Nurse Manager

Job posted: 04/05/2022
Applications close: 25/05/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52914

Reference: 52914

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Leadership opportunity for a Nurse Manager based at the Boulevard at Chestnut Gardens 

  • Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Our Journey- The Boulevard at Chestnut Gardens

In support of the growing needs of our diverse local community, Chestnut Gardens, Doveton, is home to 100 high care residents and utilises the latest in care and design philosophies. Chestnut Gardens is built as a series of houses, each with its own decor.

Our Residential Care Team at Chestnut Gardens work in ‘The Avenue’ or ‘The Boulevard’ with residents living with chronic physical and/ or mental health care conditions. To ensure the best care, those that live at Chestnut Gardens work in collaboration with a skilled nursing group in developing person centred care.

The Boulevard at Chestnut Gardens is seeking a Nurse Manager wishing to work with an established team to continuously improve the lives of those living in the home. As a home, we are seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) who has experience in the clinical development of staff, improving residents experience and open to innovative and collaborative ideas.

A day in the life

No two days will be the same as you work with an established team to continuously improve the lives of those living in the home.

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the NM is a leadership role, responsible for the clinical and operational outcomes of this area of the home and managing employee’s progression through workforce management and strategy.  The NM will proactively contribute to monitoring the quality of care and services of residential services against the Aged Care Quality Standards.  With exceptional communication and people management skills, the NM will lead by example to inspire their team to perform at their best whilst working collaboratively and in partnership with those living in, visiting, and working in Chestnut Gardens.

What you bring

You have been developing your managerial and leadership skills or you are an accomplished Nurse Manager.  You thrive when working in a fast paced environment and are passionate about delivering a high quality of evidence based care.  You communicate clearly and effectively, and are able to build rapport and engage others to deliver outcomes in a timely manner.  You are a respected member of the team and advocate for those under your care.  You thrive on continuous improvement and ideally hold or are working toward a Post Graduate Certificate, Diploma, Masters in leadership and management or gerontology.

You Also Have:

  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience, ideally in a similar role

  • A high level of understanding of the Aged Care Quality Standards

  • Time management, superior communication and influencing skills

  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Genuine thirst for learning and open to further study

  • A committed to proactively support colleagues at all levels as well as a mentor for the team

  • Experience in consumer engagement within a residential setting

  • Experience in assessment contacts with the Aced Care Quality and Safety Commission

What You Need:

  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification

  • Clinical experience in a residential setting

  • Clinical leadership and management in a residential setting

  • A willingness to learn and grown your leadership capabilities through commitment to be a representative of the nursing workforce at committee meetings

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration 

In return

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to excellence in patient centred emergency care. Ours is also a highly skilled, collaborative and welcoming multidisciplinary emergency team where the only limit in your career is you.

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why:-

  • continual upskilling of clinical skills to further develop your clinical pathway 

  • leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression

  • opportunity to work close to home whilst you advance your clinical or leadership career

  • lifestyle change with access to the many jewels of Melbourne’s south-east living

  • join Victoria’s largest public health service employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities

Monash Health is a great place to work so come join Chestnut Gardens now!

How to Apply (External)

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org. 

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Rebecca Woodfield - 0427480599

Nurse Manager