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Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23182

Reference: 23182

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Associate Nurse Unit Manager



  • Permanent full time

  • Maroondah Hospital | 2 South

  • Surgical & endoscopy specialty


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


2 south is a busy surgical area, providing services for day of admission, transit lounge, day surgery recovery ( adult & paediatric), endoscopy, endoscopy recovery.


As the ANUM, you will be supported by the NUM and other senior staff. You will join a friendly and highly motivated team and be well supported in your role, and you will work collaboratively with other 2 South ANUMs in fulfilling the EBA and organisational requirements of the ANUM role across morning & afternoon shifts Monday- Saturday.


We are offering a diverse and an interesting ANUM role 80 hours per fortnight and Part time or full time hours will be considered to the suitable applicant. Shifts are 9 hours in length, AM & PM.


Adult surgical day cases managed here include breast, general surgery, urology, plastics and orthopaedics for both elective and emergency patients. Paediatric patients predominantly undergo plastic or orthopaedic elective and emergency surgery.  Endoscopy patients undergoing gastroscopy, colonoscopy & bronchoscopy are also managed through this area, and previous endoscopy experience will be highly valued in this application, but not essential.


Previous ALS experience will also be highly regarded for this application, but is not essential.


Endoscopy & ALS training will be provided as a requirement of this role for you to contribute to the overall operational needs of the unit.


2 South staff provides an on-call endoscopy service to Maroondah hospital after hours and over the weekends, and this is rotated through all staff.  Our ward operates between 0700-2000 Monday- Friday and 0700-1700 on Saturday.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess



  • current 2020 registration with  AHPRA 

  • Post Graduate qualifications  in peri-op and /or leadership & management an advantage

  • highly developed interpersonal  skills

  • a strong commitment to high  quality care

  •  ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • excellent communication and organisational skills

  •  ability to work  independently

  • excellent decision making capability

  •  motivated to learn and improve skills

  • willing to mentor and develop  graduates and other staff

  • previous endoscopy experience an  advantage

  • previous ALS/ recovery skills   an advantage

  • confidence in appropriate delegation of staff and roles

  • capacity to manage challenging situations

  • previous ANUM role/experience an advantage


 Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

JUDITH SEATH - (03) 9871 3165
Judith.Seath@easternhealth.org.au
Jarred Kimberley - (03) 9871 1705

Associate Nurse Unit Manager