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Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Advertiser: Mildura Base Public Hospital2.875 out of 52.9 overall rating (8 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Jan 2021
Mildura & Murray
Work Type
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Management

About the Role:

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager supports the Nurse Unit Manager in the operation of the department, ensuring achievement of excellence in care delivery in line with policies and procedures, best practice and legislative requirements. Provides leadership and support to all staff to ensure positive patient outcomes are achieved in line with departmental and hospital strategic objectives.

This integral leadership role will see you lead and manage the ward in the absence of the NUM, and assisting the NUM in the course of their duties. This will include facilitating patient admissions and discharges, liaising with the multi-disciplinary team, maintenance of patient files and documentation, and establishing rapport with patients and their family.  Under the direction of the NUM, the ANUM provides clinical and management leadership in the delivery of quality, patient centred care within the Department, in line with the hospital’s policies and procedures, and ensures adequate, safe, quality, nursing standards are maintained.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have relevant registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, extensive clinical skills and experience within midwifery.

You will have demonstrated leadership, people and conflict management skills, together with attention to detail and continuous improvement capabilities. You will be available to work a mixture of shifts, which will include weekdays, weekends and public holidays.

In addition, you will also have:

  • the ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
  • a focus on time management and good communication skills
  • knowledge of legislative requirements and relevant professional practice
  • demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • positive self-awareness and with a caring and nurturing personality

Why choose us?

Mildura Base Public Hospital has 171 beds, and is a tertiary teaching hospital (Level 1) providing public hospital services to the community of Mildura and the Sunraysia District.   We promote and provide a work environment that embraces professional development and supports staff to maximize growth through internal and external education opportunities.

Mildura is a vibrant multicultural regional city located on the Murray River with its own in-land beach. Offering excellent dining, cafes with great coffee, quality shopping with unique local stores, arts and sporting events a plenty. We should also mention, traffic is a breeze to navigate, the rental market and cost of living is affordable when compared to the cost of metro living. Mildura really is a beautiful place!  

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button.

For a copy of the position description, or to find out more about our amazing hospital, visit our website

Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, an Employee working with children’s check and undertake immunisation screening prior to commencement.

Closing date: 28 January 2021

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?

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