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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22302
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - Anaesthetics/PACU and Admissions and Discharge
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location All Sites
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• An opportunity to work in a state of the art Surgical Suite
• Excellent career growth and development within a fast paced dynamic environment
• Access to a large suite of employee benefits including a generous salary packaging

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity exists within the Surgical Services Suite for a passionate and dedicated Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) on a permanent full time basis.

As the NUM, your primary role will be to lead and mentor a team of nursing staff and other health professionals. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, a strong innovative leadership style and commitment to the provision of quality and evidence-based patient care.

You will work in close collaboration with the Scrub Scout NUM and provide support and mentoring to the ANUM regarding the daily activities of running the Suite including, staffing, equipment requirements and patient flow.

At Peninsula Health our leaders have a strong focus on the management of staff and staffing, recruitment, retention, rostering and HR processes. If you are an experience Registered Nurse with a commitment in leadership with then we would love to hear from you!

About our Surgical Services Suite

Our Team in the Surgical Services Suite works with passion to deliver world class healthcare for the local community. The Suite consists of an eight consult room admissions area, nine operating rooms including an endoscopy procedure room and a vascular hybrid theatre, and a three staged PACU.

In February of last year, we opened our Short Stay Theatre; a semi stand-alone theatre within the Surgical Services Suite. The theatre looks to treat high turnover, day and short stay procedures and consists of a theatre with set up room, a two bay PACU 1 and a seven bay PACU 2/3.

Essential Criteria

• Do you have a passion to lead, develop and educate a team of professionals?
• Do you have a talent for communicating ideas, issues and solutions in a team environment?
• Do you have Anaesthetic/PACU clinical experience within an Operating Suite environment?
• Do you have previous management experience?
• Do you pride yourself in your knowledge and understanding of Human Resources processes including recruitment and retention?
• Are you a wizard at rostering?
• Do you have sound knowledge around processes for capital expenditure, equipment repairs and procurement?

Please view the Position Description for more information


• An opportunity to work in a state of the art Surgical Suite
• Work Monday to Friday only
• Take an Accrued Day Off once a month
• Opportunity to join a progressive and innovative hospital
• Access to a large suite of employee benefits including a generous salary packaging
• A vibrant, high performing, friendly team environment
• The opportunity to make your mark in the local community
• Excellent work life balance and flexibility
• Challenging but varied role where no day is the same
• Excellent career growth and development within a fast paced dynamic environment

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria Essential: Are you a Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration?
Essential: Have you ever had any restrictions placed on your registration? Please detail any restrictions.
Essential: Have you had recent, thorough clinical experience in the areas of Anaesthetics and PACU?
Desirable: Have you completed or are working toward, a post graduate qualification in Health Management?
Contact Person Samantha McLoughlin
Contact Number 97847402
Alternate Contact Person Jenny Abernethy
Alternate Contact Number 97848345
Closing Date 27/09/2018
Position Description Nurse Unit Manager - with IR Anaesthetic PACU and .pdf