Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Medical/Surgical | Melbourne

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Medical/Surgical | Melbourne

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Salary: $53 - $55 PerHour

Posted: 2024-04-03

Reference: 1511515

A new opportunity has arisen for a senior Registered Nurse to join the management team of the 30-bed medical and surgical ward, along with the 3-bed high dependency unit, at a private hospital in Melbourne. This night duty position provides 57 hours per fortnight for suitable candidates.

As an ANUM, your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing leadership and direction to the unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget, and business direction of the hospital;
  • Providing operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of nursing care;
  • You will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial, and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels;
  • You will undertake direct patient care as required, providing guidance and support to less experienced nursing team members.


  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;
  • At least 3 years of experience in acute surgical nursing;
  • HDU experience desirable;
  • Previous management experience highly regarded but not essential;
  • Excellent communication, leadership & interpersonal skills;
  • Available to work permanent night duty shifts.


  • Flexible work opportunities;
  • Access deals across retail & hospitality venues and entertainment ticketing;
  • Post-graduate and formal education programs;
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning – over 18,000 courses to advance your professional education;
  • Access counseling, well-being services, legal and financial assistance;
  • Support for professional development;
  • Flexible Leave Program: purchase additional annual leave;
  • Discounts off hospital and extras private health insurance;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts;
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities, e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, and more;
  • Paid parental leave.


$53.22 - $ 54.98 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances.

The hospital is a fully accredited, 121-bed acute medical, surgical, maternity, and mental health facility, providing for the healthcare needs of Melbourne's outer eastern communities. The medical staff provides medical cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a General Surgeon and Physician roster in place to facilitate direct admission and care of acute medical patients. The 5 modern operating theatres are equipped with the latest technical equipment, supporting minor and complex surgery. For acutely ill patients or following major surgery, the 3-bed High Dependency Unit provides constant care and supervision to patients requiring specialist attention.

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