Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Anaesthetic & PACU | Mornington Peninsula

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Anaesthetic & PACU | Mornington Peninsula

Posted: 2019-10-07

Reference: 498592

An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced Anaesthetic & PACU Nurse with management aspirations to step into the key leadership role in the department at a private hospital on the Mornington Peninsula. It's a full time or part time position (minimum 0.6FTE).
The successful candidate will be able to liaise with consultant surgeons and anaesthetic doctors as to their needs based on current best practice and patient safety. They will also closely manage the running of a busy Recovery room catering to both quick day case throughput and complex high acuity surgical cases.
Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Minimum 3 years current clinical experience in an acute operating room setting;
  • Post Grad qualifications in peri-operative nursing;
  • Paediatric Recovery Room experience;
  • Evidence that demonstrates effective problem solving skills;
  • Evidence of ongoing commitment to self-development;
  • An ability to participate in the on-call roster;
  • Experience working in a private hospital desirable;
  • Professional membership with ACORN and VPNG desirable.


Hospital offers excellent benefits of employment including:
  • Extensive in-house general and specialty education programs supported by clinical educators;
  • Access to clinical, managerial and leadership programs;
  • A doctor is on-site 24 / 7;
  • On-site ICU (11 beds);
  • Employee Benefit club offering discounted health & leisure choices;
  • Access to corporate discounts including discounted private health insurance choices, discounted IT hardware & software & travel/holiday discounts;
  • Staff Wellness Program and access to a wide range of wellness options;
  • Employee Assistance Program.


Hospital, located on the Mornington Peninsula, is a modern and well equipped facility offering a comprehensive range of acute surgical services. Hospital undertakes the latest cardiac procedures in a state of the art cardiac catheter laboratory and is able to provide primary angioplasty services 24 hours a day, supported by a 33 cardiac bed coronary care unit with world class wireless monitoring. In addition, cardiothoracic surgery (open heart surgery) is available onsite, supported by a dedicated state of the art operating theatre and intensive care unit.

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