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Patient Care Assistant

Apply now Job no: 512126
Work type: Casual
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Assistant, Nursing - Registered



Patient Care Assistants

Casual Pool


About the Role

We are seeking Patient Care Assistants to join our professional and dynamic team to provide nursing and supportive care to patients and their families. In this role you will be assisting the clinical team, including Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses, in the provision of services and care for patients.

You will be working out of our casual pool which will see you assigned to a variety of shifts based on your availability across departments relevant to your experience and specialty. If you enjoy the variety of gaining experience in a new side of the hospital each week, then this role is a perfect fit for you!


About You

To be successful in this role you will be a positive and effective team player who brings excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills. You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage your time effectively to meet your responsibilities. Availability to work across a rotating roster including evenings and weekends will be required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a High standard of customer service
  • Cert 3 in Health Service Assistance is desirable
  • Nursing Students encouraged to apply


About the Organisation 

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.

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".

  • 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



To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of immunisation to infectious diseases.


If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Rochelle Biancotti, Director of Clinical Services, on (07) 4052 5106

Applications Close: 2 March 2021


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