Job posted: 27/10/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 13449

Reference: 13449

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi


Permanent Part Time/ fixed term - all hours considered

About BCH

Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the sub-regional health service for the Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shires, with sites at Wonthaggi, Cowes, San Remo and dozens of staff on the road to wherever we are needed.

 In order to support our rapidly growing population, we're growing our services and the complexity of our organisation. This includes adding a new $115 million hospital expansion and renovated facilities to ensure we meet the increasing health care needs of our region.

About the Role

Registered nurse who works collaboratively with the Unit Manager and the multidisciplinary team to facilitate and foster the provision of best practice standards of nursing care and service delivery that meets the needs of the Patients, their families and carers.

The role is responsible for ensuring appropriate staff levels and skill mix for current and future shifts to facilitate safe patient care. To provide effective leadership on a shift-by-shift basis to achieve the operational objectives of the department. To ensure discharge planning, including flagging admission assessment needs in liaison with multidisciplinary team and manage specialty portfolio.

About You

You must also meet the following requirements:

  • Registration with Nursing Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical area of application is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with a clear understanding of the managerial responsibilities of an Associate Nurse Unit Manager
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Communicates information and expectations clearly and concisely in a way that supports and builds effective and collaborative working relationships with all key stakeholders
  • A Valid Police check
  • COVID-19 Vaccination in accordance with the Chief Health officer -COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions
  • Healthcare to whom the mandatory vaccination (influenza vaccination) directions apply, will be required to be vaccinated annually.

What’s in it for you

BCH is in a significant growth phase, creating an exciting environment for staff to develop their careers while simultaneously having a direct impact on regional communities.

BCH staff also enjoy the following perks:

  • A culture which supports your wellbeing and personal growth
  • Salary packaging, including novated leasing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible work options and work life balance
  • Study support
  • A coastal lifestyle in the beautiful Bass Coast region

Queries can be directed to Catherine Bunn, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, 5671 3164 or contact Human Resources via email hr@basscoasthealth.org.au

Bass Coast Health celebrates and supports our employees and community and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. BCH welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Catherine BUNN - (03) 5671 3124
Fiona Christensen