Clinical Nurse (Level 2) - Surgical

Job Description

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 Misericordiae Hospital in Central Queensland on 14 November in the same year.

Today, our 136 bed facility features five operating theatres, a private emergency service and a wide range of specialised clinical services.

About the Role: 

The Clinical Nurse (“CN”) position provides advanced clinical and problem-solving skills, expert planning and coordination skills in the clinical management of clients with complex care needs, ensuring quality standards are met. This role works autonomously within the relevant healthcare team speciality and structure and is pivotal in the planning, managing and delivering of specialist nursing care. The CN provides clinical leadership for professional and clinical practice, education and research. The role supports in management activities including portfolio responsibilities where applicable.

Permanent Part-Time available with a starting salary of $47.24 – 50.61 p/h + allowances and penalties

What you’ll be doing

Promote and adhere to the Mission and Values of Mater Misericordiae Limited;
Accept, adhere and promote workplace safety in accordance with the relevant legislation, standards, policies, procedures and model guidelines that promotes ‘zero harm’ for staff and ‘zero preventable harm’ for patients;
Provide direct high quality patient care applying clinical nursing skills and contemporary knowledge to support optimal care outcomes through care coordination, evaluation, collaboration and communication within scope of professional competence;
Collaborate with patients and their care givers to identify anticipated healthcare outcomes and patient needs;
Adhere to the documentation standards in accordance with Mater frameworks, policies, procedures and forms;
Develop and maintain rosters for the approval of the Nurse Unit Manager, or equivalent, as required;
Participate in policy, procedure and work instruction development, reviews and/or implementation;

About you

You will also have:

current AHPRA registration as a Division 1 (Registered Nurse) with no practice restrictions;
minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Registered Nurse working in a Surgical unit.
Advanced level clinical and problem solving skills;
Planning and coordination skills in the clinical management of patient care;
Ability with work within a collegiate healthcare team structure; and
Awareness of, and involvement with, the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.


Postgraduate tertiary qualifications applicable to healthcare team speciality

To apply:

A conversation to respond to any queries regarding the role responsibilities, clinical and/or management exposure opportunities and working arrangements can be arranged by emailing your request to 

Need to relocate? You can also email to request a call to discuss what options may be available to you.

***Mater will not accept CVs or introductions from Agencies except on invitation.  Any unsolicited introductions will not be considered as valid for the duration of this campaign***