Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Amherst Ward

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to join the aged care team in Amherst Ward as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager. This is a fixed term position, to commence 19th September 2022 until 3rd September 2023. In this role, you will deliver a high level of care to our patients, provided in a quality framework and promoting positive health outcomes.
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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/22118
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Associate Nurse Unit Manager August 2022.pdf (PDF, 531KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Chelsea Walker
5461 0322 or cwalker@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 – Amherst Ward

Fixed Term – to commence ASAP until 3rd September 2023

Part Time – 48 hours per fortnight

Classification: Associate Nurse Unit Manger Year 1 (YW11)

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to join the aged care team in Amherst Ward as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager. This is a fixed term position, to commence 19th September 2022 until 3rd September 2023. Our ideal applicant is passionate about patient care, demonstrates an ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team, with excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. In this role, you will deliver a high level of care to our patients, provided in a quality framework and promoting positive health outcomes.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Committed, motivated approach
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Professional Communication and people skills
  • Patient-centred care
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Fixed Term 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 Amherst Ward 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 Centre of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Post Graduate Qualification or working towards.
  3. Clinical experience in the relevant speciality.

Specialist Expertise

  1. Demonstrated advanced clinical nursing skills
  2. Demonstrated understanding of professional nursing issues.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of financial management.
  4. Manages and engages with stakeholders consistent with MDHS values of GREAT
  5. Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

Personal Qualities

  1. Possess highly developed interpersonal skills including conflict resolution strategies.

For further information, please contact Chelsea Walker via cwalker@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0322.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 12th February 2023.

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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