Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency

Fantastic senior opportunity providing management and strategic leadership to our BRHS's vibrant and well-established Emergency Department.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CLINOP/1805500
Closing Date: 31-Jul-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description- Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency Department - July 2024.pdf (PDF, 255KB)

Contact: Jo Marshall, Clinical Operations Manager
03 5150 3412

Position Details

Contract: Ongoing, Full-Time 

A solution focused, innovative and strategic leader is sought to join BRHS as the Nurse Unit Manager in our vibrant and well-established Emergency Department. If you are a Nursing professional with extensive management experience looking for a sea change, this opportunity could tick all your boxes! Based in East Gippsland you will enjoy a greater work life balance with a relaxed lifestyle surrounded by stunning natural beauty, diverse ecosystems and vibrant communities.

You will make an impact by:

  • Inspiring and empowering a team of experienced clinicians, fostering a culture that embeds our BRHS principles of care of Quality, Integrity, Communication and Kindness.
  • Using your ability to implement and lead change to transform our emergency care practices, ensuring we deliver optimal patient outcomes.
  • Bringing innovative thinking, strategic foresight, and exceptional communication skills to drive initiatives that anticipate and address challenges proactively.
  • Elevating our emergency care practices ensuring the adherence and delivery to KPI's set by the Victorian Department of Health performance framework.

What you will receive in return:


  • A diverse role combining leadership, governance, strategic and operational, responsibilities
  • Experience a vibrant, everchanging, interesting role in an Emergency Department with growing presentations year on year
  • Apply and share your extensive clinical/managerial knowledge and skills to a committed fast-learning team


  • Leadership training and annual scholarship opportunities to pursue post graduate studies
  • Be supported to challenge yourself and progress your career with upskilling opportunities in nursing management
  • Play a pivotal role in the development of partnerships and work in collaboration with other health services and the community
  • Enjoy opportunities to delve into other clinical areas


  • Monday to Friday position with monthly accrued days off (ADO) and options to apply for purchased leave
  • Experience the best of the East Gippsland region with beaches, national parks and snowfields at your door
  • Access Leave Portability Service Recognition (criteria apply)


  • Variety of health and wellbeing activities such as "Learn a new Skill Day", exercise and quiz challenge
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program with free on-site psychologist appointments
  • Organisational commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Initial accommodation assistance for 4 weeks

Minimum criteria:

  • Current AHPRA registration as Registered Nurse
  • Extensive clinical and managerial experience
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in people management with the proven capacity to effectively develop, manage, engage and lead a highly experienced high- functioning team of clinicians

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements

For more information contact: Jo Marshall, Clinical Operations Manager on 03 5150 3412

Applications close: Wednesday 31st July 2024

Applications are to be submitted by selecting "Apply Now" below and are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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