Associate Nurse Unit Manager- Acute Amherst Ward

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.
Job Details
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/19059
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Associate Nurse Unit Manager June 2018.pdf (PDF, 281KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Stacey Perry
5461 0322 or sperry@mdhs.vic.gov.au

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

Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight

Classification: RN Grade 3 YW11- YW12 (Depending on experience)

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020 and subsequent agreements.

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?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses & Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available
  • Become an Integral Leader – Build, grow and lead the COIL team at MDHS, embedding patient centred care and service excellence across the health service
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

KSC1 Demonstrated advanced clinical nursing skills.

KSC2 Demonstrated understanding of professional nursing issues.

KSC3 Demonstrated understanding of financial management.

KSC4 Posses highly developed interpersonal skills including conflict resolution strategies.

KSC5 Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

KSC6 Manages and engages with stakeholders consistent with MDHS values of GREAT

Desirable

KSC7 Clinical experience in the relevant speciality.

KSC8 Post Graduate Qualification or working towards.

For further information, please contact Stacey Perry on 5461 0322 or via sperry@mdhs.vic.gov.au.

Applications for this position close on Sunday, 25th August 2019.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and written 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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