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Discharge Planner

Apply now Job no: 517037
Work type: Part time
Location: John Flynn Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse
Discharge Planner

We have permanent part time opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team at John Flynn Private Hospital. (32 hours per fortnight)


About the Role

In this role, your key duties will involve coordinating the patient discharge planning process to ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home. This role will also see you planning complex discharges within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure appropriate medical supervision, care and referrals are in place for our patients, while upholding hospital policies and procedures.

This role will see you reporting to the Allied Health Manager and you will be joining a team of passionate professionals driven to provide safe, holistic nursing care to each individual patient to achieve optimal patient outcomes.


About You

To be successful in this role you will bring a keen eye for detail along with exceptional verbal and written communication skills as you will be communicating and negotiating with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. This role requires someone with a passion for providing exceptional client care and delivering high standards of customer-focused service in line with Ramsay's core values. You will also demonstrate an ability to remain calm under pressure whilst taking responsibility of the discharge process to secure positive and timely outcomes for our patients.

You will also demonstrate:

  • A current AHPRA registration
  • Completed at least three years’ experience in an acute care hospital.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement contemporary discharge planning practices.
  • Ability to plan and conduct staff education.
  • Advanced level of problem solving, prioritising and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of and participation in quality improvement processes.
  • Sound computer skills.


On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from; $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].


About Ramsay

John Flynn Private Hospital is a 334 bed, acute care hospital located at Tugun, which is on the southern end of the Gold Coast, within 5 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport. The hospital provides services to the population of the Gold Coast and the Tweed Coast extending into the NSW Northern Rivers area.

The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1972. Benefits of working with us include;

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Extensive 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, Working with Children Clearance and proof of Immunity to specific infectious diseases.


If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Allan Chan, Allied Health Manager, on email

Applications Close: 23rd of June 11.55pm

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

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