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Apply now Job no: 524591
Work type: Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Cairns Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join the hospital’s Day Surgery Unit (DOSA) on a Permanent Part-Time basis (48 hours per fortnight).

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced nurse to join our supportive team to provide our patients with specialised and dedicated care.  As a Ramsay Health Care Nurse, you will perform duties with the support and guidance of the Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse and Shift Leaders to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered within the ward.  In this role, you will be working across the day surgery unit, endoscopy unit and the pre-admission clinic.

The hospital’s Day Surgery Unit offers elective surgery or diagnostic procedures in a modern and comfortable setting with a private, peaceful recovery area where patients can recuperate under the care of trained nursing staff. 

About You

To be successful in the role you will be a highly organised individual with excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service.  You will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting as a trained Nurse with a focus on procedural care. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills. You will also be comfortable with effectively working in a team environment and independently.

Experience within an endoscopy or surgical unit will be highly regarded. The right candidate must be willing to be trained in endoscopy unit if they do not possess experience in this specialty.

You will also demonstrate;

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum one year of post-graduate experience in a surgical ward
  • Previous recent experience in endoscopy (highly regarded)
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration

This position requires someone with flexibility and the ability work in a fast-paced environment.  


On offer is and hourly rate: $37.04 - $47.76 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (QLD RN/Midwife gr2-gr8) [FTE $73,193.41 - $94,380.08]

About Ramsay

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. The Day Surgery offers a modern, comfortable setting. It has a private, peaceful recovery area where patients can recuperate under the caring supervision of trained nursing staff. Cairns Private offers the added security and reassurance of full hospital backup - a service unparalleled by other providers in the region.

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 and proof of Immunity to specific infectious diseases.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Meagan Baxter, Nurse Unit Manager at


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

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