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Registered Nurse

Apply now Job no: 533548
Work type: Part time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse

Cairns Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join the hospital’s Surgical Ward for permanent night duty.

This opportunity is a Part Time – 36 hours per fortnight fixed term contract until the end of September 2022.


About the Role

Cairns Private Hospital in tropical Cairns in far north Queensland, Australia, is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services. We are committed to the provision of first-class medical care for the people of the region and the thousands of tourists who visit the area. This role will be based in the 28-bed surgical ward, taking care of patients from different specialties including urology, ENT, cosmetic and plastic surgery, vascular, gynaecological, and general surgery.

We are seeking an experienced Registered 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.


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.

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

You will also demonstrate:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum two years of post-graduate experience
  • Experience in a surgical ward is preferred
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration



On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from $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 the Organisation

The Cairns Private Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 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".



All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application.

Everyone who joins Ramsay:

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19, including a third dose if required under State health orders
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases


If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Debbie Cole, Nurse Unit Manager on

Closing Date: 26 May 2022 at 11:55pm

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

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