Associate Nurse Manager - Dandenong SCN

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 27/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 53474

Reference: 53474

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful. Remember why it is that you wanted to work in Neonatal Nursing, and this role may just be for you.

We guarantee that no two days will be the same:

We are now looking to engage a highly motivated and experienced nursing professional to fill an important clinical and operational leadership role as an Associate Nurse Manager.

Reporting to and working closely with the Nurse Manager, this role provides the chance to demonstrate both your highly developed and proven clinical leadership skills with the responsibility for managing a team of up to 7 nurses per shift. Key areas of accountability include:

  • Ensuring the delivery of high quality evidence-based nursing care;

  • Working collaboratively with unwell and premature babies and their families, and a highly skilled multidisciplinary team to achieve goals and health outcomes;

  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with health professionals, support staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external to Monash Health;

  • Coordinating the department’s activities including workload delegation and rostering;

  • Consistently role modelling nursing excellence, demonstrating your commitment to family-centred care and best practice standards; and

  • Contributing to the attainment and sharing of professional clinical expertise through networking with colleagues both locally and further afield.

  • Uppermost is your absolute commitment to safe professional practice conducted within scope at all times.

Why Special Care Nursing at Dandenong?

The Special Care Nursery at Dandenong Hospital is a 6 bed Level 3 Nursery with facilities for ongoing neonatal care. Our priority is looking after any unwell babies from our busy birth suite/maternity ward, also offering CPAP and High flow. We are part of Monash newborn Team and we work together across sites to ensure that newborn babies and their families receive the best care and we able to get babies closer to home. 

The service offers:

  • services to a multicultural patient cohort which supports diversity and equity for all patients and families

  • A leadership team that fosters high performing talent and career progression

  • A welcoming team and positive culture

  • Professional development and consistent upskilling opportunities

About You

You are passionate about caring for newborns and their families and providing the best possible start to life for these vulnerable infants. You can multi-task by managing the daily flow of the shift, and support the team as required.  You are a great communicator and mentor, and as a committed team player you understand the important role each team member plays on each shift. You are eager to learn and to take up professional development opportunities to support the further development of your leadership skills.

You are also:

  • dedicated to safe best practice and quality family centred care

  • enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

  • committed to ongoing professional development and increasing your skills and knowledge in Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Nursery

You have:

  • Relevant qualifications and current AHPRA registration

  • Proven clinical experience

  • Relevant working visa

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications (or working towards) will be highly regarded.

  • Current AHPRA registration

In return:

You’ll be rewarded with the satisfaction that comes from leading a team that consistently provides a high standard of care

  • Be part of a supportive learning environment should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

  • Discover avenues for career progression including mentorship and career guidance Educational support to further your Acute Clinical Skills and expand your knowledge base

About our Monash Health

More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. 

Monash Health recognises 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.

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Lucy Johnston on 0436626130.

For more details about the role plus how to apply, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Associate Nurse Manager - Dandenong SCN

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Jacquie Taylor - 0429510747

Associate Nurse Manager - Dandenong SCN