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Nurse Unit Manager


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Full job description
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Commitment to Quality Patient Care
  • Permanent Full Time Role
  • Free on-site staff car parking and close to public transport

Are you able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team; provide a high standard of service delivery and clinical outcomes within budget, whilst complying with relevant legislation and regulations? Then this role is for you.

About us
John Fawkner Private Hospital is located in the north west of Melbourne. With 186 registered beds, a 12 cubicle Emergency Department, 5 operating theatres, 12 bed critical care complex and busy Day Procedure Unit the hospital provides a wide range of services to its community. The hospital specialises in orthopaedics, general surgery, general medicine, oncology, cardiology, urology, plastic surgery, ENT and gynaecology.

As a Nurse Unit Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing leadership and direction to Day of Surgery Admissions and Endoscopy Unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital
  • Providing operational direction for the 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

Essential Criteria:

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Working with Children check
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Post Graduate qualification in Peri-operative Nursing
  • Previous Day of Surgery and Endoscopy experience.
  • Compliance with ACSQHC National standards
  • A strong commitment to developing in a management role
  • 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

Why Healthscope?
We care about your career at Healthscope.

No matter where you go within our community of care, you'll be supported by great team leaders, be part of strong, innovative teams who always strive for better and have the opportunity to flourish and grow.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

We are the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia. But why does that matter? Our team is made up of over 19,000 highly experienced people working across a range of roles and specialisations. Supported by some of the best doctors in nationally, we come together to strive for better, sharing learnings, supporting each other, celebrating successes and facing challenges together.

Joining us opens the door to endless opportunities. We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development, specialisation and education, and support our people to grow and flourish.

If you are successful, you will receive a salary as per Healthscope VIC Nurses and Midwives Agreement 2021-2025 for years of nursing experience at the NUM rate of $61.0555 per hour

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Applications close: 24th August 2022
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.


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Job details
Date posted
7 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - Management
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Health care providers & services
Private business
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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