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Job Description

Dreaming of working in a tropical paradise and enjoying an endless summer?   Join YNA and start work in Cairns in winter and travel around Australia with us!

YNA is an established and reputable agency with offices across Australia. We can offer RNs casual shifts in public and private hospitals in Cairns and Townsville and block assignments in Far North Queensland, offering travel (from within Australia) and accommodation.

We can work with you to accommodate your preferences.  YNA is an approved sponsor under the 482 visa sub-class and is actively seeking Specialist Nurses (ICU, CCU, ED) for 12 month+ contracts.

Want to be job-ready?

To enable you to commence work as soon as possible, start the application process now! We recommend you travel with the following documents, to enable you to commence work promptly:

  • A certified copy of your degree
  • Your immunisation history, including evidence of vaccinations or serology results (Hep B, Varicella, MMR, TB, dTpa, Covid)
  • At least two forms of photo identification (Passport, Drivers License, ID Card)
  • Statement of service from previous employers (To ensure you are paid at the correct level)
  • Your Australian registration (AHPRA)
  • Evidence of recent competencies undertaken (Basic Life Support, Manual Handling training)

About YNA
YNA is 100% Australian owned and managed, supporting team members and clients nationally. We place qualified RNs in public and private hospitals nationally. We pride ourselves on the support we give to all our team members in every role.  Our streamlined application process means that you can apply and begin shifts in no time.

We will offer you work in all Australian states, including agency shifts in hospitals, residential aged care facilities, ongoing rosters for clients we support in the community and block assignments in regional and remote locations which include accommodation and travel assistance.

We work with you to discuss your preferences and match work to suit you.

Opportunities available for RNs with working holiday visas and full-time ongoing roles offering temporary sponsorship.

About the Role
Registered Nurses at YNA deliver exceptional care and professionalism backed by an experienced team. You’ll have the opportunity to work in a range of settings in Cairns and Townsville, demonstrating your passion for delivering high-quality care to all clients in acute and sub acute settings. As an approved supplier to Queensland health and a preferred supplier to residential aged care facilities, we can offer all shift options. You will be accountable for the provision of safe, holistic nursing care, applying excellent clinical practice and ensuring a safe environment. We’ll back you every step of the way and always consider your preferences to get the best experience as an agency team member.

What we offer
• Enjoy work life balance – pick when and where you want to work
• Book shifts via our easy-to-use YNA app
• Above award rates, paid weekly
• Free uniform & professional indemnity insurance
• Joining & referral bonus schemes & interstate transfers
• Opportunity for regional & remote assignments with travel allowances and assistance provided
• Complete mandatory training & update skills through free online learning.

What you will bring to the role
• AHPRA registration and valid working rights in Australia
• Minimum 12 months post graduate experience
• Current clinical competencies & police clearance.

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YNA is committed to an inclusive workforce and encourages applications from people of culturally diverse backgrounds, including those who identify as part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.