REQ127022 Nurse Unit Manager Lvl 2
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Lvl 2
Remuneration: $118,419.26 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ127022
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 2 October 2019
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Where you will be working
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations annually.
A significant three stage re-build of WWBH is well underway, with the third and final stage of the redevelopment, a six-storey Ambulatory Care Building, commencing in 2018. Construction is due to be completed late 2020 with operational commissioning in 2021.
Stages 1 and 2 completed in 2017, delivered a new 50-bed Mental Health Building and a 7-storey Acute Services Building. Wagga Wagga Base Hospital includes an emergency department, operating theatres, women’s and children’s inpatient unit, intensive care and high dependency unit, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad. Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics.
In total, the NSW Government is investing $431 million in the development of Wagga Wagga Health Service. It represents one of the largest health redevelopment in the state. Further information about the WWHS Redevelopment is available here > http://www.wwhsredev.health.nsw.gov.au/
About the great community of Wagga Wagga!
Known as the hub of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga has recently been recognised as one of the ‘top family friendly’ cities in Australia; boasting a rich range of cultural experiences, a strong sporting culture and a wide selection of schools and education options for families.
With an urban population over 60,000 people, Wagga Wagga is NSW’s largest inland city and offers a myriad of activities to enjoy, including a wonderful selection of restaurants, cafes, markets and wineries, galleries and museums.
To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit: https://visitwagga.com/
What you will be doing
The Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) is in-charge of all aspects of the unit environment and takes overall responsibility for
the standard of patient care in the unit. The NUM is pivotal to the coordination of patient care, unit management and
leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and efficient use of resources.
(a) CO-ORDINATION OF PATIENT SERVICES –
Liaison with all health care disciplines for the provision of services to meet patient needs; the orchestration of services
to meet patient needs after discharge; monitoring catering and transport services.
(b) UNIT MANAGEMENT –
Implementation of hospital/health service policy: dissemination of information to all personnel; ensuring environmental
safety; monitoring the use and maintenance of equipment; monitoring the supply and use of stock and supplies;
monitoring cleaning services.
(c) STAFF MANAGEMENT –
Direction, co-ordination and supervision of midwifery/ nursing activities; training, appraisal and counselling of midwives
and nurses; rostering and/or allocation of midwifery/nursing staff; Development and/or implementation of new
midwifery and nursing practice according to patient need.
Nursing Unit Manager Level 2 whose responsibilities in relation to patient services, ward or unit management and staff
management are in excess of those of a nursing unit manager level 1.
- Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), with demonstrated evidence to meet the NMBA’s Registered Nurse/Midwife standards for practice and meet the NMBA approved standards, codes, guidelines and frameworks commensurate with the position.
- Demonstrated senior Nursing experience with experience in leading staff and managing services in a relevant setting.
- Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills and ability to liaise and negotiate with clinicians, managers, staff and other key stakeholders and manage conflict.
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
- This recruitment process includes pre-employment Online Safe for Work screening.
- If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.
- Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. For visa information, please see www.immi.gov.au
- This is a child-related position. You will be required to obtain a NSW Children’s Guardian Working With Children Check (WWCC) which can be found by clicking on the below link: www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au
Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Michele Coghlan on Michele.Coghlan@health.nsw.gov.au
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.