Director of Nursing | Melbourne

Director of Nursing | Melbourne

Posted: 2020-01-13

Reference: 586978

An excellent and challenging opportunity has become available for a dynamic Director of Nursing / senior Nurse Unit Manager looking to lead an engaged group of clinical managers at a private hospital in Melbourne. 
As the Theatre nurse you will be responsible for providing a high standard of evidence-based peri-operative nursing care to individuals / patients of varying ages and cultural groups within the peri-operative unit. You will plan, assess, implement and evaluate the operative nursing care of the patient in collaboration with surgeon, anaesthetist and other members of the theatre team. 
Selection Criteria:
  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Extensive experience in clinical nursing and senior management experience in the Australian  Private Health Sector is a mandatory requirement;
  • Extensive knowledge of the National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards;
  • Strong commitment to customer service and quality outcomes;
  • Strong commitment to staff safety and staff recognition;
  • Consultative and transformational leadership style and ability to build rapport and effectively relate with all stakeholders;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, conflict management and negotiation skills;
  • Well-developed financial and analytical skills, ability to manage KPIs, strategic planning, and promote and positively implement a patient-focused care model;
  • Post-Graduate qualifications in Health Management would be advantageous.


Hospital, located in Melbourne, is an acute facility that provides a full range of surgical and medical services including a dedicated mental health unit and a full service maternity unit including mother and baby services. Hospital has 5 modern well equipped interactive operating suites accommodating the following specialities: orthopaedics, gynaecology & obstetrics, urology, neurology, plastics, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology, general, endoscopy, oralmaxillaryfasico surgery and vascular surgery.
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