Registered Nurse - Medical Palliative Care & Rehab Wards

  • Job Reference: 00014062-1
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2023
  • 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 experienced Registered Nurses to join the Medical Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Inpatient Wards. These roles can be full-time, part-time or casual.

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: $40.27 - $51.74 (Registered Nurse Level 1) per hour plus superannuation & access to not-for-profit salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, our Registered Nurses make up a vital and respected part of the nursing team at Mater.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Utilising a structured approach carry out comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments of patients
  • Within scope of practice, implements planned evidence-based nursing interventions
  • 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
  • Maintain and adhere to Infection Control policies and practices
  • Complies with organisational policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines

About you

You will be driven by a challenging yet rewarding environment where you can bring your energy and experience to this dynamic ward.

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse (no restrictions)
  • Recent nursing experience including extensive experience within a medical ward setting
  • 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

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
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

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Please note, we will be contacting applicants prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to apply today!!

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.