Rural Northwest Health is an award winning small health service with a focus on improving local health outcomes.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a

Nurse Unit Manager – Acute

Warracknabeal Campus

Job Share Arrangement

0.4/0.5 FTE

Rural Northwest Health has 12 acute beds and provides acute medical, palliative care and Urgent Care services. The unit also provides a 24 hour, seven days per week after hours on call service to the local community which is supported by GP’s and a Nurse Practitioner.

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Nurse Unit Manager to help lead our Health Care team within our Acute department. This diverse role requires a confident leader who will lead by example to achieve results through collaboration and deliver high quality, evidence based clinical and consumer care centered care.

As a job share, this role will see you collaborate with a fellow experienced NUM in order to drive the operational effectiveness of the designated unit.

The successful candidate will have –

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • A solid understanding of key guidelines and frameworks relevant to the role, including but not limited to Safe Patient Care Act, Code Grey requirements, National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
  • Experience in managing rosters and workforce needs utilising software to manage schedules & leave requests
  • Relevant post graduate training/education in Acute Medical Nursing and/or Leadership & Management or plans to undertake
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders

In return we offer:

  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Support with professional development
  • A friendly, flexible and supportive team environment
  • Potential Accommodation Support and Travel Allowances if applicable

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All Applications should include a cover letter and a current resume and should be forwarded to by 23rd April 2021

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