Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Orthopaedic

18000270 Requisition #
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  • Great Location, close to Eastlink
  • Supportive Team Environment
  • Night Duty Position



Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurse ready to assume the role of Associate Nurse Unit Manager in our Orthopaedic and Neuro Surgical unit? 


Position Responsibilities:


The position is responsible for providing clinical leadership to the ward/unit to compliment the strategic direction, operational processes and quality management of all patients.  


You will provide clinical operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management by coordinating the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. 


With the assistance and direction of the Nurse Unit Manager, you will be accountable and responsible for the effective daily management of human, financial and material resources. 




Knox Private Hospital is a fully accredited tertiary facility with 359 beds, providing Emergency Services, Intensive Care and Cardiac Services, including a twenty four hour Cardiac Catheter Laboratory. The hospital has ten theatres, which offer a broad range of specialties including Cardiac, Neurosurgery, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Urology, Laparoscopic, Colorectal, Vascular, Maternity and General Surgery. Specialised wards include two orthopaedic wards, two cardiac and dedicated medical and specialty surgical wards.




Selection Criteria: 

  • Current Registration with AHPRA  
  • Working with Children check (if relevant) 
  • Experience in the Acute setting/relevant to position advanced skills 
  • Degree in relevant specialty area 
  • Grade 2, Year 2 or above 
  • Sound clinical knowledge 
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards 
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Positive role modelling behaviours 
  • Excellent customer service focus, time management and prioritisation 
  • Ability to manage a dynamic and changing environment 
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS office and various data bases 





Applications close: Friday 25 January 2019





For further enquiries: Megan Mills, Director of Nursing, Ph:  (03) 9210 7001





To Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button 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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