Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Rotamah Medical/Palliative/Paediatrics

This is a fixed role providing leave coverage and a great chance to further develop your leadership skills.
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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/1450212
Closing Date: 09-Mar-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Rotamah - 1450212 - February 2020.pdf (PDF, 535KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kara Goodwin, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah
03 5150 3455

Position Details

STATUS:            Part Time, Fixed Term until 31/05/20

HOURS:             40.0 hours per fortnight

DEPARTMENT:   Rotamah Ward


If you are an experienced nurse with great leadership skills, this roles provides an opportunity to progress your career by gaining further leadership and management experience.  

As an ANUM in our Rotamah Ward you are an integral member of the team providing effective leadership and clinical expertise to team members and ensuring excellence in nursing care.  You will support the Nurse Unit Manager to ensure best practice clinical care is delivered and  provide coordination and management of the patient care on each shift with the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager.

Rotamah is a 17 bed unit which facilitates care for medical, paediatric, palliative and midwifery clients.  A mixture of Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses staff the ward and work close partnership with Allie Health Professionals and a medical workforce comprising staff physicians, visiting general practitioners, hospital medical officers, visiting specialists and local and visiting surgeons.  Applications for a portion of these hours will be considered.


Key criteria required includes:

  • A minimum of two years' recent clinical experience in paediatric nursing.
  • Experience in team leadership and care co-ordination.
  • Current competence in accessing and de-accessing PICCs and Ports.
  • Well-developed high acuity nursing skills with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care.
  • Advanced clinical assessment and care planning skills including a good understanding of principles of escalation of care.
  • A demonstrated understanding and ability to facilitate patient flow and early discharge planning.
  • Well-developed decision making skills with the capacity to determine the best course of action in a timely manner.
  • Proven ability to remain flexible, open and composed in difficult situations.


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
  • Strong quality improvement culture
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room


For more information on the positions, please contact:

Kara Goodwin, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah on 03 5150 3455

Applications by close of business:

Monday 9th February 2020


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. 

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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