After Hours Nurse Manager, Mental Health

  • Company:
    Northern Sydney Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
  • Category:

Employment Type : Casual
Position Classification : Nurse Manager Grade 3
Remuneration : $62.66 – $63.83 per hour
Requisition ID : REQ165532

Where you’ll be working
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 incumbent in this position is accountable for the operational management of the MHDA sectors after hours. The roles and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Access and patient flow management 
  • Management of staffing resources 
  • Oversight of clinical management issues 
  • Management of incidents and complaints 
  • Liaison and co-operation with the After Hours Nurse Managers – across Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services 
  • 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.
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).
  • Extensive post-registration clinical experience in mental health and in the management and leadership of mental health clinical service delivery.
  • Proven leadership qualities and the ability to set priorities establish and achieve agreed objectives particularly surrounding patient access and clinical innovation reflated to patient flow processes and KPI achievement.
  • Effective negotiation and conflict management skills with the ability to motivate staff and maintain effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, creative, motivational and self-directed with workplace projects and clinical innovation which reflect person centred care priorities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft Office computer applications, Health Support platforms and the Patient Flow Portal.
  • Current NSW Driver’s licence.