Nurse Unit Manager – Emergency | Adelaide

Nurse Unit Manager – Emergency | Adelaide

Posted: 2024-02-06

Reference: 1497941

A fantastic opportunity awaits an experienced senior nurse seeking career progression in management within the Emergency service at a private hospital in Adelaide. This role is available in a permanent full-time capacity.

As a NUM, 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;
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medicine;
  • Previous management experience is desirable;
  • At least 5 years of clinical nursing experience in Emergency nursing;
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication, and conflict management skills;
  • Effectively liaise with all ES staff, doctors, nurses, and reception staff;
  • An advocate for evidence-based medicine and continuing medical education;
  • Vital customer service focus with all key stakeholders;
  • Sound understanding of budget requirements and labour hour management;
  • Proactively manage and support the role of change initiatives;
  • Active participation on committees and working effectively as part of the team;
  • Dedicated focus on continuous quality improvement and risk management;
  • Commitment to driving and participating in the consolidation and legislative requirements of the NSQHS standards;
  • Ability to liaise and engage VMOs and consumers;
  • Commitment to employee engagement.


The hospital, located in Adelaide, is a private, not-for-profit 230-bed facility that performs a broad range of surgical, medical, diagnostic, and interventional procedures supported by on-site medical imaging, radiology, and pathology. The hospital has 9 operating theatres, 1 procedure room, 2 angiography labs, an emergency department, maternity services, and a 24-bed level 3 critical care unit.

The Emergency Service triages over 7000 patients per year and is open 7 days a week, 08:00 – 22:00, with a high degree of acute presentations, a strong cardiac focus, and an over fifty percent admission rate.

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