Nurse Manager Breast Services

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 27/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 53347

Reference: 53347

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

About Breast Services at Monash Health

Monash Breast Services provides a full range of care for all types of breast disease. Assessment of symptoms, diagnosis and management of breast cancer and pre-cancerous disease is the focus of the service as well as being actively involved in many research programs. Monash Breast Services provides a coordinated service from point of diagnosis to post treatment and follow-up with the patients GP. The service is a multidisciplinary approach to provide high quality, integrated service to breast cancer patients.

We now have an excellent opportunity foran experienced Nurse Manager, or a talented Associate Nurse Manager looking to take the next step in their career.  This is a permanent position, working full time (Monday-Friday) at Moorabbin Hospital.

About You

You have been developing your management and leadership skills or you are an accomplished Nurse Manager or Associate Nurse Manager; either way, you are ready to take this next step in your career. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based nursing care to all patients. You can demonstrate that you are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.

We are looking for:

  • an innovator with experience in developing new strategies to improve workplace success

  • experience leading change processes, includingevidence of successful collaboration with a team to promote positive and successful change

  • experience in successful short-term initiatives as well as planning for long-term goals

  • committed to a leadership and mentoring role

  • excellent negotiation skills

  • previous Project Management experience at a Program or Health Service level

  • proven experience in data analysis

You are also

  • dedicated to safe best practice and quality, patient centred care

  • enthusiastic, compassionate and willing to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

About the role

AsNurse Manager (NM) you will work closely with the Director Clinical Operaionts (DCO) Breast Servicesprovide leadership, mentorship, support and direction to your team, supporting them to achieve both  strategic and operational goals for the Breast Care service across Monash Health, now and in the future.  This is a genuine opportunity to demonsrate your leadership skills and play a key role in the further development of Monash Breast Services.

Some of your specific responsibilities will be:

  • Leading staff huddles at the beginning of each day

  • Providing support and being the point of escalation for nursing and administrative team members

  • Rostering and managing an operational budget

  • Evaluating Nursing roles and responsibilities to ensure we apply our resources wisely to optimise high quality service provision

  • Ensuring optimal patient outcomes

  • Managing and delegating the daily operational service demand to the relevant direct reports

  • Understanding and forming key relationships with other key stakeholders in the service, internal and external

  • Collating activity and resource utilisation to plan for future service provision

  • Participating in providing business plan proposals for the consideration of new projects and positions

You'll also act in the DCO role when needed (leave coverage, etc) to cover operational management of the service including BreastScreen.

What You Need

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Significant nursing leadership experience

  • Australian working rights

Some of what we offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

All our full time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks.  In addition, you'll have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised onsite staff car parking, an extensive Employee Wellbeing Program and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP), available to both employees and their families.

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.

Nurse Manager Breast Services

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Catherine Langford - 9928 8766

Nurse Manager Breast Services