Nurse Unit Manager (COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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Exciting opportunities exist for highly motivated Nurse Unit Managers to join the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) and support our organisation and broader community in the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. The Wide Bay area is arguably one of the most beautiful regions of Queensland. The Health Service stretches from Agnes Water in the North to Maryborough in the South and provides acute care services to a population of over 200,000 residents including several rural communities.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Wide Bay
  • Contact Name: Melissa Gear
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 16-FEB-21

Take a chance, progress your career and discover all that the Wide Bay has to offer.

Your opportunity:

The Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) is a clinical manager, accountable at an advanced practice level for the coordination of patient-centred clinical practice and the provision of human and material resources within the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. The NUM provides professional and operational leadership and direction to nursing staff, as well as operational leadership to administration, allied health, and operational staff, and is responsible for the facilitation and provision of quality and cost effective nursing services which are consistent with contemporary standards and best practice. The NUM utilises data and information to ensure that the service is organised for safety and efficiency and measures are in place to capture the standard of service delivery.

3 x Temporary Full Time (76 hours p.f.) From 01st March 2021 up to 30th September 2021 with the possibility of an extension.

Prior to being made an offer of employment, you will be required to demonstrate immunity to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough).

From 9th December 2019 all new employees will be required to be assessed for their risk of Tuberculosis (TB). For further information regarding TB please visit Queensland Health website: Tuberculosis

Find out more in the Role Description.

Our offer:

A competitive remuneration package value up to $11,983 p.m. comprising salary rates bewteen $4,449.80 – $4,831.00 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 7) (3 x Temporary Full Time positions, 76 hours p.f. from 01st March 2021 up to 30th September 2021 with the possibility of an extension) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy) Job Ad Reference: H2102WB363157

Other benefits include:

  • Generous superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%)
  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Fantastic salary sacrificing benefits
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Professional Development Leave
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Lower cost of living

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Bundaberg is where the coastline meets the country, four hours’ drive north of Brisbane. It is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef and boasts excellent shopping, sporting, cultural, education and tourism facilities including Mon Repos Turtle Rookery. The Fraser Coast is known for its diverse, natural landscapes and laid-back lifestyle. This destination with a difference is home to Fraser Island, incredible whale watching encounters, family-friendly beaches, history and culture.

How to apply:

The Role Description and Information Package provide specific information on how to apply for the advertised position. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Wide Bay Recruitment at

Join our Hospital and Health Service family and see what it’s like to be in a supportive workplace with engaged teams working together to ensure

Care comes first…through patients’ eyes