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Overseas Nurses

Ramsay Health Care is Australia’s largest private hospital operator with over 70 hospitals in Australia.  We warmly welcome nurses from overseas to join our team.

International nurses are essential to the delivery of quality care in our hospitals and we value the diversity of experience and culture you bring.

Whether you are looking for a brand new life for you and your family, or a working holiday adventure on the other side of the world, Ramsay Health Care may be able to help you achieve your dreams.

Below is information to assist you in pursuing your nursing career in Australia.

Opportunities for Nurses

With Ramsay Health Care catering to the needs of 1 million patients every year, there are always opportunities within our hospitals for experienced nurses.  Current in demand specialties include:

  • Theatre
  • Midwifery
  • Critical Care (ICU/CCU)
  • Emergency
  • Mental Health

Benefits of joining Ramsay

By joining Ramsay, you will enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salaries and employment conditions
  • Relocation assistance for direct applicants relocating from overseas
  • Sponsorship for a temporary working visa (in line with Australia's Immigration requirements) 
  • Opportunity for permanent residency (in line with Australia's Immigration requirements) 
  • Career development opportunities
  • Job security working for Australia’s largest private health care provider
  • Training and development
  • Warm and friendly culture
  • Extensive national employee benefits program

Take a look at the amazing things happening in our hospitals every day!

Gaining Australian Nursing Registration

The most important step before seeking to work as a nurse in Australia is to gain your Australian nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.  This process can take some time, so we recommend commencing the application process as soon as possible.  Visit the Nursing and Midwifery Board’s website for details on how to apply for registration.

Once your nursing registration is finalised, you can make an application to work for Ramsay.

Migration Assistance

Ramsay Health Care may offer sponsorship, in line with Australia’s immigration requirements, to nurses and doctors who are successful in obtaining a position in one of our hospitals.

We partner with a registered migration agent who will provide advice to assist you in gaining the required visa. You can rest easy knowing that you and your family will be supported through the immigration process.

Applying for a role

Once you have obtained your nursing registration or in-principle approval letter from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, we welcome your application. If you have experience in one of the following in demand specialities, you can lodge an application by clicking on the relevant speciality below.

  • Theatre (scrub/scout)
  • Midwifery
  • Critical Care (ICU/CCU)
  • Emergency
  • Mental Health

For all other opportunities, visit our Ramsay Careers Job Search page.