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Apply now Job no: 508884
Work type: Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Enrolled



Cairns Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join the hospital’s Day Surgery Unit (DOSA) on a Permanent Part-Time basis (60 hours per fortnight).


About the Role

We are seeking an experienced nurse to join our supportive team 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 be working across the day surgery unit, endoscopy unit and the pre-admission clinic.

The hospital’s Day Surgery Unit offers elective surgery or diagnostic procedures in a modern and comfortable setting with a private, peaceful recovery area where patients can recuperate under the care of trained nursing staff. 


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.  You will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting as a trained Nurse with a focus on procedural care. 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 within an endoscopy or surgical unit will be highly regarded. The right candidate must be willing to be trained in endoscopy unit if they do not possess experience in this specialty.

You will also demonstrate;

  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Enrolled Nurses must have certification to administer medications and IV’s;
  • Minimum one year of post-graduate experience in a surgical ward;
  • Previous recent experience in endoscopy (highly regarded)
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration

This position requires someone with flexibility and the ability work in a fast-paced environment.  



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.


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.


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".

The Day Surgery offers a modern, comfortable setting. It has a private, peaceful recovery area where patients can recuperate under the caring supervision of trained nursing staff. Cairns Private offers the added security and reassurance of full hospital backup - a service unparalleled by other providers in the region. Intending patients should ask their doctor for their day surgery to be undertaken at Cairns Private Hospital.


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 Megan Baxter on (07) 4052 8078 or



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