Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre

Job posted: 01/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 11826

Reference: 11826

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre

Permanent Full-Time

Nurses & Midwives Enterprise Agreement – Nurse Unit Manager Level 1 


A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join the leadership team within the West Gippsland Healthcare Group.

Are you an experienced Perioperative Nurse who is looking to take the next step in your career in a supported role? Then this position is for you!

West Gippsland Healthcare Group is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Deputy Nurse Manager to join the Perioperative Services Team. The Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre will have clinical responsibilities for the day to day operations of the Operating Theatres and Day Surgery. This Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre position will report to and be supported by the Perioperative Services Nurse Unit Manager and Deputy Director of Clinical Operations.

The Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre will support the Perioperative Services Nurse Unit Manager to interface with key stakeholders to ensure successful day to day operations including and not limited to Operating Theatre Workforce, Anaesthetics, Theatre Technicians, Medical Workforce and CSSD. Further, the Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre will support the Perioperative Service Nurse Unit Manager to facilitate workforce recruitment and retention strategies to contribute towards projected increases in throughput.

We offer a friendly, team focused work environment, comprehensive orientation to the department and organisation, in house salary packaging and free car parking. Further information is contained in the Position Description.

Essential Criteria:

  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
  • Recent experience as an ANM
  • 5 years post registration experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High standard of customer service and team approach
  • Proven skills in supporting and mentoring of staff
  • The ability to assess competency and clinical practice
  • Advanced problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Intermediate computer skills

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully (3 doses) vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a growing regional health service, providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to one of the fastest growing Local Government Areas in the country – Baw Baw Shire. The Hospital cares for approximately 11,600 inpatients, makes nearly 28,000 community visits and sees more than 20,000 emergency presentations each year.

The administrative headquarters is located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul. Warragul is a 30-minute drive from Pakenham along the freeway – against the traffic!

WGHG are the largest employer in Warragul with a workforce of over 1400 staff and are committed to building on our organisation’s strengths by welcoming people with our shared values of teamwork, respect, accountability and compassion.

We are well aware our hospital is aging but are excited at the news that our new state of the art hospital and public aged care facility is coming. A 23.6-hectare site at Lardners Track in Drouin East was acquired by West Gippsland Healthcare Group for a future hospital back in 2007. The new hospital is set to feature 233-beds and 33 emergency department treatment spaces as well as aged care and an expanded maternity facility.

We pride ourselves on the quality of care that’s delivered by our incredible staff. You won’t find a friendlier, and welcoming team than the West Gippsland Healthcare Group. We care for our community because we are the community! The boost in capacity means more patients can be treated faster.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six-month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.

If you have any further queries, please contact Penny Woodward, Deputy Director Clinical Operations, Women’s, Children’s and Surgical Services (03) 5623 0616.

Applications close Sunday 26th May 2024


As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Penny Woodward - (03) 5623 0616

Deputy Nurse Manager Theatre