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Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Day Procedure Unit - Box Hill Hospital

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 26812

Reference: 26812

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Day Procedure Unit – Box Hill Hospital



  • Ongoing part-time opportunities – embrace work/life balance

  • Learning and career opportunities

  • Work close to home at a values based organisation


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


We are expanding our unit to include 8 beds with 24-hour care. We provide services for day of admission, transit lounge, day surgery recovery (adult & paediatric), endoscopy procedures and endoscopy recovery. We are looking for passionate and experienced registered nurses to join our cohesive team.


We support adult surgical day cases, including breast, general surgery, urology, plastics and orthopaedics for both elective and emergency patients. We also care for paediatric patients who predominantly undergo plastic or orthopaedic elective and emergency surgery.


You will be responsible for leading the clinical team, ensuring effective coordinating of the unit, providing clinical leadership, and role-modelling a culture of continuous improvement.


About you 


You are dedicated, empathetic and adaptable. You understand, and are interested in, the complex and varied patient presentations cared for in the day procedure unit. You are able to work a full-rotating roster. To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Current Registration with AHPRA 

  • Post Graduate qualifications in peri-operative nursing

  • 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

  • Previous endoscopy experience is an advantage

  • Previous ALS/ recovery skills is an advantage


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


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with evidence of booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


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



**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date**


Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Day Procedure Unit - Box Hill Hospital

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Kushi VOHRA - (03) 9975 6199
Katherine Dentith - (03) 9975 6197

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Day Procedure Unit - Box Hill Hospital