Registered Nurse - Day Surgery / Endoscopy

  • Job Reference: 00024455-1
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Mater Group
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  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About the role

Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton is currently seeking applications from enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join our Day Surgery/Endoscopy Ward. Permanent part-time, full-time and casual opportunities are available for the right applicant.

Candidates with experience in anesthetics are encouraged to apply.

Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton has been supporting the health of people living in and around Rockhampton for more than a century. Our heritage-listed Kenmore building was purchased by the Sisters of Mercy in 1915 and opened as the first Mater Hospital in Central Queensland. Today, our 136-bed facility features five operating theatres, a private emergency service and a wide range of specialised clinical services.

Salary Range: $41.47 - $53.30 (RN1) per hour plus superannuation and access to generous salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

As a Registered Nurse, you will provide patient-centred nursing care in collaboration with other health professionals and significant others to ensure safe, efficient, and effective patient management within the Day Surgery/Endoscopy Ward.

Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Achieving optimal patient outcomes throughout the patient journey and continuum of care
  • Demonstrating exceptional clinical expertise and knowledge of procedures and the management of patients seeking outstanding care
  • Implementing strategies to ensure that quality and risk management are integrated into service provision
  • Working collaboratively with the nursing team to provide exceptional care every time
  • Maintaining current knowledge and skills to ensure continued professional growth

About you

You will enjoy working in a busy and rewarding environment where you can become part of a team of professionals who take pride in providing the highest levels of patient care.  

To be successful in this position, you will possess:

  • Currently AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse (no restrictions)
  • Demonstrated nursing experience within a Day Surgery or perioperative setting or have transferable skills that can be developed with professional training
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and clinical problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued quality improvement and best practice principles
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or have a perioperative ANMAC occupation code for sponsorship purposes

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other

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