Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

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  • Leading private health care provider
  • Experience in the Acute Mental Health setting
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
Are you an experienced and highly motivated Registered Nurse looking to join our Nurse Management team?
Key Responsibilities:
  • The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the ward/unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital/facility.
  • You will provide operational direction for the unit/ward to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. In addition you will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels.
  • As the Nurse Unit Manager you will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team.
Sydney Southwest Private Hospital is a licensed 87 bed private hospital, located in Liverpool CBD, close to Warwick Farm and Liverpool Train Stations. The hospital is currently undergoing a re-development which includes a new Sterilising Department, 2 new Theatres, one of which is a hybrid theatre, 2 levels of consulting suites as well as inpatient accommodation.
Our specialties include mental health, obstetrics, surgical, oncology, critical care as well as interventional cardiac services.   
Sydney Southwest Private Hospital is a part of Healthscope which is a leading private health care provider in Australia, with a total of 45 hospitals across the group.
Selection Criteria:
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Working with Children check (if relevant)
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent
  • Experience in the Acute Mental Health setting
  • Degree in relevant specialty area
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong commitment to developing in a management role
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer focused care
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS office and various data bases
  • Ability to work cohesively within a team environment
  • Proven time management and prioritisation skills
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge base in labour management
  • Demonstrated HR management experience
  • A management degree or working towards desired
Applications close: Wednesday 27 June 2018
For further enquiries: Claire Walker, Clinical Operations Manager on 02 9600 4301
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details for 2 professional referees.



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