are committed to developing people and teams and a continuous improvement culture.

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online by clicking on the Apply button within this advertisement. Applications should include a CV and 2 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 Vicky Wade on 02 4947 5362.

Applications close: Friday 27 September, 2019

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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