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Work type: Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Administration/Support Services



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


About the Role

The Cairns Hospital Day Surgery Unit (DOSA) require a receptionist to commence immediately.

The role is responsible for carrying out medical reception and clerical duties within the Day Surgery Unit. You will assist the administration and clinical teams by coordinating the necessary clerical requirements for patient’s admission to discharge. This is a very fast paced environment so will require good time management skills and have flexibility where required.

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

The experienced administrator will be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for customer service and enjoys being part of a fast-paced environment. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to complete tasks within designated timeframes.

You will also bring:

  • Previous experience in an administrative role
  • Competent in Microsoft office suite programs
  • Experience in medical administration or acute medical would be desirable
  • Hospital experience preferred but not necessary 


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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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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