Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Urgent Care

n exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to step up into a leadership role, working as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager within our Urgent Care Centre!
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Department: Maryborough District Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Central Goldfields
Reference: VG/23052
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: ASAP - 08/04/2024
Attachments: Associate Nurse Unit Manager - April 2023.pdf (PDF, 223KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mary-Ann Smith or 5461 0312.

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 – Urgent Care Centre

Fixed Term - 64 hours per fortnight- to commence ASAP until 27th January 2024

Fixed Term – 16 hours per fortnight - to commence ASAP until 8th April 2024

Classification: dependent on qualifications and experience

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

An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to step up into a leadership role, working as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager within our Urgent Care Centre. In this role, you will be responsible for the daily operational management of the Urgent Care Centre, in the absence of the Nurse Unit Manager.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Motivated team leader
  • Emergency qualifications and/or experience
  • Advanced level of skill within an ED/UCC environment
  • Patient centred care
  • Excellent communication
  • Advanced 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 & Midwives EBA with Salary Packaging available
  • Become an integral leader- Build, grow and lead the Urgent Care Centre 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.


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 Mary-Ann Smith via or on 5461 0312.

Applications for these positions close on Sunday 8th October 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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