Nurse Unit Manager - General

190001R5 Requisition #

  • Leadership role
  • Medical Ward & Low Level HDU
  • Full Time

A unique and exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced clinical leader to be part of the leadership team at Northpark Private Hospital who is seeking to establish themselves in to this role long term.

Essential to this role is the Manager’s ability to use their knowledge, clinical and interpersonal skills to maintain a strong rapport amongst our multi-disciplinary team, VMOs and nurses to ensure excellence in treatment and care delivery.

The Medical Unit comprises 24 beds (including 4 HDU beds) along with our new Emergency Department.  Northpark’s specialties include a wide range of medical patients along with a mixture of surgical patients which include but are not limited to the following, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, ENT (including Paediatric ENT), Urology, Plastics & Ophthalmology. We have 5 theatres accommodating these specialties.

At Northpark Private, our patients come first. Our hospital has been providing high quality healthcare to Melbourne's northern suburbs for over 30 years.  With 137 patient-beds, Northpark is one of the largest private hospitals in Melbourne's northern suburbs.


To be successful, you will require:

  • Hold Registration with AHPRA
  • Recent management experience
  • In depth understanding of ACHS National Standards
  • Proven ability in leadership
  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced problem solving and decision making abilities to ensure excellence in patient centered care and customer service
  • Ability to work efficiently in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Be innovative, adaptable and demonstrate the ability to identify areas for improvement and institute appropriate action plans
  • Willingness to support the Hospital’s Strategic Plan


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous senior management experience
  • Postgraduate clinical qualification in Nursing
  • Private Healthcare experience



Applications Close: Friday 8 November 2019


Applications and Enquiries: Ms Sandra Strange - Director of Nursing; P:  9468 0806 E:  sandra 


To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form.  Please include a cover letter your CV along with the contact details for three professional referees.


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