Nurse Unit Manager - Greta Volum Centre

Job posted: 20/03/2020
Applications close: 03/04/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 161803

Reference: 161803

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Great location to Geelong's CBD, Bellerine Pennisula and Surf Coast

  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that displays leadership and embraces change

  • Close working relationship with Operating Services - Main Theatre

About the facility 

The Gretta Volum Centre is a freestanding day surgery unit within University Hospital, Geelong.

It has two operating theatres and one endoscopy procedure room. Services are provided for patients undergoing a broad range of surgical, diagnostic procedures, intravenous therapy, abdominal paracentesis, and CVC line insertions.

Specialties include Paediatric Surgery, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, ECT, Gynaecology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Lithotripsy, ENT, Endoscopy, Pain Management, IVF treatment, Cardio version and Dental. We also provide admission and discharge services for patients undergoing surgery in main theatre and procedures in medical imaging. Ward procedures performed in recovery include infusions – Intragam, Infliximab, Magnesium, Lignocaine, Iron, Abatecept, Tysabri, Blood transfusions, Allergy testing and Abdominal Paracentesis. Other procedures performed include CVC line insertion, lumbar punctures and testosterone implants.

About the role 

Reporting to the Operating Services Manager the role of Nurse Unit Manager, Gretta Volum Day Procedure Centre you will take on a leadership role in operational and strategic issues. You will possess sound communication skills, good time management skills and be well organised in your work practice. You will be skilled at setting clear expectations and be accountable for outcomes and have demonstrated experience in innovation and change management.

You must be a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. A health related post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded. You must have a significant level of nursing skill and proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice.  You will have a demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development.

If you are looking to take on a challenging and significant role, we urge you to apply now.

About the culture

Join an organisation that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a key strategic partner to improving outcomes for Barwon Health, our staff, patients and the community.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Nurse Unit Manager - Greta Volum Centre

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Kate Anderson - (03) 4215 1347

Nurse Unit Manager - Greta Volum Centre