Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Emergency nurse to join our progressive and committed ED team in a nursing leadership role.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1362820
Closing Date: 23-Nov-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency - 1362820 - October 2018.pdf (PDF, 283KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3360

Position Details

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Emergency nurse to join our progressive and committed ED team in a nursing leadership role.  In this position, you will support the Nurse Unit Manager by providing guidance and direction to the ED team and effective Emergency care co-ordination.  If you are looking for a rewarding, challenging and well supported nursing leadership role in a dynamic and friendly environment, then we would like to hear from you.

Our Emergency Department provides trauma and emergency healthcare to the local Bairnsdale community and the wider East Gippsland region. The department includes a 5 bed Short Stay Unit and a fast track treatment area supported by an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.  Medical staffing is comprised of ED SMO's with support from HMO's, interns on rotation and the VMO community. 

Our environment is supportive, knowledge-rich and innovative, providing the ideal place to take the next step to enhance your career.  Post graduate qualifications in Critical Care or Emergency Nursing are essential along with significant experience in the Emergency stream.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Extensive clinical experience and competence in emergency and/or critical care nursing
  • Experience in Emergency team leadership and co-ordination of emergency care providing advanced clinical support to colleagues
  • Triage accreditation & experience
  • Advanced Life Support certification
  • Advanced health assessment capabilities (Primary and Secondary survey assessments)
  • An excellent understanding of discharge planning and early referral to support services
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to facilitate effective functioning of the multidisciplinary Emergency team

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Reward and Recognition program
  • Easy car parking
  • Staff dining room

For more information on the position, please contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3430

Applications by close of business: Friday 23 November 2018

Further position details are available in the attached position description.

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

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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