Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District - Reservoir, VIC
- The Nursing Unit Manager ensures that the physical, human and financial resources at
the local level are managed effectively to meet the needs of patients and service
demand. The NUM acts as an advocate for patients/clients and staff and promotes
consumer involvement in care delivery. The role and responsibilities of the NUM
includes a duty of care to staff to ensure that there is a safe working environment and
that staff are developed appropriately to meet the service demands and to realise their
potential. Given the role and responsibilities of the position it is important that the NUM
is physically present on the unit the majority of the time supervising clinical care and
attending to all matters relating to the efficient functions of the ward/service.
- Ensure familiarity and compliance with NBMLHD Policy, Procedures and Code of Conduct participating in the ongoing review and development of same.
- Maintain professional conduct in all interactions with patients/clients, members of the
public and colleagues.
- Demonstrate collegiality and mutual respect in all interactions with colleagues.
Together, Achieving Better Health
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community
Nepean Blue Mountains Mental Health service is seeking a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to take on the challenge of Nurse Management in an acute Mental Health Unit
The Mental Health Acute Unit offers an opportunity for a nurse leader who has a vision for what is possible, a heart of true compassion in the delivery of patient care and a sharp intellect to navigate the systems and process challenges of a contemporary health care environment. Above all you are a person of integrity
Your management of resources will be crucial to the efficient operations of the unit and your demonstrated skills in facilitating and leading quality and clinical practice improvements together with change management initiatives will have a proven record to motivate a high achieving team
You will advocate for justice and fairness in achieving high standards in patient care and work in collaboration with carers and consumers in support of therapeutic interventions in a recovery focused and trauma informed environment
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.
See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI
To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD
If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/
If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role. You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria .
To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.
Current registration with AHPRA Division 1 Registered Nurse.
Relevant postgraduate qualifications in management or working towards.
Demonstrated skills in quality improvement projects and associated change management.
Demonstrated sound financial management skills with an ability to interpret financial reports.
Demonstrated ability to motivate, manage, and develop nursing staff.
Demonstrated ability to assess nursing utilisation and resource requirements within agreed targets.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian.
For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website