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Registered Nurses/Endorsed Enrolled Nurses – Scrub Scouts

Apply now Job no: 514944
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Enrolled, Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurses/Endorsed Enrolled Nurses – Scrub Scouts 

We are seeking Registered and Endorsed Enrolled Nurse Scrub Scouts to join our Perioperative services team at Cairns Private Hospital.

Permanent Full Time and Part Time opportunities are available


About the Role

Cairns Private Hospital has an extensive range of surgical services including orthopaedic, vascular, urological, gynaecological and general services. As a Scrub Scout Nurse, you will have the opportunity to work across the full scope of our surgical services.

In this role you will perform theatre duties with the support and guidance of the Operating Theatre Manager, Clinical Nurse and Shift Leaders to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered.  


About You

To succeed in this role, you will a bring strong clinical skillset in an acute care setting with a minimum of 2 year’s experience as a Scrub Scout Nurse. You will have exceptional customer service and time management skills with a passion for delivering quality patient outcomes.

The flexibility to handle a rotating roster with evening and weekend shifts will be crucial to this role.

You will also bring:

  • Relevant registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse.
  • Enrolled Nurses must have certification to administer medications and IV’s.
  • Minimum of (2) two years’ experience working in a Theatre/Scrub Scout setting
  • Any postgraduate qualifications within a relevant perioperative specialty will be highly regarded.



On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from:

  • Registered Nurses: $36.49 - $46.82 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (QLD RN/Midwife gr2-gr8) [FTE $72 111.74 - $92 529.36]
  • Endorsed Enrolled Nurses: $31.75 - $34.81 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (QLD EEN gr1-gr6) [FTE $62 749.85 - $68 792.46]


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. Other benefits of working with us include:

  • 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


Application Requirements

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 have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Stephen Thompson on

Close Date: 16th June 2021 at 11:55pm

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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