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New Graduate Registered Nurse - Perioperative Services

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Jul 10 2022

Registered Nurse (New Graduate Program Perioperative Services)

Operating Suite Department

Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Classification: Registered Nurse Year 1
  • Remuneration: $33.13 per hour
  • Two Temporary Full or Part Time (32 hpw) opportunities are available 

About the role

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision and documentation of safe, effective, and appropriate patient care in a patient-focused environment. This position involves a seven day rotating roster and on call duties

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely, complete and accurate documentation of nursing care and patient’s progress is entered into the patient’s medical /electronic record and communicated to other team members.
  • Able to provide education and information to patients and carers which facilitates their understanding and self-care.
  • Functions in accordance with legislation and common law pertaining to nursing practice.
  • Functions according to the Australian College of operating room Nurses (ACORN) Standards.
  • Confidentiality is maintained.

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated initiative and the desire to continually improve patient care.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Able to work proficiently in periods of high demand and activity and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Elizabeth Antaw - Clinical Nurse Educator on (02) 498 50301 or

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

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