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Nurse Unit Manager

Apply now Job no: 506395
Work type: Full time
Location: Nowra Private Hospital
Categories: Management, Nursing - Registered

Nurse Unit Manager – Perioperative/Theatre

Nowra Private Hospital


We are seeking experienced Nurse Unit Manager to join our Theatre/Perioperative Services Department at Nowra Private Hospital.


The Nurse Unit Manager (Perioperative/Theatre) role is a Permanent Full-Time position.

About the Role

An opportunity now exists for an innovative, proactive and vibrant Registered Nurse with strong managerial and leadership qualities to lead our professional Perioperative Theatre team.

The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the department to ensure exceptional patient outcomes. The role requires a team orientated manager who will work with and support other perioperative managers, as well as those in the wider hospital community, in achieving excellence in care delivery in line with Ramsay’s high standards, best practice and legislative requirements.

The position is accountable for the efficient and effective management of staff within the department. The successful applicant will play an integral role in building, maintaining and supporting relationships with the APs and other external providers. This fast paced and highly rewarding role reports to the Director of Clinical Services (DCS)

About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical leadership skill set in a hospital setting either as a Clinical/Nursing Manager. You will have exceptional communication skills and 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 strong commitment to outstanding client care and service.

You will also bring;

  • Relevant qualifications and Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a Theatre or Perioperative nursing environment;
  • Proven knowledge as a senior Nurse or Manager in a similar department or ward;
  • Demonstrated extensive clinical skills and experience within perioperative nursing including delivering high standards of clinical care for patients utilising specialist knowledge;
  • Professionalism and strong motivational methods, with a passion for enhancing staff engagement;
  • Ability to maintain effective communication networks with doctors, patients, colleagues and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Management or relevant post-graduate specialty qualifications will be highly regarded.
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering and performance is desirable.


On offer is a Full-Time equivalent, base annual salary of;

  • $115,000 -$122,000 + Superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances.


 About the Organisation

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest and most respected private hospital operator, Nowra Private Hospital has been providing quality health care services to the Shoalhaven region and south coast of New South Wales since being commissioned in 1980.

Our 75-bed facility provides acute surgical and medical services, rehabilitation, and day surgery services. We are located 130km south of Sydney and 10km from the beaches for which the south coast is renowned.

We believe in a bright future for our company and for every one of our employees. A genuine commitment to family friendly practices, work-life balance and learning and development programs has seen us grow as an industry leader and a sought after employer. We offer strong, flexible career paths and provide unique opportunities to work across Ramsay’s network of facilities

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include, cover letter addressing the selection criteria, 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 email Caroline Wilson, Director of Clinical Services via

Close date: Friday 30 October 2020

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