Nurse Unit Manager

Job posted: 18/11/2020
Applications close: 29/11/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54841

Reference: 54841

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Nurse Unit Manager – Ward 9 West

  • Leadership opportunity for an experienced Nurse Unit Manager

  • Join the Parkville Precinct and collaborate with a team of brilliant thinkers

  • Full Time ongoing

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • Busy 24 bed surgical ward providing a high quality of care for Urological, Vascular, Breast Oncology & Endocrinology Surgical patients

  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment

  • We are a supportive team working together to achieve the best outcome for our patients

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to ensure evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care

  • Sound clinical knowledge

  • Excellent communication and time management skills

  • Work collaboratively with an established multidisciplinary health care team to achieve optimum patient outcomes and timely and effective patient flow

  • Manage and meet budgetary targets and identify opportunities for savings

Your Contribution

  • You are an influential leader with extensive leadership experience

  • Proven ability to lead, mentor and support a large team

  • Previous experience as a Nurse Unit Manager

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Nursing

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Health Management or working towards

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Nurse Unit Manager

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Michelle Thompson - 0414 948 378

Nurse Unit Manager