Nursing Careers



Job ID H19_2814


Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service (HHS) is looking to appoint to a Director of Nursing for Diagnostic and Specialty Services (DASS). Gold Coast HHS provides public health care to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle locations. Gold Coast University Hospital has undergone a major expansion of public health services and is one of Queensland’s largest clinical teaching and research facilities.


Joining the proud and rigorous nursing team at Gold Coast HHS, as Director of Nursing and Midwifery DASS, you will provide leadership for nursing but also be an essential member of the DASS executive.  This Division has responsibility for Diagnostic services, Nursing Services Resource Unit staffing unit, and Subspecialty Services including Cardiology, Renal, Respiratory, Cancer, Haematology, Rheumatology, Palliative Care, Dermatology, Sexual Health, Infectious Diseases and Staff Health, Infection control and Pharmacy.  You will have professional leadership responsibility for the nursing function and direct responsibility for 600 Nurses and a divisional nursing budget of $63M and an operational budget responsibility of $3.4M.


As the successful candidate, you will be a Registered Nurse, and hold a Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery, ideally a relevant Masters and demonstrate high levels of experience as outlined in the position Selection Criteria, including high order strategic leadership capabilities and proven operational management experience in leading large-scale nursing and midwifery workforces.


You have a reputation for: 


  • Inspiring credibility and respect as a leader in the profession;
  • Having a deep knowledge of contemporary nursing workforce and service models;
  • Shaping high performance strategy and value-based service outcomes;
  • Excellent people, industrial and budget management abilities;
  • Fostering collaboration integration across a multidisciplinary team; and
  • Demonstrating effective interpersonal and communication skills.


A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the preferred applicant. The package, including a component for relocation, will reflect the accountability inherent in the role.


We invite qualified candidates to contact Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via for a confidential discussion.


Applications close Monday 11 March 2019.

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