Registered Nurse | Wards | Mackay

Job Description

Who we are

Mater Private Hospital Mackay has been providing excellence in clinical and pastoral care to the people of Mackay and its 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.

Our concerted pursuit of innovation—to discover, improve, adapt and adapt—differentiates Mater as a health, education and research leader. We are committed to providing exceptional care in the community.

About the roles

Multiple opportunities are available within the following speciality areas:

  • Surgical
  • Medical
  • Emergency Care
  • Oncology/Palliative Care
  • Paediatrics
  • High Dependency Unit

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

Registered Nurses provide evidence-based and contemporary patient-centred clinical care in collaboration with other multidisciplinary healthcare team members. Care delivery extends to patient advocacy with particular consideration of 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, including professional guidelines. Still, they may not be limited to legislation, regulations, standards, codes, qualifications, registration and clinical competencies.

Salary range: $38.16 - $49.04 per hour(+ 25% loading for casuals). The appropriate salary will be dependent on the period of relevant 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.

To be successful in this position, you will have the following: 

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Division 1 (Registered Nurse) with no practice restrictions;
  • Digital and computer proficiency, extending to Microsoft 365 applications;
  • Complete vaccination against COVID-19 and the ability to provide appropriate evidence as prescribed by Services Australia before commencement;
  • Minimum of one-year post-graduate experience; 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?

You will work with a passionate and driven team that provides high-quality patient care in return for your skills. I think work hours are flexible according to operational requirements. We are a family-friendly employer and consider the needs of our employees. Additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Health and Well-being 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.

Should you have any questions about the role, please email

Please note:

  • Stated referees may be contacted throughout the short-listing process.
  • Successful candidates are responsible for their relocation expenses
  • Mater will not accept CVs or introductions from Agencies except upon invitation. Any unsolicited openings that are considered valid for this campaign's duration will not be considered valid.

"We are an equal opportunity employer."