Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical | Melbourne

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical | Melbourne

Posted: 2024-04-22

Reference: 1515956

A unique opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to step into a leadership role and join the Surgical Ward at a private hospital in Melbourne. It is a Full-Time permanent position.

As the Associate Nurse Unit Manager, your responsibilities will include the following: 
  • Facilitating a learning culture to ensure continuous improvement;
  • Maintaining professional and constructive working relationships with our VMO partners;
  • 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;
  • Mentoring of staff.


  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Working with Children check (if relevant);
  • Current or previous ANUM or clinical nurse specialist experience (desirable);
  • Sound clinical knowledge;
  • 3 years of clinical experience;
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards;
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Positive role modelling behaviours;
  • Excellent customer service focus, time management, and prioritisation.


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


The hospital, located in Melbourne is a fully accredited tertiary facility with 295 beds that provides Emergency Services, Intensive Care, and Cardiac Services, including a 24-hour Cardiac Cath Lab and Victoria's only Single-Site Robotic Surgery Program. The facility has 8 surgical wards with various specialties, including cardiac, general surgery, plastics, colorectal, hepatobiliary, urology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and vascular surgery.

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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