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Nurse Unit Manager

Apply now Job no: 513967
Work type: Full time
Location: Cairns Private Hospital
Categories: Management, Nursing - Registered

Seeking an experienced Orthopaedic nursing professional to take on an exciting clinical management role at Cairns Private Hospital

Nurse Unit Manager

Permanent Full Time


The Nurse Unit Manager (Orthopaedics) role is a Permanent Full-time (76 hours per fortnight) role available for experienced senior nurses.


About the Role

An opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with strong managerial and leadership qualities to lead and support to our orthopaedic ward. The Orthopaedic Unit is a 28 bed unit, providing care for patients with a variety of medical issues within the musculoskeletal system, particular spine, joints and muscles. The ward is fully equipped with the latest mobility aids and equipment to assist with mobilisation and rehabilitation

The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the department to ensure improved patient outcomes. The role requires working with and supporting other managers in achieving excellence in care delivery in line with best practice and legislative requirements. The position is accountable for the efficient and effective management of staff within the department.

This fast paced and highly rewarding role reports to the Director of Clinical Services.


About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong orthopaedic clinical skillset in a hospital setting either as a Clinical/Nursing Manager in a similar department or as a senior nurse wanting to step into a management role. 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 passion for a high level of client care and service.

You will also bring;

  • Relevant qualifications and Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in an orthopaedic nursing environment.
  • Proven knowledge as a senior Nurse or Manager in a similar department or ward.
  • Any management or relevant post-graduate specialty qualifications will be highly regarded.
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering and performance management.



On offer is a Full-Time salary ranging from:

  • $115,061 -$123,895 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level.


About Ramsay

Cairns Private Hospital in tropical Cairns in far north Queensland, Australia, is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services. We are 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 Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 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".

  • 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.

Cairns Private Hospital also offers subsidised gym memberships and staff meals!



To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunity to infectious diseases.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Rochelle Biancotti on 07 4052 5106


Applications Close: 27 April 2021

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

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