Registered Nurse - Surgical

Job Description

About the role

Mater Private Hospital Mackay has exciting opportunities for experienced, passionate Registered Nurses to join the Surgical Ward. These permanent positions can be full-time or part-time.

Mater Private Hospital Mackay has been providing excellence in clinical and pastoral care to the people of Mackay and surrounds since 1927. Located on the northern bank of the Pioneer River since 2003, our Hospital is a modern 105-bed facility featuring five operating theatres, a fully equipped day surgery unit, and a wide range of specialist clinical services.  

Salary range: $40.27 - $51.74 per hour (RN1) plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900

What you'll be doing

Our Registered Nurses provide evidence-based and contemporary patient-centred clinical care in collaboration with other multidisciplinary healthcare team members. The delivery of care extends to patient advocacy with particular consideration to patients' physical, emotional and spiritual needs that contribute to optimal clinical outcomes. 

Registered Nurses are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient care management within the scope of practice and professional guidelines. Still, they may not be limited to legislation, regulations, standards, codes, qualifications, registration and clinical competencies.

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 have the following: 

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse with no practice restrictions
  • Digital and computer proficiency
  • Minimum of one-year post-graduate experience
  • Effective communication and clinical problem-solving skills to maximise patient care and outcomes
  • Knowledge and commitment to continuous improvement of health care and nursing practice
  • Demonstrates a collaborative and engaging approach to teamwork and the ability to work within the multi-disciplinary team

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
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Find out more about living in Mackay by visiting our Local Living page.

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies