Nurse Unit Manager, Mental Health Drug and Alcohol

Nurse Unit Manager
REQ116325 Requisition #

Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic individual dedicated to high quality and better value patient care? Look no further, this is the job for you!

An exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and highly motivated Registered Nurses to join our friendly and dynamic team here at Macquarie Hospital as part of the workforce as the Nurse Unit Manager.

Macquarie Hospital is committed to the development of our managers and leaders and we will support you through different modalities including face to face education and 1:1 Coaching.

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time until 29 March 2020
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $59.72 Per Hour
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ116325


Where you'll be working

This position is located at Macquarie Hospital, which is part of the Northern Sydney Local Health District.

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.

What you'll be doing

The Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) is in-charge of all aspects of the unit environment and takes overall responsibility for the standard of consumer care.

The NUM is pivotal to the coordination of patient care, unit management and leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and efficient use of resources.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Registered Nurse-Division 1 with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Relevant management tertiary qualification OR equivalent work experience, OR a combination of study and work experience; and demonstrated commitment to professional development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and support a clinical team.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy in Microsoft Applications, roster management systems and electronic medical records.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in change management and initiating a new service delivery model within an established service.
  • Evidence of and commitment to patient/customer focussed care, clinical governance and quality improvement.

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For role related queries or questions contact Natalie Hoffman on or 02 9887 5975

Applications Close: 26 September 2019

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