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Theatre Assistant Leading Hand

Apply now Job no: 569529
Work type: Full time
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Clinical Support - Technician/Orderley

Theatre Assistant Leading Hand - Permanent Full-time




  • 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.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Theatre assistant to take on the role of Leading Hand.  The successful applicant will work alongside the Operations Manager and will be a member of the Perioperative team.



Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Supporting and assistance to our patients in the operating theatre under the direction and instruction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Preparation of the theatre environment and transporting or positioning of the patient under the guidance of the Perioperative Manager.
  • You will ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered in accordance with department policies & procedures and in line with Hospital strategic direction.




  • Recent relevant experience (minimum 2 years) and understanding of issues associated with acute care / perioperative settings
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently when required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Sound written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Infection Control principles
  • Ability to implement change as required




  • Previous experience in role
  • Computer skills



About Us

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. The hospital is linked by an overhead walkway to the Lake Macquarie Specialist Centre which provides on-site Radiology and Pathology Services as well as strata title, specialist Medical consulting suites. Lake Macquarie Private 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.




  • 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

Enquires - Andrew Beath via email



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