Registered Nurses – Surgical Ward

  • Company:
    St Andrew's Hospital
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Nursing
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging benefits
  • Subsidised On-site Car Parking

Located on the edge of Adelaide’s CBD adjacent to the beautiful South Eastern Park Lands, St Andrew’s is the largest independent private Hospital in Australia, with 30,000 procedures being performed each year. Our patients are admitted electively or via our Emergency Service, and we cater for most surgical specialties including, but not limited to, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, interventional cardiology, urology, vascular, colorectal, orthopaedics, daVinci (Robotic) systems, breast and gynaecology,. Building on our successful base, in 2018 we completed a $50 million upgrade and expansion of our clinical facilities with more improvements planned for 2020 and beyond.

 

Our 4th Floor is a busy 50 bed surgical ward. Specialties include Neurosurgery, Ear-Nose and Throat, Spinal, Orthopaedics and Vascular.

 

About the role:

 

We are seeking Registered Nurses with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an acute hospital setting on surgical wards to work on a casual or part-time  basis and join our high performing team. You will have responsibility for the nursing plan of care, making patient care decisions and helping to solve nursing and nursing service problems. 

 

In addition to your recent and extensive experience in one of the clinical specialties listed above, you will need to demonstrate:

  • a commitment to delivering best practice patient care
  • well-developed organisation and prioritisation skills
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • commitment to your continued professional development and clinical education
  • an interest in mentoring and educating our up-and-coming nursing students and graduates
  • the ability to maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • current registration with AHPRA and the ability to legally live and work in Australia

Work hours will be negotiated with the successful candidates with St Andrews’ offering early, late and night shifts rostered flexibly across 10 or 14 day rosters, depending on the working area.

 

The position description and information about our current rates of pay can be found in the attachments to this ad.

 

Why Join St Andrew’s Hospital?

 

At St Andrew’s we believe that relationships matter and that our people are the key to our success. With a highly experienced leadership team that truly care for their staff and a dedication to cultivating our open and inclusive culture based on teamwork, we take pride in our significant levels of staff tenure and high job satisfaction.

 

With our corporate values of We Care, We Create, We Deliver and a commitment to medical and surgical excellence, we encourage our front-line staff to identify opportunities for improvement and contribute to decisions, to ensure we are able to provide the best care to our patients. With a diverse clinical offering and a high quality clinical education offering, St Andrew’s Hospital is an excellent place to grow and develop your nursing career and professional skillsets.

 

In addition to our positive culture, staff at St Andrew’s enjoy superb working conditions and benefits, including:

  • generous salary packaging benefits
  • regular staff recognition events
  • extensive in-house training and clinical education programs, and support for further study
  • leadership development programs
  • competitive discounts on private health insurance and pharmaceuticals
  • a strong commitment to flexible working arrangements, including up to 16 weeks paid parental leave, and a range of well-being initiatives

As part of the recent expansion, staff have access to an on-site undercover secure car park for a maximum of $5/day as well as subsidised meals, coffee and a fully-equipped gym facility all available right here in the hospital.