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Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Oct 3 2022

Registered Nurse

Intensive Care Unit

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 1-8
  • Remuneration: $33.97- $47.69 per hour
  • Permanent and Temporary Full and Part Time roles available

About the role

The Intensive Care Registered Nurse is required to utilise their advanced knowledge and clinical skills to provide complex and advanced nursing care to critically ill patients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Is able to participate in the Medical rounds to ensure communication of patient needs/changes and changes to treatment.
  • Is able to ask for help/assistance as required.
  • Is able to identify the deteriorating patient and is able to seek appropriate assistance and activate the Rapid Response Team if necessary.
  • Attends regular inservice provided in ICU
  • Provides bedside teaching in ICU as required

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to work proficiently in periods of high demand and activity.
  • 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 role related queries or questions contact Neil Fischer – Nurse Unit Manager on or (02) 401 43553

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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