Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Perioperative | Mornington Peninsula

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Perioperative | Mornington Peninsula

Posted: 2024-02-09

Reference: 1499048

An excellent opportunity exists for a highly skilled and self-motivated Perioperative Registered Nurse looking to continue developing management skills as part of an already motivated and achieving Perioperative Management team at a private hospital on the Mornington Peninsula. It is a full-time or part-time position.

As the Associate Nurse Unit Manager:
  • You will facilitate the smooth operation of the Perioperative Services Department with a can-do attitude and strong customer service focus;
  • Apply advanced nursing practices in planning, implementing and evaluating care in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards;
  • Provide a support role to all members of the nursing team, acting as a role model and resource person within the clinical area.;
  • You will provide leadership and direction to the department to compliment the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the unit and hospital;
  • Your positive attitude, ability to prioritise, delegate and adapt, along with your excellent time management skills are all of critical importance for this role;
  • Drive positive improvement in a key portfolio of your interest, reporting to measureable KPI targets.


  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • At least 5 years of clinical Perioperative Scrub/ Circulating Nurse experience;
  • Experience in anaesthetics / PACU will also be highly regarded;
  • Sound knowledge of the ACORN Professional Standards;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously;
  • Ability to ensure excellence in customer service;
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and negotiation skills with the ability to think critically and prioritize workloads;
  • Strong desire to successfully enhance team performance and experience;
  • Perioperative Post graduate qualification (desirable).


  • Post-graduate and Formal Education Scholarships;
  • Flexible work opportunities;
  • A discounted gym membership;
  • Corporate discounts for leisure travel with Accor and Quest Hotels and Qantas Club membership fees;
  • Discounts on personal care hire from Hertz;
  • National scholarship program available to support your career progression;
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning – over 18,000 courses to advance your professional education;
  • Access counseling, wellbeing services, legal and financial assistance;
  • Flexible Leave Program;
  • Discounts off selected hospitals and extra private health insurance;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts;
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities, e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing, and more.


The hospital, located on the Mornington Peninsula, is a comprehensive 344-bed acute emergency, surgical, medical, cardiac, and obstetric facility. The hospital currently accommodates a 14-bay emergency department, 226 medical and surgical, 36 cardiac, 11 ICU, 7 Neonatal, 14 Obstetric, and 30 Oncology beds, including 15-day infusion chairs.

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