Nurse Manager- General Medicine

Job posted: 27/07/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54585

Reference: 54585

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Public Health has never been more important or meaningful.

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. Monash Health has been caring for, and providing healthcare and aged living solutions, to Victorians for over 100 years. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between.

About our General Medicine Unit- South West 4, Dandenong Hospital

South West 4 is undertaking transformational change as we establish cardiac monitoring and a High Acuity Nursing Unit (HANU) within the General Medicine ward at Dandenong Hospital.  South West 4 services 36 general medical inpatient beds.  South West 4 is seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) experienced in clinical leadership to build a developing team. It is desirable that the Nurse Manager (NM) applicant has previous involvement in quality improvement initiatives, workforce management, patient access and flow as well as being open to innovative and collaborative ideas.

A day in the life

No two days will be the same as you work within an established, friendly and supportive team environment, working closely together to care for our patients along with providing opportunities for staff development and growth in areas that staff are passionate about.

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Operations, the NM is a leadership role, responsible for the clinical and operational outcomes of the unit and managing employees clinical progression through workforce management and strategy.  The NM will proactively contribute to Monash Health's vision of providing "exceptional care and outstanding outcomes" to our general medical and procedural medical services.  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 key stakeholders.

As NM you have accountability for financial and human resource management as well as engaging in risk mitigation strategies through implementing service improvements and applying innovative models of care.  As NM, you hold membership in Ward Governance Committees, represented also by Medical, Pharmacy and Allied Health Leads.  You will be required to attend organisational committee meetings and be responsible to implement and respond to identified clinical gaps in accordance to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

This is a full-time ongoing position, working Monday to Friday.

What you bring

As an accomplished NM, you have a genuine passion with demonstrated clinical leadership in this field. You are a high achiever who has delivered successful outcomes across service delivery, resource management, and professional and technical competence areas. You communicate effectively, are able to build rapport and engage others at all levels to deliver outcomes in a timely manner.

We're looking for a dynamic individual with excellent nursing and leadership skills and demonstrated expertise in delivering clinical excellence in a professional manner. Demonstrated experience in managing a multidisciplinary team, excellent communication skills and the ability to strategically plan will be essential to success in this position.

On a personal level, you are:

  • a committed and flexible leader who is comfortable operating in a fluid environment and you can rapidly and effectively respond to changing circumstances.

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering quality care, service & advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

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

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles whilst working collaboratively with all key stakeholders.

  • hold or are working toward a Post Graduate Certificate, Diploma, Masters in Clinical Leadership and Management.

  • Clinical experience in an acute hospital setting

  • Clinical leadership and management in a hospital setting

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

In return

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

As a valuable member of a wider team, we are committed to working with you to become your professional best. There is access to resources to support you in this position, we offer clinical education sessions, on the job training and career progression to enable you to further develop your Clinical and Leadership skills whilst role modelling excellence and delivering a high standard of patient centred care.

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

  • 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

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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Samantha Hennessey - 0438041830

Nurse Manager- General Medicine