Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Neurosciences | Melbourne

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Neurosciences | Melbourne

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Salary: $53 - $55 PerHour

Posted: 2024-05-24

Reference: 1528265

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Registered Nurse ready to assume the Associate Nurse Unit Manager role in the Neurosciences ward at a private hospital in Melbourne. It is a permanent full-time or part-time opportunity.

The successful applicant will assist the NUM in providing leadership and support to the unit to ensure a high standard of patient care. The opportunity to join the clinical leadership team will facilitate the development of your managerial skills. A comprehensive orientation program is offered to support the transition into this role. 

As an Associate Nurse Unit Manager, your responsibilities will include:
  • Facilitating a learning culture to ensure continuous improvement;
  • Maintaining professional and constructive working relationships with the VMO partners, using a customer service mindset to enable high-quality patient outcomes;
  • Providing clinical, operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management by coordinating the delivery of nursing care that is evidence-based;
  • Accountability and responsibility for the effective daily management of human, financial, and material resources;
  • Coordinating and driving clinical audits and quality improvement initiatives;
  • Undertaking direct patient care as required.


  • Current Registration with AHPRA;
  • At least 2 years of acute Neuroscience Nursing;
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant field or willingness to work towards;
  • Current or previous ANUM or clinical nurse specialist experience (desirable);
  • Sound clinical knowledge;
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards;
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Positive role modeling behaviors;
  • Excellent customer service focus, time management, and prioritisation;
  • Ability to manage a dynamic and changing environment;
  • A high degree of computer literacy, including MS Office and various databases.


Salary ranges from $52.93 - $ 54.71 per hour.

The hospital is a 124-bed facility located in Melbourne, offering highly specialised services, including extensive neurosurgery, neurology, advanced coronary care, cardiothoracic, orthopaedic, and general surgery. A 10-bed intensive care unit, 4-bed acute coronary care unit, and 6-bed neurosurgical high dependency unit support these services. The Neurosciences ward is a 30-bed ward, including a 6-bed neurosurgical high-dependency unit. This ward cares for patients with complex neurological disorders and conditions.

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And if this particular role isn't quite right, be sure to explore the array of other openings on our website at www.ihrgroup.com.au.
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