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Nurse Unit Manager - Day Unit

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Nursing/Midwifery
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  • Full time
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Current AHPRA registration essential
 
 
Knox Private Hospital continues to grow and we are seeking an experienced Nurse Unit Manager to lead a dynamic team within our Day Unit and contribute to our senior management team.
 
The Day Unit currently caters for both a medical and surgical mix of patients.
 
Predominantly admitting and discharging Day of Surgery patients as well as caring for patients requiring intravenous infusions. This unit works collaboratively with our busy 11 theatre complex including a Day Theatre and Hybrid Theatre, supporting a broad range of specialties including Cardiac, General, Neuro, Plastics and Reconstructive, Orthopedics, Vascular, Urology, Robotics, Endoscopy and Colorectal.
 
We are also about to embark on a redevelopment project which will add three additional day theatres as well as two endoscopy rooms. Ultimately these areas will also fall under the management of this Nurse Unit Manager role to form a complete Day Procedure Unit.
 
 
 
 
Essential criteria:
 
Essential to this role is your strong clinical knowledge and experience in delivering best practice care in an acute medical and surgical environment.  You will have experience working in a similar Day Procedure environment as well as well developed, effective interpersonal communication and relationship management skills. You will also have the confidence and expertise to lead an experienced nursing team as well as experience in change management and team building skills.
 
Located in Wantirna, Knox Private Hospital is a fully accredited tertiary facility  providing 24 hour Emergency Services, extensive Surgical Specialties, 20 bed ICU/CCU, medical, and a full range of cardiac services including a 24 hour Cardiac Catheter Laboratory.
 
 
 
 
The successful applicant will:
  • Be a Registered Division One Nurse with AHPRA
  • Demonstrate consolidated clinical management experience in the Day Theatre environment incorporating admissions, peri-operative and PACU
  • Possess effective interpersonal relationship, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Leadership skills in managing a team to achieve high standards of clinical care at all times
  • Be an excellent team player with the ability to work harmoniously in a multidisciplinary team to create a highly successful service
  • Previous exposure to management of labour hours, rostering, budgetary and performance evaluation are essential
 
 
 
If you envisage working as part of our progressive Day Procedure team, this opportunity is for you.
 
 
 
 
 
Applications close: Monday 28 January 2019
 
 
 
 
For further enquiries: Jenny Gozdzik, Deputy General Manager Knox Private Hospital, Ph (03) 9210 7991
 
 
 
 
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 two professional referees.
 
 

 

 

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