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Registered Nurse

Apply now Job no: 514586
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered



Registered Nurse



We are looking for a motivated Registered Recovery Nurse to join our PACU team at Cairns Private Hospital. We have positions on a Permanent Full Time and Permanent Part Time basis.  

This role does require flexibility across a rotating roster of 7 days per week.


About the Role

The Post Anaesthetic Care Unit at Cairns Private Hospital forms part of Perioperative Services. The hospital is constantly seeking for opportunities to grow innovatively and therefore, need clinical staff to join our PACU. The ward provides a space for patients exiting surgery to rest and recover from their procedures.

As a member of our clinical team you will perform duties with the support and guidance of the Operating Theatre Manager, Clinical Nurse and Shift Leaders to ensure a high level of quality service is provided to our patients across the ward. You will be joining a team of passionate professionals driven to exceed Ramsay’s high standard of client care.


About You

To succeed in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting as a PACU or Recovery trained Nurse with a passion for client care and a high standard of customer-focused service. You will have exceptional communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The flexibility to handle a rotating roster with on call components along with weekend and evening shifts will be key for this role.

You will also bring;

  • Relevant qualifications and Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in recovery/ICU/HDU/Critical care OR PACU essential
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a high-performing team
  • Flexibility with hours and be available for shift work


About the Hospital

Cairns Private Hospital is in tropical Cairns, in far north Queensland. The hospital is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services. Cairns Private Hospital is committed to the provision of first-class medical care for the people of the region and the thousands of tourists who visit the area.

The company is strongly committed to further developing the already high-quality patient facilities and services at Cairns Private Hospital to meet the future health care needs of patients in the Cairns area. 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".



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

  • $72,111 - $92,529 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level (PRO RATA)


Why Cairns

Cairns is a thriving tourist town with opportunities for numerous leisure pursuits in close proximity.  There is a lively night scene with access to live theatre, concerts and the arts.  The lifestyle is casual, built around the outdoors.  Both JCU and CQU Universities have a campus in the city and there is access to numerous high-quality public and private schools.  Beachside or inner-city living are both available options.  Wherever you choose to live, the drive to work will be short and scenic.  For further information visit



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 Immunity to infectious diseases.


If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Stephen Thompson, Operating Theatre Manager on (07) 4052 5314.



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