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Associate Unit Manager

Job posted: 25/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24232

Reference: 24232

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Associate Unit Manager - The Women's Sandringham


Fixed Term and Ongoing Positions, with flexibility of part time or full time hours


 


The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.


Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.



The Women's at Sandringham maternity services is a multidisciplinary team model, providing care to women with low to moderate risk health.





The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (AUM) supports the Services Manager at Sandringham to provide day to day leadership and management of the team ensuring a positive and professional working environment and is a role model in delivering high quality of care to women and their families within a multidisciplinary team environment. The AUM will help in managing the daily organisation of Birth Suite, Postnatal and Pregnancy Day Care. This role will also liaise with the Special Care Nursery and Post Natal Care In The Home teams.





In collaboration with the Services Manager, the AUM will ensure that services provided by the Team are:






  • Women focused to respect the rights, needs and expectations of the childbearing women

  • Integrated and consistent

  • Evidence-based

  • Supportive of a learning environment

  • High quality care in accordance with the Women's Clinical Practice Guidelines, scope of practice and legislative requirement





To be successful within this role you will need to have:






  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and time manage in a challenging operational environment

  • Relevant clinical experience with a commitment to evidence-based outcomes

  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team


Our offering


When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.


Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/


We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 


The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.


It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'


Ready to make the move?


For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.


All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement


Please be aware that in line with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption.



Influenza Vaccination Requirement



In line with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, some health care workers are now required to have their flu vaccination to work in health care. Evidence of vaccination is required.


As this role fits into category A or B of the departments risk ratings, applicants will be required to have been vaccinated against influenza. Evidence of vaccination is required.



All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.


If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au


Associate Unit Manager

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Contact:

Fay Presbury - (03) 8345 3955
fay.presbury@thewomens.org.au - (38) 3453 955_

Associate Unit Manager