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Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health Adult Acute ward - Northern Beaches Hospital

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Nursing/Midwifery
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Northern Beaches Hospital
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180000WF Requisition #
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  • Lead a team that makes a difference to people’s lives
  • Scope to shape services and influence patient care
  • Be part of consumer-centred care with active involvement from family & carers
 
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead our Adult Acute mental health ward.
 
As the Nursing Unit Manager you will make an impact by providing day to day operational direction for the Adult Acute mental health ward ensuring efficient and effective management. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the ward. You will have an opportunity to shape your own team. This ward will be a Declared Mental Health Facility, and as such will take involuntary patients.
 
Treatment & care follows the principles of patient-centred care and implementing a contemporary Recovery model of care across the Mental Health Service with active involvement from family & carers, an unrestrictive, safe environment, multidisciplinary approach to interventions, with holistic & self-care where possible and ongoing support through community services.
 
 
You will:
  • provide operational direction for the ward to ensure efficient and effective management
  • coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based
  • implement Recovery model of care
  • ensure the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care in a team focused environment
  • provide guidance, mentoring and support to your team
  • be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources
  • undertake direct patient care, as required
 
An experienced Manager with a passion for developing talent within the team, you will also possess the following skills and attributes:
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Post graduate Mental Health qualification
  • Formal management qualifications or working towards
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the Acute mental health setting and with implementing a Recovery model of care
  • Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders
  • Proven high level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and creative thinking
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and patient focused care
  • Ability to adopt a strategic overview whilst managing complex, challenging and demanding daily operational issues
  • High degree of computer literacy
 
Applications close: Friday 3 August 2018
 
 
For further enquiries: careers@northernbeaches.com.au or for more information please visit our website @ northernbeacheshospital.com.au
 
 
To Apply: All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button to lodge an application (applications should include cover letter, CV and 2 current work-related referees).
 
 
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and a NSW Working with Children’s Check, prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.  

 

 

 

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