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Reference Number 21693
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - 9 East
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Musculoskeletal Other
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary
  • Full Time Fixed Term for 6 months- including accrued days off!!
  • Lead, motivate and challenge a dynamic team
  • Fitzroy location
About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department
9 East is a 24-bed surgical ward, caring for patients undergoing elective (joint replacement surgery) and emergency orthopaedic procedures. The unit facilitates trauma admissions and specialises in major bone tumour referrals and treatment of this patient group.  In addition, the specialty provides dedicated beds for rheumatology, priding itself on maintaining a culture focused on the delivery of high quality patient care and continuous improvement. 
About the Role
We are seeking a highly passionate, dynamic and engaging Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) to manage our vibrant team on a full time fixed term basis. As a NUM you will manage, maintain and promote the professional standards of nursing practice to provide excellence in patient care, whilst managing the operational resources of the unit.
  • Manage operational resources in alignment with our organisational objectives, policies and procedures
  • Set, monitor, review and meet financial budgets, access targets and KPIs
  • Ensure that staffing rosters and staff deployment are organised to achieve effective program delivery
  • Promote excellent morale and a positive attitude to change within the Unit
  • Work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team
Skills, Experience and Qualifications 
  • Previous experience as a Nurse Unit Manager in a clinical unit, ward or department
  • Leadership qualities with proven ability to direct enthuse and encourage a multidisciplinary team
  • Exceptional clinical and operational skills with a solid understanding of budget planning, preparation and management
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and drive change
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated financial management and project management skills
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park
This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your career, lead a dynamic team and make a real difference.

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Contact Person Melissa Evans
Contact Number 92314840
Closing Date 25/10/2017
Position Description
Position Description NUM 9 East October 2017.pdf