Nurse Unit Manager – Orthopaedics | Melbourne

Nurse Unit Manager – Orthopaedics | Melbourne

Posted: 2019-01-27

Reference: 351222

An excellent opportunity is available for an experienced nurse leader to take on the role of Nurse Unit Manager within Orthopaedic Ward at a private hospital in Melbourne.
The NUM position is a key role in the hospital, leading a highly committed team to the provision of high quality patient care, in line with best practice and legislative requirements. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the department to delivery contemporary practices, whilst providing an optimal patient experience.
The role is accountable for the efficient and effective management of all human and material resources within the department. In the role the manager is also responsible for working with and supporting other managers in achieving excellence in care delivery. This role will work closely with the Executive team to shape organisational strategy, improve procedural service provision and achieve departmental and Hospital strategic objectives.
To be successful, applicants should possess the following key selection criteria:
  • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA;
  • Demonstrated previous experience in an orthopaedic management role
  • Extensive clinical skills and experience within orthopaedics
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Demonstrated management and decision making skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage financial, human and material resources
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a continuous improvement program


Hospital offers fabulous employee benefits including:
  • Staff recognition and reward programs
  • Employee Benefit club offering discounted health & leisure choices
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidised car parking and meals


Hospital, located in Inner Northeastern Melbourne, is an acute Medical / Surgical facility with 11 Operating Theatres.  Services offered include Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, General Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Urology and Gynaecology. 
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click APPLY to submit your application. Answer all of the questions and attach your most recent CV... it is that simple! Alternatively, send your CV to

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