Nurse Unit Manager – Rehabilitation | Melbourne

Nurse Unit Manager – Rehabilitation | Melbourne

Posted: 2024-02-09

Reference: 1499045

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Nurse Unit Manager with excellent leadership skills and a passion for delivering high-quality patient care to join the Nursing team on a full-time basis at a private hospital in Melbourne. 

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading and providing an excellent standard of evidence-based and person-centred care to lead and providing safe, quality nursing care through comprehensive assessment, development of a plan, implementation, and evaluation of outcomes in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Leading the multidisciplinary team to provide quality care for the patients;
  • Advocating for and involving patients, their families, and significant others to participate in care, goal setting, and discharge planning;
  • Providing professional nursing leadership by ensuring all staff practice according to AHPRA professional standards, code of ethics and conduct, legislative requirements, required registration, scope of practice and patient confidentiality and privacy;
  • Leading a learning environment within the Unit by maintaining own professional learning and continuous professional development and by providing coaching and guidance to ENs, RNs graduates, students and other staff;
  • Identifying areas of improvement, leading and conducting clinical audits, leading quality improvement projects and the plan for the Unit;
  • Creating and maintaining a safe, high-performing and sustainable Unit by visibly leading a values and safety-led workplace culture;
  • Building strong relationships with external partners to ensure patients receive high-quality care.


  • Current Registration with AHPRA;
  • At least 5 years of experience;
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing);
  • Post-graduate qualifications in Leadership and Management;
  • Postgraduate qualification in Rehabilitation – desirable.


The hospital, located in Melbourne, is a 30-bed subacute standalone facility that provides high-quality and patient-focused care for a wide range of conditions, including cardiac, neurological, orthopaedic, respiratory and trauma rehabilitation. The hospital has a comprehensive range of equipment to support rehabilitation, including fully equipped gymnasiums and a heated hydrotherapy pool.

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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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