Nurse Unit Manager, WCHU

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Whyalla Hospital & Health Services, Wood Terrace, Whyalla SA, Australia
  • 22 Feb, 2019
Permanent Full Time Nurse Unit Manager Registered Midwife Registered Nurse Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Whyalla Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $105,320 - $110,027 - Perm F/T - RN/RM3


$105,320 - $110,027




Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will provide pivotal coordination of patient care delivery within the Women’s & Children’s Health Unit (WCHU) at Whyalla Hospital. The main focus of your role will be the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and midwifery care to achieve continuity and quality of client care. Undertaking a combination of client care, team leadership and resource management, you will coordinate the WCHU’s Quality & Safety Programs to meet service and accreditation standards. As the Clinical Service Coordinator, you will provide a direct line report and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships within all members of the health care team. Accountable for the outcomes of nursing and midwifery practice, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of client outcomes.

Whyalla Hospital and Health Service is a modern, comprehensive health unit, providing a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas. Our hospital has a combination of acute care beds, palliative care beds, day surgery beds and recliner chairs for procedures such as elective day surgery, endoscopy or general chemotherapy.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating a broad range of nursing experience and competence in accordance with appropriate standards of practice, you will possess effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. These skills will equip you to foster a work environment that develops staff potential and facilitates creativity and innovation.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 8 March 2019

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 678744

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Closing Date for Applications

8 March 2019



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