Location: Western Region | Stawell
Job type: Full time
Organisation: Stawell Regional Health
Salary: Salary not specified
Occupation: Nursing and Aged Care
Are you a Registered Nurse looking to develop & grow in your leadership skills? Apply for the Nurse Unit Manager of Macpherson Smith Residential Care!
Nurse Unit Manager - Macpherson Smith Residential Care
Permanent Full Time - 38 hours per week
Applications Close 2 April 2023
About Grampians Health
Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.
This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.
A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.
Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services. This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.
About the Role
We are seeking applications from suitably qualified Registered Nurses to lead our dedicated Macpherson Smith Residential Care. Macpherson Smith Residential Care (MSRC) is a 36 bed Care Community that sees a wide range of acuity in residents.
MSRC prides itself on the involvement of a multidisciplinary team to ensure a great support structure and holistic approach to caring for every resident on an
This permanent full time Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) position is available from late January 2023 and includes working Monday to Friday.
This position is recognised as a key management / leadership
position within the organisation and is central to the provision of operational leadership & management to effect high quality, safe, meaningful resident centred care.
The NUM role includes
Managerial responsibilities including budgeting, resource management rostering and professional development.
Key Selection Criteria includes
Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
Minimum of five years post-graduate experience in one or more of the clinical areas of
Responsibility including senior nursing leadership experience
Demonstrated management experience in a Care Community (Aged Care setting)
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary nursing theory to practice
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of quality systems and Aged Care accreditation
Ability to implement management principles and cost-effective resource management
Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership within a team
Evidence of commitment to innovation and continuous improvement and the delivery of a
High standard of resident centred care
Well-developed negotiation, performance management, mediation and conflict resolution
Demonstrated understanding of contemporary professional nursing issues
Proficient in the use of information technology
Post graduate qualifications in gerontology
Tertiary qualifications in health/business management or working towards it
Proficient in the use of information technology and aged care related computer programs
Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include
Professional development and education programs,
Employee Assistance Program,
Comprehensive orientation program.
Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
Opportunities for career progression
This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse environment and join a reputable rural health service that is now a part of Grampians Health, dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.
How to Apply:
Click Apply or contact Sarah Kleinitz – Care Community Operations Director - West on 5381 9162 for a confidential discussion.
All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.
All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.
Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.
Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.
Employee assistance program