Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency

Great opportunity to expand your leadership skills and experience in this challenging but very rewarding role.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1418207
Closing Date: 22-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency - 1418207 - August 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 288KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3430

Position Details

STATUS:            Parental Leave role, Part Time

HOURS:             72.0 hours per fortnight (negotiable)

DEPARTMENT:   Emergency


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Emergency/Critical Care 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.  Applications for a portion of these hours will be considered.


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
  • Post graduate qualifications in Critical Care or Emergency Nursing


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room


For more information on the position, please contact:

Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3430

Applications close:

Sunday 22nd September 2019

Further position details are available in the 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), a Working with Children Check and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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