Nurse Unit Manager – Emergency | Melbourne

Nurse Unit Manager – Emergency | Melbourne

Posted: 2024-07-03

Reference: 1536210

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and motivated nursing leader with sound clinical experience to join the leadership Emergency department team. You will play a key role within a supportive team to ensure the patients have a great experience during their care at a private hospital in Melbourne. It is a permanent full-time role.

As a NUM, your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing leadership and direction to the department to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget, and business direction of the hospital;
  • You will provide functional guidance for the department to ensure efficient and effective management of the area and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence-based;
  • You will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial, and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels;
  • As required, you will undertake direct patient care, providing guidance and support to less experienced nursing team members.


  • Current Registration with AHPRA;
  • Working with Children check;
  • Previous experience at NUM level or equivalent;
  • Post Graduate qualification in critical care and experience in a critical care setting;
  • A strong commitment to developing in a management role;
  • A management degree or working towards (desirable);
  • Demonstrated HR management experience;
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge base in labour management;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer-focused care;
  • A high degree of computer literacy including MS Office and various databases;
  • Ability to work cohesively within a team environment.
The hospital, located in Melbourne's northwestern suburbs, is a fully accredited 186-bed major surgical, acute medical, and emergency facility. With a 12 cubicle Emergency Department, 5 operating theatres, a 12-bed critical care complex and a busy Day Procedure Unit, the hospital provides a wide range of services to its community. The hospital specialises in orthopaedics, general surgery, general medicine, oncology, cardiology, urology, plastic surgery, ENT and gynaecology.

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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