Cardiac Care Manager - Quality, Risk and Nursing Practice

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 06/06/2024 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 75536

Reference: 75536

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Cardiac Care Manager – Quality, Risk and Nursing Practice

  • Full Time ongoing position – 80 hours per fortnight with monthly ADO
  • Join our Cardiology Leadership Team to support and champion high quality care and service improvement
  • Great leadership opportunity with access to a range of professional development activities

The Cardiology Department at the Royal Melbourne Hospital is a major tertiary and quaternary referral centre. We provide a large adult congenital cardiac service and includes a combined congenital cardiac pregnancy service with the Royal Women's Hospital. We have national and international recognition as a leading clinical and research arrhythmia centre. We also have major strengths in interventional coronary, structural and congenital cardiology and cardiac genetics. We provide the state-wide complex lead extraction service, and are affiliated with the University of Melbourne with major teaching and research priorities. We work closely with the large cardiac surgery unit which has major interests in arterial grafting, off-pump bypass, valve repair, aortic and adult congenital surgery.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Cardiology Service provides a comprehensive suite of ambulatory care and inpatient services co-located at the City (Parkville) campus.  Services include:

  • Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and Cardiology Ward
  • Cardiac Investigative Services comprising of 3 suite cardiac catheter labs and Cardiology Day ward
  • Non-invasive and diagnostic Cardiology Service
  • Outpatient specialty clinics

We are looking for an experienced leader to join our dynamic and passionate team.

Your new role:

  • Work collaboratively with the cardiology leadership team to enhance access and flow and efficiency across the department.
  • Provide oversight and management of our clinical nurse consultants to develop contemporary nursing models that best support our patients, families and staff.
  • Demonstrate your leadership in driving and championing improvement initiatives and strategies.
  • Support research across the department, providing support and mentoring to current and future nurse leaders within the service.

About you:

  • You have extensive leadership and management experience, with demonstrated success in leading teams and projects for best clinical practice.
  • You have experience in developing and/or implementing contemporary and sustainable nursing models of care, creating career pathways for senior cardiology nurses.
  • You work and practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, with the ability to be flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of our patients and growing department.
  • You hold a post graduate qualification in in Cardiac Care.

Benefits of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Join a values-based organisation offering great opportunities for career diversity and professional development, including training and research opportunities, as well as access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Ongoing reward and recognition programs including monthly ‘You Made a Difference’ awards celebrating staff and teams across the organisation.
  • Take advantage of an expanding employee benefits program, with comprehensive Health & Wellbeing programs to support work life balance, including onsite staff gym and staff vaccination program.
  • Up to $12,000 tax free earnings with salary packaging options.
  • Generous leave entitlements – five weeks annual leave per year (pro-rata for part time), additional monthly paid day off for full time staff.
  • Central Parkville location – onsite car parking options, easily accessible via public transport.

The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equity for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested? Apply today!

For a confidential discussion, connect with us via the details below – we would love to hear from you!

Don’t miss out! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date. If you need any support with your application, please reach out to the hiring manager via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination. 

Cardiac Care Manager - Quality, Risk and Nursing Practice

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Mary Wong - 0419154632
Sarah Aranha - 0402830693

Cardiac Care Manager - Quality, Risk and Nursing Practice