First listed on: 28 October 2017

Casual After Hours Nurse Manager

Employment Type: 
Position Classification: Nurse Manager Grade 3
Remuneration: 59.64 - 60.75
Requisition ID: REQ3989

Do you like a challenge? Do you like working in a leadership role in which critical decisions need to be made in partnership with a range of internal and external stakeholders?

An opportunity has arisen to join our casual pool for the After Hours Nurse Manager position at Macquarie Hospital. The position holder must have excellent communication skills, advanced clinical decision making skills, the ability to confidently and competently take the lead in critical incidents, have demonstrated high level mental health nursing skills and to oversee the operational management of Macquarie Hospital after hours.

Where you'll be working
Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is "embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing."

NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.

What you'll be doing

The Nurse Manager provides leadership and direction in the organisation to ensure the delivery of best practice nursing, individual focused care and the management and organisation of the service.

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.?

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  2. Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registered Nurse Division 1 with relevant post-graduate management qualification, working towards or equivalent extensive experience..
  3. Extensive post registration experience in the management and leadership in mental health clinical service delivery.
  4. Previous successful management of service development change, quality processes and financial resources.
  5. Highly developed communication skills with the ability to use critical thinking skills in problem solving.
  6. Effective negotiation and conflict management skills with the ability to motivate staff and maintain effective relationships.
  7. Proven commitment to the principles and practices of consumer collaboration and working in a multidisciplinary team that promotes a recovery framework.
  8. Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft Office computer applications, Health Support platforms and the Patient Flow Portal.

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For role related queries or questions contact Graham Miller 02 9887 5793

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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