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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22631
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager Outpatient Specialist Clinics
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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An opportunity exists for a committed, passionate Nurse Manager to oversee the delivery of high quality acute outpatient specialist clinic services. Highly developed clinical leadership capability, commitment to person centred care, and excellent communication skills are essential for the successful candidate for this full-time role. Recent acute nursing leadership experience will be highly regarded.

About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Key Responsibilities
• Lead and manage the team to achieve high quality clinical care in accordance with evidence based practice standards and Peninsula Health Values
• Ensure the safety of the public, patients and staff in relation to the provision of relevant Acts (OH&S, & Infection Control) and Peninsula Health Policies.
• Ensure all administrative functions are completed including the management of resources within the Unit/Department.
• Promote a culture of continuous service improvement within the Unit/Department by monitoring standards of service and practice.
• Ensure all staff have completed mandatory training and have active performance development plans

Essential Criteria
• Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
• Prepares written documentation using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.
• Clearly and confidently communicates with key contacts and welcomes constructive feedback.
• Builds trust through consistent actions, values and communication.
• Accepts responsibility for own actions.
• Committed to delivering high quality outcomes for clients
• Constructively deals with stakeholder issues.
• Supports individuals and the team, delegating responsibilities appropriately.
• Understands the issues and pressures to which the organisation has to respond.
• Makes rational and sound decisions based on a consideration of the facts and alternatives.
• Identifies and supports where necessary the need for change
• Identifies processes, tasks and resources required to achieve a goal.
• Uses a range of software application features for word processing, spread sheets etc.
• Reflects on experience and is open to new ways to improve practice
• Working knowledge of acute health care service delivery

Benefits
Supportive and dynamic team environment
Strong culture of continuous quality improvement
High performing service
Salary packaging and on-site car parking available

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: Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
Essential: Committed to delivering high quality outcomes for clients
Essential: Constructively deals with stakeholder issues.
Essential: Supports individuals and the team, delegating responsibilities appropriately
Essential: Identifies processes, tasks and resources required to achieve a goal
Essential: Working knowledge of acute health care service delivery
Essential: Makes rational and sound decisions based on a consideration of the facts and alternatives
Essential: Uses a range of software application features for word processing, spread sheets etc
Essential: Prepares written documentation using clear, concise and grammatically correct language
Desirable: Experience in a leadership or management role
Contact Person Alison Watts
Contact Number 0408056567
Closing Date 20/01/2018
Position Description Nurse Unit Manager with IR Specialist Clinics Janu.pdf