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Nurse Unit Manager (Cardiac)

Apply now Job no: 496550
Work type: Full time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Management, Nursing - Registered

We are seeking experienced clinical professional to take on the key leadership role of our Cardiac Ward at Cairns Private Hospital.

This is a Permanent Full-Time role.


About the Role

We are now seeking to appoint a Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) to a key leadership role within the management team of our Cardiac Medical ward.

You will be accountable for the efficient and effective management of all human & material resources within the ward. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and clinical services of the unit. Furthermore, you will also be responsible for ensuring a strong focus on clinical professional development both within the department and the hospital more widely by playing a key role in the provision of clinical facilitation to new staff in a dynamic and rapidly expanding hospital environment.

You will lead and have the support of a skilled team of Clinical Nurses and ANUM’s while reporting to and utilising the mentorship of an experienced Director of Clinical Services.


About You

The successful individual will be passionate about their work, have extensive experience working in acute cardiac/critical care services and bring experience in a clinical leadership capacity.

You will have exceptional communication skills and have the ability to inspire, motivate and mentor your team. You will be a leader with a passion for seeing your team members succeed and grow while bringing a high level of client care and service.

You will also bring;

  • Relevant qualifications and Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Proven knowledge as a senior Nurse or Manager in a similar department.
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering and performance management.



On offer is a Full-Time salary ranging from;

  • $108,000 -$118,000 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level.


About the Organisation

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital operator, Cairns Private Hospital is in tropical Cairns, in far north Queensland

The hospital is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services. Cairns Private Hospital is committed to the provision of first-class medical care for the people of the region and the thousands of tourists who visit the area.

The company is strongly committed to further developing the already high-quality patient facilities and services at Cairns Private Hospital to meet the future health care needs of patients in the Cairns area. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Rochelle Biancotti, Nurse Unit Manager on 07 4052 5277.

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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