Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

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  • Close to CBD and Public Transport
  • Supportive Team and Management
  • Current AHPRA Registration
Are you an experienced and highly motivated Registered Nurse looking to join our Nurse Management team?
Position 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.

St Helen’s Private Hospital is a mental health facility located close to the Hobart CBD. The hospital is in the unique position of being the only facility in Tasmania offering a TMS service and a Mother Baby Unit for our patients. We are seeking a full time Nurse Unit Manager to lead our mental health unit team in providing quality clinical outcomes.
Selection Criteria:
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Working with Children check (if relevant)
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent
  • Experience in the Acute 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: Monday 29 April 2019
For further enquiries: Judy Dew General Manager St Helen's Private Hospital Phone: 03 6221 6444
To Apply: Please click on 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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