Nurse Unit Manager - Endoscopy

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  • Key leadership role - Theatre Specialty (Endoscopy)
  • Passionate, Committed and Innovative Team
  • Scope to shape services and influence patient care

At this time, Northern Beaches Hospital, Frenchs Forest invites applications from experienced Endoscopy Specialty Nurse Unit Manager to join us in our mission of providing quality health care services to the Northern Beaches community. Healthscope Northern Beaches is an accredited training hospital. As the Specialty Nurse Unit Manager (Ensdoscopy) you will make an impact by providing operational direction for the surgical speciality to ensure efficient and effective management and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based.


Key responsibilities:  

  • Track and coordinate the logistics required to ensure equipment, instrumentation and staff are provided for specialty sessions
  • Oversee safe, quality care that meets current best practice standards
  • Undertake a hands-on role, where required
  • Practice according to evidence based care and contemporary practice
  • Participate in the orientation of new staff and ensure all resources are developed, implemented and continuously improved
  • Develop and or implement new systems/practices according to need
  • Work closely with surgeons and anaesthetists to ensure delivery of high quality care, efficiency of services and to develop a strong working relationship with these doctors.

Northern Beaches Hospital is a fully licensed private hospital, providing care to public and private patients from an outstanding facility with a large range of quality services provided by exceptional nurses, doctors and staff. 


The Interventional Suite accommodates adult & paediatrics patients, for planned & unplanned procedures &/or surgery. It comprises: 14 state-of-the-art operating theatres including a hybrid theatre & a cardiothoracic theatre; 2 Cardiac Catheter Labs; 4 Procedure Rooms; 41 bed Recovery Unit; Anaesthetics Service and state of the art Sterilising Services Department.


An experienced manager with a passion for developing talent within the team, you will also possess the following skills and attributes: 

  • Current registration as a Nurse with AHPRA
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) or equivalent
  • Post graduate qualification in perioperative nursing
  • Post graduate qualification in Leadership and Management (or commitment to complete - graduate certificate or higher)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in specialty area
  • Recent experience working in a perioperative suite undertaking complex surgical procedures
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements and Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN) standards
  • Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach
  • Passionate about building strong relationships and delivering exceptional customer service
  • Demonstrated skills in workforce planning, rostering and working within budgeted work hours
  • High level of planning and organising skills
  • Well-developed oral and written communication
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Prior experience in the private healthcare system will be well regarded

Application Close: Friday 28 June 2019 


Interested? Please attach your most recent CV complete with your best business hours contact number(s).


Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and a NSW Working with Children’s Check, prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement. 




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