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Apply now Job no: 569620
Work type: Casual, Full time, Full time temp, Part time, Part time temp
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse

 Permanent Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual opportunities for Registered Nurses to join our team at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital.

Seize the opportunity to advance your career within a team that cares about you!


About the Role

Our 32 bed Medical/ Surgical Unit is looking for new team members. 

Surgical specialties which include urology, plastic surgery, maxillary facial, orthopaedic, gynaecology. Our medical specialties include renal, cardiac, respiratory, geriatrics, endocrine and oncology.

We have an excellent retention rate with our staff and we are looking for registered nurses to fit in with our ethos of excellent care for every patient. Recent previous experience within either a surgical or acute medical ward is essential, and perioperative and/or day surgery experience is desirable.  

As a Registered 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 unit.  You will be responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination and evaluation of patients.



About You

To succeed in this role, you will be a positive and effective team player with excellent clinical and interpersonal skills.  You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be dedicated to providing patient focused care. 

You will also demonstrate:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a surgical or acute medical ward
  • Perioperative or day surgery experience preferred
  • Experience as an In-Charge or willingness to learn
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required

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




On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from: $36.65 - $51.47 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances. (NSW RN/Midwife gr1-gr8) [FTE $72,420.40- $101,704.72]



The 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. 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.

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 34,700 people.



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

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Buffy Allison at


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