Position: Not Applicable

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiate

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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 1
Remuneration: $113,404.90 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ225813
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 16 May 2021

The opportunity to make a difference, in our hospital and our community

Where you will be working

Leeton Health Service is a 71 bed Hospital, made up of 25 acute beds, 4 maternity beds and 38 residential aged care beds.

The facility provides emergency, medical, palliative, obstetric, radiology and aged care services. A range of outpatient and community health services are also provided on the hospital grounds.

Leeton is a thriving regional community approximately 6 hours drive west of Sydney in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA). The MIA is one of the most productive and diverse agricultural regions in the country and plays an important role in feeding many Australians.

Leeton shire is home to approximately 11,000 residents who have access to range of high quality education, sporting and community facilities. The town offers its residents a relaxed regional lifestyle with access to quality services but who are also well supported by the larger regional cities of Wagga Wagga and Griffith nearby.

Learn more about the benefits and lifestyle of Leeton .

About The Opportunity

The Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) is in-charge of all aspects of the unit environment and takes overall responsibility for the standard of patient care in the unit. The NUM is pivotal to the coordination of patient care, unit management and leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and efficient use of resources.

  • CO-ORDINATION OF PATIENT SERVICES -
  • Liaison with all health care disciplines for the provision of services to meet patient needs; the orchestration of services to meet patient needs after discharge; monitoring catering and transport services.
  • UNIT MANAGEMENT -
  • Implementation of hospital/health service policy: dissemination of information to all personnel; ensuring environmental safety; monitoring the use and maintenance of equipment; monitoring the supply and use of stock and supplies; monitoring cleaning services.
  • STAFF MANAGEMENT -
  • Direction, co-ordination and supervision of midwifery/ nursing activities; training, appraisal and counselling of midwives and nurses; rostering and/or allocation of midwifery/nursing staff; Development and/or implementation of new midwifery and nursing practice according to patient need.

    To learn more and review all role responsibilities, please review the Position Description . Please note, y our application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

    Why work with MLHD?

    With a Dedicated Focus And Commitment To Investing In Our People, Here Are Some Of The Work Perks You Will Be Eligible For When Working With Us

    MLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 5,000 dedicated Health Care workers across 33 hospitals and 12 primary Health Care Centres.
    • Generous Salary Packaging options – with incentives to assist rural and remote locations
    • Our corporate health and fitness program - Fitness Passport
    • Career development and progression opportunities
    • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque regional towns
    • Genuine welcoming and supportive communities with a lifestyle second to none

    Please get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Susan Andrusiow on Susan.Andrusiow@health.nsw.gov.au , or further information.

    Additional Information
    • This recruitment process includes pre-employment Online Safe for Work screening.
    • If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009 .
    • You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa

    MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

    Agency: Health

    Contact Information

    Address: I work for NSW Murray, Queensland, Australia

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