Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Amherst Ward

This is a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join the Amherst Ward in this leadership role, working as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager in these fixed term roles.
Job Details
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/18111
Closing Date: 13-Jan-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: See Ad
Attachments: Associate Nurse Unit Manager June 2018.pdf (PDF, 281KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Stacey Perry - Acting Nurse Unit Manager
5461 0322

Position Details

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Acute Amherst Ward

2 Roles: Fixed Term Part Time:

  • 64 hours per fortnight. Effective immediately to 31st January 2019
  • 48 hours per fortnight. Effective 10th December 2018 to 31st August 2019

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to join the Amherst team in the role of Associate Nurse Unit Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for the daily operational management for the Acute Ward, in the absence of the Nurse Unit Manager and Director of Nursing.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Exceptional clinical nursing skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organisational skills
  • Team Player, with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Oversee running of shifts

What's in it for you?

  • Salary Packaging
  • Supportive Environment
  • Culture of Continuous Environment



Essential Attributes

KSC1    Be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

KSC2 - Demonstrated advanced clinical nursing skills.

KSC3 - Demonstrated understanding of professional nursing issues.

KSC4 - Demonstrated understanding of financial management.

KSC5 - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

KSC6 - Posses highly developed interpersonal skills including conflict resolution strategies.

KSC7 - Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, coordination and organisational skills.

KSC8 - High level computer skills.

KSC9 - Be innovative, resourceful and adaptable to change.

KSC10 - Driver's Licence and National Police Certificate.

Desirable Attributes

KSC11 - Clinical experience in the relevant speciality.

KSC12 - Hold a relevant nursing tertiary qualification or be working towards same.

For further information, please contact Stacey Perry on 5461 0322.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 13th January 2019.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria, and be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check.

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