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Nurse Unit Manager (Theatre)

Apply now Job no: 509002
Work type: Full time
Location: The Avenue Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Bring your clinical expertise and passion for leadership to this exciting management role supported by an expert executive team and a wide range of professional development opportunities.


We are seeking a dynamic Scrub Scout Manager to join the leadership team of our Theatre Department at The Avenue Private Hospital in a full-time capacity.


About the Role

The Avenue Hospital is regarded as one of the Australia’s premier orthopaedic hospitals specialising in joint replacement surgery. In addition, we perform reconstructive surgical management of sporting injuries. Other specialities include Bariatric surgery, general surgery, dermatology, plastics, urology, ear nose and throat, pain management, oral/maxillofacial, ophthalmology, gynaecology and infertility, endoscopy and gastroenterology

In this role, you will lead our Surgical Scrub Scout Team into the next exciting chapter of the Theatre Department at The Avenue.

You will supported by a passionate team of Associate NUM’s while reporting to and utilising the mentorship of the Associate Director of Clinical Services/Perioperative Services Manager.


About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical leadership skillset in an acute care setting with previous experience as a NUM, ANUM or senior Nurse. You will bring a keen eye for strategic management of clinical staff, financial and material resources. In addition, key will be the capacity to lead and inspire a team of likeminded professionals and act as a passionate mentor.

This role has the best of both worlds!

 It will suit both an experienced perioperative clinical manager or a senior nurse looking to take the next step into Management.

You will also bring;

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Extensive specialty experience within a Scrub/Scout team is essential for this role.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a continuous improvement / risk management program
  • Sound Computer skills in MS Office suite An ability to think laterally and embrace challenge


About the Organisation

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. 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". Benefits of working with Ramsay include;

  • 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 contact Justine Walsh at

This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children in line with our Child Safety Commitment Statement.

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