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Registered Nurse & Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Apply now Job no: 506383
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Enrolled, Nursing - Registered


We are seeking Registered and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses to join our Perioperative team at Cairns Private Hospital. 

The positions available are Permanent with hours ranging from part-time up to full-time depending on candidate availability for Nurses with experience and training as scrub scouts.


About the Role

Cairns Private Hospital has an extensive range of surgical services including orthopaedic, vascular, urological, gynaecological and general services. As a part of Perioperative services as scrub scouts. You will have the chance to work across the full scope of our surgical services.

You will perform clinical duties with the support and guidance of the Operating Theatre Manager, Clinical Nurse and Shift Leaders to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered.  

In this role, you will be reporting to the Operating Theatre Manager and work with a diverse team driven to exceed Ramsay’s high standard of care.


About You

To succeed in this role you will bring strong clinical skillset in an acute care setting with a minimum of 2 year’s experience as a scrub scout. You will have exceptional customer service and time management skills with a passion for quality patient outcomes. You will be dedicated team player while comfortable working autonomously if necessary.

The flexibility to handle a rotating roster with evening and weekend shifts will be crucial to this role.

You will need to have the following:

  • Relevant registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse.
  • Enrolled Nurses must have certification to administer medications and IV’s.
  • Minimum of (2) two years’ experience post AHPRA registration in an acute hospital environment in a hospital theatre or surgical unit is essential
  • Any postgraduate qualifications within a relevant perioperative specialty will be highly regarded.



On offer is a PRO RATA Full-Time Equivalent salary ranging from;

  • $61,519 -$67,443 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level for Endorsed Enrolled Nurses.
  • $70,697 -$90,715 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level for Registered Nurses.


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 far north Queensland is an acute care facility offering a range of services including medical, general surgical, orthopaedic, obstetrics and cardiac services. This hospital is also equipped with The da Vinci surgical system, allowing surgeon’s to operate high-tech instrumentation with greater dexterity and precision than other minimally invasive techniques.


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 Stephen Thompson, Operating Theatre Manager on 07 4052 5314.



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