Nurse Manager - Intensive Care Unit

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 48708

Reference: 48708

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.

About Us

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Our Intensive Care Units have a strong patient focus and our people are committed to working as a team to enable priority patient care of the highest standard.  In addition, we have a strong education focus on supporting new and ongoing staff through in services, clinical support and backing to pursue further studies, enabling career advancement within Monash Health.

We are now looking for an experienced nursing professional to join us in an important clinical leadership role at Dandenong Hospital.  This is a full time, fixed term position until mid-December 2021.

About the Role

You will work closely with the Director of Clinical Operations to ensure the provision of safe and effective care to our patients.  Key elements of the role are to assist with the efficient management of the Intensive Care Unit and to play an active role in Accreditation during September 2021.  In addition, you will play an integral role in supporting staff and managing patient flow in order to optimise timeliness of care, and the achievement of organisational targets.

About You

Ideally, you have already proven your ability in a Nurse Manager role.  Alternatively, you are an accomplished Associate Nurse Manager, ready to put your leadership and management skills to the test. 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 significant critical care experience and you hold a Post Grad in Critical Care.

Your work ethic is unquestionable, as is your self-motivation to succeed in everything you do. Your flexibility to adapt quickly in a dynamic environment will enhance your ability to provide exceptional leadership to your team.  Alongside your engaging manner, you have a positive work attitude, outstanding communication skills and a strong people focus, enabling you to engage effectively with patients, their families and team members alike.   

You are also:

  • dedicated to safe best practice and quality care

  • committed to patient advocacy and to delivering patient centred care 

  • enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively

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

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Previous demonstrated leadership experience

  • Critical care certificate is essential

  • Australian working rights 

In return 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

As this is a full time role, you can elect to accrue a day off every four weeks.  In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Things You Need to Know

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.

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

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to 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.

Thais role is readvertised an previous applicants need not re-apply.

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Nurse Manager - Intensive Care Unit

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Joanne McCann - 0429124502

Nurse Manager - Intensive Care Unit