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Careers at Lakeview Private Hospital

We seek to employ staff members with a passion for healthcare and a deep commitment to the philosophy of Patients First. With views overlooking Norwest Lake and the Blue Mountains Lakeview Private Hospital offers a tranquil atmosphere.

Please note, all employees at lakeview are required to have a valid working with children check and comply with our immunisation policy.

Lakeview Private Hospital is currently recruiting the following positions:

SURGICAL NUM

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced Nurse Unit Manager for our Surgical Ward work on a permanent full time basis. The position is an exciting role offering the opportunity to manage our 42 bed surgical ward. Specialties include, but are not limited to, orthopaedic, colorectal, bariatric, gastroenterological, ophthalmic and general surgery.

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate proven experience in leading a surgical team in the delivery of high quality patient care, and meet the following criteria:

  • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in clinical management
  • Extensive clinical experience
  • Strong leadership skills with a minimum 3 years’ experience managing a team of clinical staff
  • Strong background in an acute surgical nursing specialty
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; the ability to engage positively with all stakeholders
  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
  • Sound computer skills in MS Office
  • Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia.
  • Strong organisational skills

Scrub/Scout, Anaesthetic and Recovery Registered Nurses or Enrolled Nurses

Opportunities exist in our Perioperative Unit for motivated RNs or ENs with experience in Orthopaedics, General and Plastic surgery. To be considered for these roles you will meet the following criteria:

Essential criteria:

  • – Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • – Minimum of 2 years’ experience in relevant area
  • – Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; the ability to engage positively with all stakeholders
  • – Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • – Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements
  • – Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
  • – Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia

Desired criteria:

  • Experience in a broad range of surgeries would be looked on favourably but is not essential.

Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses – Rehab Ward – Casual

Opportunities currently exist for experienced Registered  Nurses and Enrolled Nurses to work on a casual basis in our Rehabilitation department. Our Rehab ward is a 36 bed facility providing in-patient rehabilitation to orthopaedic patients who had an elective surgery (knees, hips, and spine). The ward also provide acute pain management and reconditioning rehab programmes.

Mandatory Qualification:

  • Minimum 4 years Orthopaedic Sub-Acute Rehab  or Acute Medical Surgical experience
  • Permanent Resident or Australian Citizen
  • Able to take rotating shifts & must be available weekdays, weekends & public holidays
  • Strong passion for annual mandatory compliances and education competencies
  • Above average Nursing knowledge and advanced Clinical Nursing skills
  • An effective communicator with high proficiency of written and spoken English
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Team player, collaborative, and with pleasing personality
  • Positive with “Can do” attitude

Desirable Criteria:

  • FIM Accredited
  • Advance Life Support Licensed
  • Knowledgeable with wound assessment and interventions
  • Proficient with Waterlow Pressure Risk Assessment and Falls Risk Assessment

Benefits:

  • Well controlled nurse patient ratio, in compliance with state-wide guidelines
  • Breaks given timely to staff as per WHS guidelines
  • Assistant Nurse deployed in certain shifts depending on the need
  • Internal and External education seminars available
  • Support from CNS and Team Leader available across all shifts
  • May be offered permanent position after 6 months depending on probationary performance
  • Private Hospital salary packaging available

Previous, international applicants, bridging nurses, new graduates, and applicants requiring sponsorship may not apply

Successful candidates will be required to have a valid WWC and national criminal record check.

Surgical RNS & Paediatric Registered Nurses & Enrolled Nurse

An opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Surgical RN/Paediatric Registered Nurse/Enrolled Nurse. Permanent full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Criteria:

  • Must hold a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ of paediatric/ general surgical experience
  • Must hold strong paediatric/ general surgical nursing skills
  • Must hold full AHPRA no restrictions
  • Additional post-grad and qualifications in paediatric/ general surgical nursing is desirable but not essential
  • Some general adult experience is desirable but not essential (training available to RN in adult wards)
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • Knowledge of current national standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
  • Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia.

Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of our team at Lakeview Private Hospital. With a deep commitment to the philosophy of Patients First, Lakeview Private Hospital seeks to create an exceptional and seamless patient experience. We are currently looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who can live out this philosophy. Some of the duties include coordinating reading material, assisting with flower arrangements and simply providing company.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age, provide at least two references and complete a Working with Children Check as part of the application process. Volunteer experience in a similar role will be looked on favorably although it is not essential.

To apply, send a covering letter detailing why you are interested and suited to a volunteer role at Lakeview Private Hospital, along with a resume outlining your work experience.

All applications will be treated in confidence.