Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Rehabilitation | Melbourne

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Rehabilitation | Melbourne

Posted: 2019-04-07

Reference: 425937

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Registered Nurse with proven management experience and sound nursing skills to lead a friendly and dynamic Rehabilitation team at a private hospital in Melbourne. 
The unit provides care for a diverse Casemix including Orthopaedic, Reconditioning and Neurological Rehabilitation. The unit is a fast paced unit where patients arrive quickly after surgery to commence their Rehabilitation. The successful applicant will be required to work all shifts on a rotating roster which may include day, afternoon and night shifts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, implement and evaluate patient care
  • Apply advanced nursing practices and provide a support role to all members of the nursing team
  • Act as a role model and resource person for other care providers within the clinical area
  • Appropriately deal with performance issues and report to the Nurse Unit Manager
  • As part of the health care team you will maintain and implement quality systems in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.

Essential Criteria:
  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA;
  • Excellent clinical assessment and communication skills;
  • Previous experience supervising and managing staff;
  • Commitment to ongoing Professional Development;
  • The successful candidate will have a warm, friendly personality with the ability to build strong rapport with patients, staff and stakeholders;
  • Excellent work ethic, time management skills and the ability to successfully work within a multi-disciplinary team; 
  • Rehabilitation experience would be beneficial but not essential.


Hospital offers amazing employee benefits including:
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement and career path opportunities; 
  • Staff recognition and reward program;
  • Access to discounts including discounted private health insurance choices, discounted IT hardware and software and travel/holiday discounts;
  • Staff Wellness program and access to wide range of wellness options;
  • National Employee Assistance program.


Hospital, located in Melbourne's south suburbs, is a 76 bed acute facility offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical specialities. Hospital has 4 operating theatres and undertakes a range of surgical procedures.
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