Nurse Unit Manager – Operating Services









Reference Number:  168340
Position title:  Nurse Unit Manager – Operating Services
Employment status:  Permanent Part Time
Program:  Surgical & Critical Care
Location:  University Hospital Geelong
Hours per fortnight:  40

Position Summary:
Advance your nursing career and demonstrate your leadership capabilities.
Be part of leading a dynamic unit and enjoy flexible work life balance.
Permanent Part Time – 40 hours per fortnight.

About the facility
Be a part of an exciting expansion in Operating Services at Barwon Health. Building B Theatres is a new service within the existing Operating Services Department at Barwon Health. It consists of two new theatres, stage 1 and 2 recovery and a dedicated admission and discharge environment.
Operating Services at Barwon Health consists of 14 Operating theatres and one endoscopy suite across three points of care; Main Theatre, Gretta Volum Centre & Building B. At Barwon Health we operate on an average of 22,000 procedures a year and across of vast array of surgical specialities; Cardiothoracic, Cardiology, ENT, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Oral Faciomaxillary, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic, Vascular, Urology & Plastics.
Our mission is to ensure the right equipment and resource is available to the right patient at the right time in the right place. We are dedicated to improving access and patient flow to provide a sustainable service that ensures high quality and safe care.
Be rewarded, grow with us and join the team today!

About the role
Reporting to the Operating Services Manager the role of Nurse Unit Manager, Building B Theatres you will take on a leadership role in operational and strategic issues. You will possess sound communication skills, good time management skills and be well organised in your work practice. You will be skilled at setting clear expectations and be accountable for outcomes and have demonstrated experience in innovation and change management.

You must be a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. A health related post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded. You must have a significant level of nursing skill and proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice.  You will have a demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development.

If you are looking to take on a challenging and significant role, we urge you to apply now.

Barwon Health staff benefits:
*  Flexible working arrangements
*  Professional development
*  Access to employee wellness facility
*  Salary packaging
*  Social club
*  Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.
If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquistion@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.
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Selection criteria
Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health’s values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health’s values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. Ability to take a leadership role in strategic and daily issues. Proven ability to manage change. Significant level of nursing skills and is easily identified as a role model of clinical competence.
Desirable: Membership of an appropriate professional association. Previous nurse management experience.

Contact person:  Elyse Macdonald
Contact number:  0412 985 688
Closing date:  27 April 2021

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