Nurse Unit Manager – Cardiothoracic | Perth

Nurse Unit Manager – Cardiothoracic | Perth

Posted: 2020-02-02

Reference: 624498

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced nursing leader to take up a permanent Unit Manager position within the cardiothoracic team at a private hospital in Perth.
As the NUM your key responsibilities will be:
  • Provide leadership and direction to the ward to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital;
  • Provide operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of the nursing care that is evidence-based;
  • Be accountable and responsible for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure the customer service is maintained at optimal levels;
  • Participate in marketing initiatives of the hospital to promote growth, help identify clinical areas for expansion and represent the hospital at external clinical forums;
  • Undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team;
  • Participate in working parties/committees and demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvements through NSQHS, workplace health and safety and achievement of hospital accreditation;
  • Take an active role in the management of WHS issues pertaining to the unit;
  • Completion of yearly performance reviews.


As the successful applicant, you will possess the following attributes:
  • Registration with AHPRA;
  • Senior Nurse with at least three years’ experience working in a managerial capacity;
  • Post Graduate Certificate in cardio-thoracic / peri-operative nursing (or working towards)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of delivering on Key KPI’s;
  • Ability to achieve results through consultation, advice and facilitation;
  • A high degree of computer literacy including MS Office;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The hospital offers great benefits including:
  • A competitive salary;
  • On the job learning;
  • Ongoing education and professional development;
  • A friendly and supportive team environment;
  • Nearby off-site parking;
  • Flexible working hours.


Hospital, located in Perth, is an acute private facility providing a comprehensive range of services across most adult specialties. The Operating Theatre department consists of 11 theatres covering a range of specialities including cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, general and plastic reconstructive surgery.
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