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Clinical Nurse

Apply now Job no: 496367
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered


Cairns Private Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic, positive and driven Clinical Nurse to join our Cardiac/Medical Ward in a permanent position.  

There are full time and part time opportunities available to work across a seven (7) day rotating shift.


About the Role

Working within our Cardiac/Medical Ward that specialises in cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine and dermatology, you will join our high performing and energetic team, and be responsible for the effective and efficient coordination of clinical services. Acting as a professional resource and demonstrating broad knowledge in all facets of caring for patients, you will contribute to, and participate in, the education of all levels of staff being involved in department orientation, in servicing and clinical competence programs.

Working with peers, and liaising with the Nurse Unit Manager and Educators to drive education within the unit, you will make a valuable contribution to Cairns Private Hospital’s continuous improvement processes and work within a respected and friendly team. 


About You

To be successful in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset within a hospital setting and have experience working in a cardiac and medical ward. Your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills will assist in supervising, leading, directing and motivating staff to achieve outcomes and develop both personally and professionally.  

You will also bring:

  • Relevant registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • A minimum of four (4) years post registration experience
  • Experience working in a cardiac and medical ward
  • Understanding scope of practice
  • Ability to manage designated portfolio and display sound leadership skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience in accreditation processes, clinical indicators and other quality projects
  • Ability to work within a team structure and independently as required


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. Situated only 150 metres back from the Cairns Esplanade, the Hospital is easy walking distance from the heart of the tourist mecca of Cairns. Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Cairns Private Hospital is 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 for a full time Clinical Nurse is $90,087.03 - $96,375.05 (dependent on years of nursing service), not including shift allowances or penalty rates.


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 a cover letter addressing the criteria above). 

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 contact Alexandra Adams on 07 4052 8090, or via email:


Close Date: 6 November 2019

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

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