Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical | Melbourne

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical | Melbourne

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Salary: $62 - $62 PerHour

Posted: 2024-01-26

Reference: 1495517

A new possibility awaits a talented and accomplished Nursing Leader to join a management team of the Surgical ward at the facility located in Melbourne that is currently undergoing a significant renovation and expansion and is scheduled to open in February 2024. It is a permanent full-time role with career pathway development.

As an ANUM, 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;
  • Being accountable and responsible 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;
  • Working with Children check;
  • At least 3 years of acute surgical ward experience;
  • Demonstrated experience being in charge of shifts;
  • Current or previous ANUM or clinical nurse specialist experience (desirable);
  • Post-graduate degree in relevant specialty area (or working towards);
  • 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;


  • Flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals;
  • Discounted health insurance;
  • Continuous professional development, education & support are provided to encourage growth.


Salaries range between $62.43 per hour.

Situated in Melbourne, this hospital is committed to delivering excellent healthcare with a compassionate and welcoming team, as well as a comprehensive approach to patient well-being. The redevelopment encompasses an array of enhancements, such as increased clinical services, including Orthopaedics, the addition of 4 new operating theaters, the establishment of a 4-bed high dependency unit, the introduction of premium on-site consulting suites, the creation of a new day surgery admission area, and the inclusion of a new on-site pharmacy and cafe.

If this aligns with what you're looking for, click "APPLY" to send in your application – attaching your most up-to-date CV. It is that easy! Alternatively, you can send your CV directly to info@ihrgroup.com.au.

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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