Associate Unit Manager - Recovery

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 246 beds (190 acute, 36 aged care and 20 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1234128
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Associate Unit Manager - Recovery 2017.pdf (PDF, 318KB)


Contact: Human Resources
55644155

Position Details

An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and skilled Registered Nurse to become part of a dynamic team in the permanent full time role of Associate Unit Manager (AUM) in Recovery. 

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the South West Healthcare values of Caring, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership with well develop competencies in both the clinical and management area.  A post graduate qualification in the specialty area is essential.

The AUM is responsible for the promotion and maintenance of clinical standards in Theatre to ensure the delivery of quality patient care, strategic, cost effective management of service delivery and contributes to the overall management of the unit and deputises for the Nurse Unit Manager when required.

Warrnambool is a popular seaside city located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, with a population of 34,000.  The city boasts excellent sporting, education, social and cultural facilities offering an attractive lifestyle opportunity.  There are several thriving industries within and surrounding Warrnambool.   

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital Campus, has 192 inpatient beds and is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria, providing a comprehensive range of specialist services. The Warrnambool campus treats in excess of 15,000 inpatients and 25,000 Emergency Department patients per annum, is a designated Regional Trauma Service and has a 6 bed Critical Care Unit. 

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Joanne Canny (Operating Theatre Unit Manager) on (03) 5564 4323 or email jcanny@swh.net.au

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 1 October 2017.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.


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