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Registered Nurse - Orthopaedics

Apply now Job no: 527205
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse
Orthopaedics Ward at Cairns Private Hospital

  • Permanent Part Time / Full Time positions
  • Hours negotiable and flexible to suit work/life balance
  • Bring your Clinical skills to beautiful far north Queensland for the ultimate sea change!


About the Role

This opportunity will see you working with a dedicated and dynamic team in our 28-bed Orthopaedic Unit to continue the high standard of care and professionalism with which our department is renowned for. You will be responsible for assessing planning, coordinating and evaluating the care delivery needs of each individual patient.  

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, you will be supported our Senior Clinicians and colleagues to ensure the best possible care is provided to our patients.

About You

To succeed in this role, you may have previous exposure to working in an Orthopaedic setting. You will demonstrate key attributes such as honesty, integrity and ethics within the workplace and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Your effective communication skills will assist in providing exceptional customer service and ensuring strong positive and respectful relationships are maintained.

You will also bring:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Commitment to participate in further education
  • Prior experience working in an acute care setting desirable
  • Joint and hip replacement experience would be highly desirable
  • Spinal fusion experience would be highly desirable


  • Registered Nurse :$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] 

Why Cairns Private Hospital 

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. 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".

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 surgeons to operate high-tech instrumentation with greater dexterity and precision than other minimally invasive techniques. Our benefits 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

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and two current work-related referees).

Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of two Covid19 vaccinations prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a current National Police check and Working with Children Check, as well as proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases. 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Jason Mook via email on


Applications Close: 11th February 2022 at 11.55pm 


Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
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