Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health | Sydney

Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health | Sydney

Posted: 2018-07-02

Reference: 292004

An excellent opportunity exists for an experienced and highly motivated nursing leader interested in joining Nurse Management team at a private hospital in Sydney.
As the NUM you will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital. You will provide operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. In addition you will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels. As the Nurse Unit Manager you will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team.
Selection Criteria:
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent
  • Experience in the Acute Mental Health setting
  • Degree in relevant specialty area
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong commitment to developing in a management role
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer focused care
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS office and various data bases
  • Ability to work cohesively within a team environment
  • Proven time management and prioritisation skills
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge base in labour management
  • Demonstrated HR management experience
  • A management degree or working towards desired


Hospital, located in Liverpool, is an acute facility providing Obstetrics, Mental Health and Surgical Services. The surgical specialities within the 5 room operating suite including Orthopaedics, ENT, Urology, General Surgery, Bariatric, Gynaecology and Neurosurgery.
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