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Nurse Unit Manager (Overnight Ward/Day Procedure Unit)

Apply now Job no: 510220
Work type: Full time
Location: Glenferrie Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Nurse Unit Manager


Join an organisation with a genuine commitment to family friendly practices, work-life balance and a wide array learning and development programs. We offer strong, flexible career paths and provide unique opportunities to work across Ramsay’s network of facilities.


About the Role

In this role you will be taking on the leadership of one of our General Surgical overnight wards. Also under your remit will be the management of our purpose built Day Procedure Unit.

You will be accountable for the efficient and effective management of all human & material resources within the ward and Day Surgery Unit. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating all practices, processes and clinical services of the unit.

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


About You                                 

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical leadership skillset in an acute hospital setting with previous experience as a NUM or ANUM. You will bring a keen eye for strategic management of clinical staff, financial and material resources along with the capacity to effectively manage bed flow within the ward. Also key will be the capacity to lead and inspire a team of clinical professionals and act as a passionate mentor.

You will also bring;

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • 5 years minimum experience within acute care is essential
  • Clinical leadership/management experience is essential
  • Day Procedure/Surgery experience is highly desirable.
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a continuous improvement / risk management program
  • Sound Computer skills in MS Office suite including Excel



On offer is an annual salary of $110,000 + Superannuation.


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

To ensure the safety of our team and patients, all successful applicants will be required to provide a current Working with Children clearance, National Police Check and proof of immunity to infectious diseases.


If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email Jeninne Smith, Director of Clinical Services, on

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

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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