Associate Nurse Unit Managers - Medical/Surgical Ward (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1651994

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1651994

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and is a growing regional health service providing a comprehensive array of health care services to our community.  Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering high quality experiences to all.  Be bold, make the change now!

            • Rewarding work and education in a beautiful part of the world
            • Make a real difference in a welcoming community
            • Progress your career with a range of growth opportunities

Two exciting new opportunities have arisen at BRHS to assist lead our dedicated medical/surgical nursing team and enjoy a rewarding and supportive environment providing a range of opportunities for growth.

The Contracts: Ongoing, Part Time 64.0 hours per fortnight and Fixed term until 15/01/2023, 48.0 hours per fortnight.   

The Position:

In this role you will be an integral member of the Tambo ward leadership team providing excellence in nursing care and supporting the Nurse Unit Manager to ensure best practice clinical care is delivered.  This is a rewarding and diverse role offering a great chance to use your knowledge and skills in a leadership role and advance your nursing career.  Our combined Medical/Surgical ward is a modern unit consisting of 34 beds with 2 bariatric beds and a 4 bed higher acuity area.  Care is provided for a large spectrum of medical conditions as well as post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, ENT, general surgery patients.  The ward has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors. 

What you need:

  • A minimum of three years recent clinical experience in surgical and/or medical nursing.
  • Experience in team leadership and care co-ordination.
  • Well-developed high acuity nursing skills with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care.
  • Advanced clinical assessment and care planning skills including a good understanding of principles of escalation of care.
  • A demonstrated understanding and ability to facilitate patient flow and early discharge planning.
  • Well-developed decision making skills with the capacity to determine the best course of action in a timely manner.


For more information please contact Ruth Herbstreit, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo Ward on 03 5150 3359

Applications by close of business: Sunday 21st August 2022

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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Associate Nurse Unit Managers - Medical/Surgical Ward (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Ruth Herbstreit, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo | 03 5150 3359

Associate Nurse Unit Managers - Medical/Surgical Ward (As per advertisement)