Nurse Unit Manager – ICU | Sunshine Coast

Nurse Unit Manager – ICU | Sunshine Coast

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Salary: $66 - $71 PerHour

Posted: 2024-06-24

Reference: 1534267

An exciting and highly rewarding opportunity exists for an experienced Registered Nurse looking to progress into a leadership position at a private hospital on the Sunshine Coast. It is a full-time role.

Joining the team as a Nurse Unit Manager, you will oversee the day-to-day clinical and operational management of the 4-bed Intensive Care Unit and 4-bed High Acuity Monitored beds.

This key leadership role will see you:
  • Applying advanced nursing practices in planning, implementing, and evaluating care in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards;
  • Being a positive mentor and providing clinical leadership and support to your team;
  • Effectively managing roster processes and allocating duties to clinical staff;
  • Working with and supporting other managers within the wider hospital community in achieving excellence in patient outcomes;
  • Assisting in shaping organisational strategy, improving procedural service provision and achieving departmental and Hospital strategic objectives.


The successful candidate will meet the following selection criteria:
  • Current APHRA registration;
  • At least 5 years of postgraduate experience in an acute care environment;
  • Experience within ICU essential;
  • Experience in managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering, and performance management;
  • Previous experience as a senior nurse or manager will be highly regarded;
  • Strong leadership skills and confident in delegating duties;
  • Post-graduate studies in the area of specialty or management qualifications will be highly regarded.


The hospital offers amazing employee benefits including:
  • Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs;
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning, and education scholarships;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital coverage and receive higher extra limits for things like General and Major Dental;
  • Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching, and support;
  • Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing, and more.


A base hourly rate ranging from $65.84 - $71.24 + superannuation based on relevant experience and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances.

The hospital, located on the Sunshine Coast, is an acute care facility with a reputation for providing quality health care services to the Sunshine Coast community. Hospital offers a range of medical and surgical services and is well supported by Operating Theatres, Endoscopy Suite, High Dependency Care, Intensive Care, Renal Dialysis, Oncology and a busy Emergency Department. The Operating Suite comprises 3 theatres plus an endoscopy suite. The CSSD is a separate department.

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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