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Registered Nurses (Cardiothoracic Ward/CCU)

Apply now Job no: 523634
Work type: Casual, Full time, Part time
Location: Wollongong Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

  • Work for Australia’s’ Leading Private Health Care Provider
  • Grow your career across our National Network 

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (Cardiothoracic/ CCU/Cardiology) to join our team at Wollongong Private Hospital. 

Permanent Full Time, Permanent part- time and casual opportunities!

About the Role                                                                                                   

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced Cardiothoracic trained Registered Nurse to join our team. We commenced cardiothoracic surgical services in September and the service has quickly become a busy CT centre. You would be joining our supportive and friendly team in our 24 bed Cardiothoracic Step down/ CCU/ Vascular ward. You will be responsible for all aspects of patient care, developing and maintaining safe clinical practices and excellent clinical outcomes. The desirable applicant will have experience managing a range of pre and post cardiothoracic surgical patients for example: Pre and post-operative management of the patient undergoing Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), Valvular surgery and a range of thoracic surgical procedures. Established experience in management and removal of pacing wires, arterial lines and pleural/pericardial drains as well as ability to assess and treat cardiac arrhythmias.  Knowledge of Pre and post coronary and vascular angiogram/ angioplasty, electrophysiology study, cardiac ablation, endovascular AAA repair is desirable.

 Essential Criteria:

  • Current registration with the AHPRA
  • Minimum 2 years recent cardiothoracic ward/ Cardiothoracic ICU experience
  • Established experience in UWSD, Management and removal of Pacing wires, UWSD and arterial lines.
  • Ability to interpret complex ECG’s and escalate care needs of the individual appropriately
  • Ability to assess, plan, co-ordinate and evaluate care delivery needs of patients
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements in relation to nursing practice
  • Knowledge of Quality/Continuous Improvement processes
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration
  • Ability to ensure excellence in customer service
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Excellent time management skills

 Desirable Criteria:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Critical Care (cardiology) / (Cardiothoracic) or working towards
  • ALS qualified


On offer if a full time equivalent salary of:

  • $33.23 - $46.67 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (NSW RN/Midwife gr1-gr8) [FTE 65 665.60 - $92 230.31]

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

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital operator, Wollongong Private Hospital is set in the heart of Wollongong's Medical Precinct.

The 151 bed private hospital features state of the art equipment, facilities and patient services setting a benchmark for healthcare facilities in the Illawarra. Wollongong Private Hospital includes all major services including an intensive care unit, nine operating theatres, a cardiac catheter laboratory, day oncology unit and stand-alone day surgical centre. It offers the full range of medical, surgical and maternity services.

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".

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 proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

Enquiries: Yvette Payne -  Ph: 4286 1231 07:00-16:00hrs-Monday to Friday


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