|Posting||Nurse Unit Manager Level 2, Paediatric & Special Care Nursery Shoalhaven Hospit|
|Job Employer||Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District|
|Location||Government – State|
|Job posted||May 29, 2022|
|Job Sector||Government – State|
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $121195.16 per annum
Location: Paediatric & Special Care Nursery, Shoalhaven Hospital
Hours Per Week: 40 including ADO (paid day off in each 28 day roster cycle)
Requisition ID: REQ313837
Application Closing Date: Sunday, 12 June 2022
*** Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 22 June 2022
An eligibility list will be created for future Permanent and Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.
The Nursing Unit Manager is the person appointed as the manager of the nursing and clerical service within the Shoalhaven Hospital Paediatric and Special Care Nursery units. The prime responsibilities of this position include the day to day operational management, coordination and quality care provided by the nursing and administrative service within these units. The way in which the purpose is expressed or demonstrated will be dependent on the experience of the Nurse/ Midwifery Unit Manager, the clinical context and the geographic location of work. As the manager of the unit the purpose of the Nurse/ Midwifery Unit Manager role is to;
What you’ll be doing
- Lead, direct and coordinate patient care, at the ward/unit level.
- Ensure the practice of nursing/midwifery is safe and efficient, while maintaining standards of care.
- Manage the business/management processes of the ward/unit.
Model the CORE Values of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. The Nurse Unit Manager will work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, both within Shoalhaven Hospital and across the Local Health District, to ensure coordination and optimisation of service delivery across the ISLHD. The Nurse Unit Manager will work in collaboration with the Director of Nursing & Midwifery/Operations Manager at Shoalhaven Hospital to plan, implement, and evaluate nursing services, policies and practice across Shoalhaven Hospital. The Nurse Unit Manager will participate in strategic and business planning processes related to nursing services across the ISLHD.
All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine as of 30 November 2021 OR have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to securing this role.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.
Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#
Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx
- Registered Nurse with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Relevant tertiary qualifications or working towards the same; or alternatively relevant work experience or combination of qualification and work experience.
- Demonstrated experience in the relevant specialty of the ward/unit.
- Demonstrated skills in leadership and management within the healthcare setting.
- Demonstrated ability to evaluate clinical services and manage change.
- Proven ability to create and maintain a positive workplace culture and articulate and achieve a vision for nursing/maternity services.
- Demonstrated computer literacy and confidence in using Microsoft and health care information systems.
For role related queries or questions contact Angela Jones on [email protected]