Medical Ward Nursing Unit Manager – South East Regional Hospital, Bega

  • Company:
    Southern NSW Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Where you’ll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to – and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information .

Bega – the rural heartland of the Sapphire Coast halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, a short drive to beautiful sandy beaches and national park wilderness. Just 3 hours to Canberra with the perfect climate to the outdoors all year round, including whale watching between June and November. The pretty valley is a beautiful base for exploring gorgeous beaches, tranquil waterways and beautiful national parks.

What you’ll be doing

The NUM coordinates and manages the ward/unit or clinical service and its resources, provides leadership and direction within a multidisciplinary health care team to achieve people focused quality care.

Selection Criteria 

  • Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in the field or equivalent work experience, or a combination of study and work experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written and verbal means with the ability to utilise a range of communication strategies to negotiate resolutions and manage conflict.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional practice with proven skills in assessing and supervising competence and performance of staff together with the skills in implementing continuous quality improvement programs, policies and procedures.
  • Proven ability to contribute to the implementation of the operational/business plans, to create a positive workplace culture and manage organisational change processes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage and coordinate clinical services with proven ability to allocate and monitor resources to meet service and financial performance targets.
  • This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive . All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy