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Apply now Job no: 506944
Work type: Full time temp, Part time temp
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

We are seeking patient focused Registered Nurses or to join our supportive team.

Maximum term Full-time or Part-time positions available (12 months)


About the Organisation 

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 which is close to beaches and the beautiful Lake Macquarie. 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".

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.


About the role

Hill Ward is a 32-bed unit which specialises in caring for general surgical, orthopaedic, maxillofacial and urology patients undergoing elective procedures by providing pre and post-operative care.  We also care for patients who present through our Emergency Department. 

We are looking for a dynamic Registered Nurses or Enrolled Nurses who can lead a multidisciplinary team each shift to deliver a high standard of patient centered care.  The quality skills we require are cooperative planning, coordination of care and evaluation of the care delivery for our patients. A necessary component for this ward is to be able to work collaboratively and ensure best patient outcomes. 

This role will report to the Nurse Unit Manager and work collaboratively with Clinical Nurses and Shift Leaders cross the facility.  


About You

The successful candidate will have excellent clinical assessment skills and the ability to prioritise tasks.  You will have exceptional communication and organisation skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Necessary requirement:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in surgical nursing
  • Previous experience in General Surgical |Orthopaedics |Urology |Maxillofacial
  • Ability to assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate care delivery needs of patient
  • Demonstrates excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required

A passion for providing quality care and an ability to work with a professional team cohesively is vital for this role.


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program(s)
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


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, preferably those who have been your line management). 

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 Matt Cambourn, Nurse Unit Manager on 02 4947 5363 or email


Close Date: 27 October 2020 at 11:55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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