Nurse Unit Manager - Urgent Care Centre

We are looking for someone with a high level of leadership skills to step into the role of Nurse Unit Manager in our Urgent Care Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team. You will be responsible for the daily operational management of the Urgent Care Centre, using your contemporary leadership skills, best practice and extensive clinical experience to ensure patients receive the best care and support possible.
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/22005
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Nurse Unit Manager - Urgent Care Cente Jan 2022.pdf (PDF, 437KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Heather Blazko - Operations Manager Maryborough
via hblazko@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0326

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.

Nurse Unit Manager – Urgent Care Centre

Permanent Full Time– 80 hours per fortnight

Classification: NM11

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

 

We are looking for someone with a high level of leadership skills to step into the role of Nurse Unit Manager in our Urgent Care Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team. You will be responsible for the daily operational management of the Urgent Care Centre, using your contemporary leadership skills, best practice and extensive clinical experience to ensure patients receive the best care and support possible.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Post graduate emergency qualification/experience
  • Enthusiastic, strong leadership skills
  • Advanced Life Support 
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

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 and Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Become an integral leader- Build, grow and lead the urgent care 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

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Post Graduate qualifications in a related area (RIPERN, Rural and Remote Emergency Nursing, Emergency, Management) or working towards same.

Specialist Expertise

  1. Advanced clinical nursing skills with experience in a related area
  2. High level of skill in analysis and interpretation of clinical data and clinical decision making.
  3. Manage and engage with stakeholders in line with MDHS' strategic direction and values of G.R.E.A.T.
  4. Experience in change management and development of new services.
  5. Knowledge of relevant legislation, including a working knowledge of the National Standards.
  6. A highly developed knowledge of, and commitment to, Quality Management and accreditation processes.
  7. Ability to act as mentor or preceptor to less experienced nurses, including students and graduate nurses.

Personal Qualities

  1. Strong leadership skills demonstrated by knowledge of contemporary Human Resource policies and procedures, workforce needs, reward and recognition programs and performance management processes.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  3. High level written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

 

For further information, please contact Heather Blazko via hblazko@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 03 5461 0326).

 

Applications for this position close on Sunday 23rd January 2022.

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check. NDIS Workers Screening will be required for workers identified as working within a risk assessed role.

 

 


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