Registered Nurse - Theatres (Neurosurgery/Spine)

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Work type: Casual, Full Time, Part Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Allied Health

  • Competitive base salary ranging from $65,050 – $91,350 (pro rata) per hour for Registered Nurses, one of the highest private hospital rates in NSW
  • Full time or part time permanent and casual positions available with flexible conditions – work the hours that suit you and your family to maximise your lifestyle and salary.
  • Be part of a University owned, innovative academically integrated healthcare organisation where professional development, ongoing education and career progression are supported and encouraged.

The Role:

Neurosurgery at Macquarie University Hospital is one of our signature specialties. Boasting one of the largest cohorts of academic neurosurgeons in the country, you will be working alongside experts who are dedicated to not only perfecting their clinical and neurosurgical skills, but also educating future neurosurgical health care professionals.

As well as valuing education, this academic institution undertakes leading breakthrough research in the area of neurosurgery. With subspecialty interests in vascular neurosurgery, complex spine surgery, tumours, and syringomyelia and Chiari malformation, you will be exposed to the gamut of complex neurosurgery.

Holding regular multidisciplinary meetings where teams discuss cases and consider possible alternatives, our staff are encouraged to participate making informed decision for patients in a collaborative way.

Working at Macquarie University Hospital, you’ll also have access to the very latest technology from intraoperative scans and high-resolution neurosurgical microscopes, to state-of-the-art imaging and the revolutionary Gamma Knife.

As the successful candidate, you will possess:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in New South Wales
  • Sound theatre knowledge with a minimum 1 year experience as a theatre scrub/scout nurse in a neurosurgical/spine discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to thinking critically and use initiative
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to establish sound relationships with peers and clients using a customer service focus
  • Proven ability to prioritise and multitask in a fast paced environment
  • High level of computer literacy


For further information regarding the Registered Nurse position, please click here to view the position description

About Us:

Macquarie University Hospital is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus. The hospital sits under the umbrella of MQ Health, encompassing the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and other specialised clinical services.  Modelled on renowned international university hospitals, our approach to treatment is based on combining the best available knowledge, expertise and technology to ensure our patients receive a comprehensive and integrated service, as well as the utmost compassion, support and care.

Set in the expansive grounds of Macquarie University, amid one of the fastest growing areas of Sydney and conveniently placed within walking distance of the new Macquarie University Metro Line, this 152-bed hospital combines state-of-the-art facilities with world’s best clinical practice.

We offer fabulous Employee Benefits including:

  • A variety of shifts offered in the department, including flexible rostering and shift times
  • Salary sacrifice options and excellent salary packaging benefits (including venue hire, meals, entertainment and novated leasing) so you have great potential to maximise your income working for us
  • Highly competitive remuneration package, one of the highest private hospital rates in NSW
  • Post graduate study and ongoing education support through scholarship programs
  • Corporate private healthcare rates
  • Extensive Macquarie University facilities including sporting facilities, gym and pool, and Macquarie University Childcare at a reduced staff rate

Note: This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with MQ Health’s health requirements and requires a current and valid Working with Children Check Clearance for NSW.  You may also have to satisfy MQ Health that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).

Salary is in line with the Macquarie University Hospital Enterprise Agreement, Registered Nurse salary range from $65,050 – $91,350.

MQ Health is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at MQ Health

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