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RN – Day Surgery and Operating Theatres


Posted: 11 May 2022

Location: Bundaberg and Wide bay Burnett QLD

Mater Private Hospital Bundaberg has been providing excellence in clinical and pastoral care to the people of Bundaberg and surrounds since 1946.

Who we are

Mater Pri­vate Hos­pi­tal Bund­aberg has been pro­vid­ing excel­lence in clin­i­cal and pas­toral care to the peo­ple of Bund­aberg and sur­rounds since 1946.

Locat­ed with­in the med­ical precinct on Bour­bong Street, our hos­pi­tal is a 59 bed facil­i­ty fea­tur­ing four oper­at­ing the­atres, a ful­ly equipped day surgery unit, and a wide range of spe­cial­ist clin­i­cal services.

Mater Pri­vate Hos­pi­tal Bundaberg’s peri­op­er­a­tive ser­vices com­prise of four oper­at­ing com­plex­es, four recov­ery bays, cen­tral ster­il­is­ing and a ded­i­cat­ed Day Surgery Unit. 

The The­atre Com­plex pro­vides pre- and post-oper­a­tive recov­ery room care, spe­cialised endo­scop­ic and laparo­scop­ic pro­ce­dures. Sur­gi­cal casemix includes bariatric, den­tal, endoscopy, ENT, gen­er­al surgery, gynae­col­o­gy, oph­thal­mol­o­gy, orthopaedics and urology

About the roles

Mul­ti­ple oppor­tu­ni­ties are avail­able with­in the fol­low­ing spe­cial­ty areas:

  • Endoscopy
  • Pre-Admis­sion
  • Orthopaedic Scrub
  • Gynae­col­o­gy Scrub
  • Ears, Nose and Throat Scrub
  • Recov­ery
  • Anaes­thet­ics (high­ly desired)

We wel­come inter­est in full-time, part-time or casu­al positions. 

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

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

Salary range: $37.23 — $47.84 per hour (+ 25% load­ing for casu­als). The appro­pri­ate salary will be depen­dent on the peri­od of applic­a­ble pri­or expe­ri­ence as a Reg­is­tered Nurse.

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.

In order to be suc­cess­ful in this posi­tion, you will have: 

  • Cur­rent AHPRA reg­is­tra­tion as a Divi­sion 1 (Reg­is­tered Nurse) with no prac­tice restrictions;
  • Dig­i­tal and com­put­er pro­fi­cien­cy, extend­ing to Microsoft 365 applications;
  • Full vac­ci­na­tion against COVID-19 and the abil­i­ty to pro­vide appro­pri­ate evi­dence as pre­scribed by Ser­vices Aus­tralia pri­or to commencement;
  • Min­i­mum of one year post grad­u­ate peri­op­er­a­tive or Day Surgery expe­ri­ence. How­ev­er, if you have lim­it­ed peri­op­er­a­tive expe­ri­ence but have trans­ferrable skills train­ing is avail­able; and
  • Aus­tralian Cit­i­zen­ship, per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy, a cur­rent work Visa with no restric­tions or an applic­a­ble ANMAC occu­pa­tion­al code if seek­ing Visa sponsorship

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will work with a pas­sion­ate and dri­ven team that pro­vides high qual­i­ty patient care. Work hours are flex­i­ble in accor­dance with oper­a­tional require­ments. We are a fam­i­ly friend­ly employ­er and give con­sid­er­a­tion to the needs of our employ­ees. Addi­tion­al ben­e­fits include:

  • Com­pet­i­tive remu­ner­a­tion packages
  • Salary pack­ag­ing up to $15,900
  • Employ­ee Assis­tance program
  • Cor­po­rate Discounts
  • Health and Well­be­ing pro­grams and initiatives
  • Work/​life bal­ance, vari­ety, and flexibility

Take your career to the next lev­el by expe­ri­enc­ing work­ing in our not-for-prof­it, val­ues-dri­ven hos­pi­tal, with a deep con­nec­tion to our local and region­al com­mu­ni­ty. Join our grow­ing team as we build the future of Mater.

How to apply

Apply for this posi­tions on https://​www​.seek​.com​.au/​j​o​b​/​56828706 or through our web­site at Careers in Cen­tral Queens­land — Mater where you can find more infor­ma­tion about this vacan­cy. This posi­tion is list­ed on our web­site under Mater Pri­vate Hos­pi­tal Bund­aberg vacan­cies.

Should you have any ques­tions about the role please email Monica.​Mooney@​mater.​org.​au.