Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical Ward | Newcastle

Nurse Unit Manager – Surgical Ward | Newcastle

Posted: 2024-04-23

Reference: 1516194

A brand new opportunity exists for a passionate and motivated Nurse Unit Manager to oversee the Surgical Ward to join the Operating Theatre services department at a private hospital in Newcastle. It is a permanent Full-Time position.

As an experienced Nurse Unit Manager, you will oversee the Surgical Ward, a 22-bed unit.

This position will see you catering to a range of specialties and patients including orthopaedics, gynaecology, plastics, ENT, paediatric and general surgery. You will coordinate the admissions and discharge processes of the departments, and the daily management of nursing staff and other human resources.

  • Current APHRA registration;
  • At least 5 years of post-graduate surgical nursing experience;
  • Proven knowledge as a Senior nurse or Manager in a similar department or ward will be highly regarded;
  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective role model in the area of clinical practice;
  • Post-graduate studies in an appropriate specialty or management qualifications will be highly regarded;
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering, and performance management.


  • Flexible work opportunities;
  • Flexible Leave Program: purchase additional annual leave;
  • Free access to 18,000 upskilling courses via a LinkedIn learning subscription;
  • Professional development programs;
  • Post-graduate and Formal Education Scholarships;
  • Study leave;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Discounts off hospital and extras private health insurance;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts;
  • Car servicing discounts on Mazda vehicles;
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities eg, airport lounge membership, self-education expenses and more;
  • Tech discounts on Microsoft and Apple purchases;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Corporate rates on Hertz car rentals;
  • Recognition and rewards programs;
  • Community service leave.


The hospital, located near Newcastle, provides Medical, Rehabilitation, Surgical & Mental Health Services. The hospital's main surgical focus is in Orthopaedics, Urology, General, Plastics, Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, Faciomaxillary & Paediatrics. It has a Rehabilitation Unit with an experienced team of professionals who work together to assist in a patient's rehabilitation and is one of a few Private Hospitals in the Newcastle & Lake Macquarie area with a Mental Health Unit and Outpatient Mental Health Day Programs.

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