Associate Nurse Manager - Acute Assessment Unit - Dandenong

Job posted: 14/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 59931

Reference: 59931

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Our Journey - Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) at Dandenong Hospital

AAU is undertaking re-development of their General Medical/Surgical Unit. AAU will service 24 beds, admitting patients with, but not limited to respiratory, cardiac, general plastic orthopedic and general surgeries. These patients are projected to have a 24-72hrs stay following assessment and treatment. Further admitted days will result in a intraward transfer for ongoing care.

About the Role

Covering in a temporary role, we are seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse, who foresees clinical leadership in their future, and who ideally has experience in the ANM role. Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the ANM will further develop themselves as a leader; being responsible for the clinical and operational outcomes of patients and staff alike. The ANM will proactively contribute to our vision of “exceptional care, outstanding outcomes”. With proven communication and employee management skills, the ANM will be responsible for rostering, maintaining a safe skill mix according to the Safe Patient Act and expected to be a proactive leader in quality and safety; taking on a portfolio to improve our service and action any gaps in accordance to the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS).

  • As an ANM you will engage in activities to service career progression; taking on professional development opportunities and theoretical studies
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring staff and undergraduates are working within their Scope of Practice; developing those who will be responsible for the management of high acuity care.

We have a temporary posituon that can be accepted as full or part time for those who can work  on a 24/7 rotating roster.

What You Bring

We are looking for someone who has experience working as an ANM, who is looking to continue to develop their leadership and management skills in a supportive team. 

  • You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based practice to all patients.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively; are able to build rapport and engage with others at all levels to deliver outcomes in a timely manner and are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.
  • You also thrive on continuous improvement and are ideally working towards a Post Graduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters of Clinical Management

On a Personal Level You have:

This role will see you liaising with a wide set of stakeholders, both internally and with our external referral partners, so the ability to build strong relationships will see you excel in these roles. You will have had spent some time in leadership roles, and are looking to continue to develop your management and clinical leadership skills in your next position. You are someone who role models our iCare values and are excited by the opportunity to act as a mentor and support your colleagues.

  • A high level of proficiency with a range of technology solutions
  • Proven time management, superior communication & influencing skills
  • Sound critical thinking, analytical & problem solving skills
  • A genuine thirst for learning and open to further study
  • Experience in consumer engagement in the hospital setting
  • Undertaken or have assisted with quality improvement projects supporting the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS)
  • Experience in the management of complex patients, patient flow & employee management

What You Need:

  • Proven clinical experience in an acute hospital unit
  • Proven clinical leadership in a hospital setting
  • A willingness to learn & grow your leadership capabilities through commitment to a portfolio
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration

What We Offer:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will be newly established as we re-open our Acute Assessment Unit. You will play a part of building the team and ensuring it's success through providing outstanding care and timely discharge for our patients. You will be surrounded by a supportive leadership team who promote growth and development within the role, allowing you to further your career with Monash Health.

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • Avenues to further develop your management skills
  • Mentorship and career guidance
  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date

Associate Nurse Manager - Acute Assessment Unit - Dandenong

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Samantha Hennessey - 0438 041 830

Associate Nurse Manager - Acute Assessment Unit - Dandenong