Position Details
Reference Number 14296
Position Title Surgical Registered Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Part Time, Permanent Full Time
Entity St Stephens Hospital, Hervey Bay
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary

St Stephen's Hospital in Hervey Bay is Australia's first fully integrated digital hospital. Since October 2014 when the hospital opened, Fraser Coast residents ​have access to one of the country’s most advanced healthcare facilities. St Stephen’s Hospital provides a comprehensive range of inpatient medical services, as well day surgery. Part of UnitingCare Health, St Stephen’s Hospital is the only not-for-profit provider of private hospital services on the Fraser Coast. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our Surgical Ward in a new Permanent Part Time Opportunity

You will be accountable for:

  • The delivery of safe, holistic nursing care to patients and their families
  • Applying clinical practice which ensures a safe environment and promotes optimal patient outcomes;
  • Effectively communicating information regarding patient responses and care to the nursing team;
  • Utilising customer service principles to exceed patient expectations
  • Applying principles of clinical and workplace risk management

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • 2+ years post graduate experience in a Surgical/Orthopaedic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to provide patient and family centred care using best practice clinical skills
  • Commitment to professional development
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team with effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Previous experience as a Team Leader would be highly desirable.

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health team at St Stephens Hospital, you’ll join a values led organisation, focused on putting people at the centre of everything we do.  We actively promote a healthy work life balance, and provide access to a range of benefits including

  • Generous salary packaging options which increase your take home pay;
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities and exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Discounted on-site parking and discounted facilities
  • Access to staff gym
  • Access to internal job opportunities including Blue Care, UnitingCare Community (Lifeline) and ARRCS

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Applications Close Sunday, 29th October 2017.


UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.


Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity,
we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: 2 years of surgical/orthopaedic experience
Essential: Team leader experience
Contact Person Corrinne Poddubecki
Contact Number 41201378
Contact Email corrinne.poddubecki@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Vanessa Tregloan
Alternate Contact Number 41201378
Alternate Contact Email vanessa.tregloan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 29/10/2017
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