Nurse Unit Manager - General

  • Sigma Resourcing
  • Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
  • Nov 01, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

  • Great Location, close to Eastlink
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Current AHPRA Registration
Position Responsibilities -

The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the ward/unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital/facility.

You will provide operational direction for the unit/ward to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. In addition you will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels.

You will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team.

300+ bed acute care facility incorporating an extensive range of specialities and facilities including Cardiothoracic and Cardiology services, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, ENT, Urology, Orthopaedic, Plastic Surgery, Maternity Services, and a busy Emergency Department. It has grown to become one of the largest private hospitals in Victoria.

Selection Criteria:
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent
  • Experience in the Acute setting
  • Degree in relevant specialty area
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong commitment to developing in a management role
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer focused care
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS Office and various data bases
  • Ability to work cohesively within a team environment
  • Proven time management and prioritisation skills
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge base in labour management
  • Demonstrated HR management experience
Desirable Criteria:
  • A management degree or working towards (very interested)
For further inquiries: Tauraa Exham on (see below)

To Apply: Please click on the Apply button below to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter your CV along with the contact details for two professional referees.