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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Apply now Job no: 565251
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Intensive Care

Permanent full-time or part time


About the Role

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will provide leadership and expert clinical support to our passionate team of clinicians.  Working closely with the Nurse Unit Manager responsibilities will include

  • Supporting the Nurse Unit Manager in implementing strategies to ensure that quality and risk management are integrated into service provision
  • Demonstrating advanced clinical expertise and knowledge whilst providing clinical guidance, leadership, and education to members of the clinical team
  • Effective resource utilisation & time management
  • Demonstrating excellent customer service focus & positive role modelling behaviours
  • Providing a collaborative and engaging approach to teamwork across the multi-disciplinary framework
  • Maintaining current knowledge & skills



Essential Criteria

  • High level clinical skills with a minimum of three (3) years recent ICU experience
  • Strong team leading, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Critical Care
  • Current AHPRA Nurse Registration



Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience in a leadership role




$50.29 + superannuation, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (NSW Clinical Nurse/Midwifery Specialist)[FTE $99 373.04] 



About Our Hospital

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a 187 bed acute Medical and advanced surgical hospital situated on the Pacific Highway at Gateshead, 15 kms south of the Newcastle CBD. The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care Limited, the largest operator of private hospitals in Australia.  Our Hospital provides private health care services to residents of the Cities of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie as well as the broader referral region of the Hunter – New England Local Government Areas.



What’s in it for you?

Professional Advancement: Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs. Free access to LinkedIn Learning, education scholarships and the Ramsay Leadership Academy to support career progression.

Discounts: Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital cover and receive higher extras limits for things like General and Major Dental.

Health and Wellbeing: Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching and support.

Leisure/Social/Financial: Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing and more.

*Please note casual employees may not be eligible for all benefits. 




  • 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, which may include Covid-19.



To Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Applications made by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety.  Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at

For any enquiries please contact:

Julia Schouten – Nurse Unit Manager


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