Nurse Unit Manager- Ward 1D (Oncology)

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • 17 May, 2019
Temporary Full Time Nurse Unit Manager

Job Description

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $124,301 - $131,635 - Temp F/T (up to 29 May 2020) - RN/M3


$124,301 - $131,635




Seeking a passionate and dedicated Registered Nurse/Midwife to join a dynamic and innovative team at Lyell McEwin Hospital, you will provide the pivotal leadership and coordination of patient care within the Oncology Department. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing/midwifery and multidisciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient care and outcomes. Integrating contemporary information and evidence with personal experience, you will support and lead clinical services and management activities that contribute to improving and optimising nursing/midwifery care. You will contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of corporate policies and processes, as well as oversee the management of resources with due diligence. In addition, you will contribute specific expertise to monitor and evaluate research activities in order to improve nursing or midwifery practice and service delivery. Acting as a positive role model and mentor, you will provide leadership and direction to junior staff.

Registered as a Nurse or Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. With demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing and/or midwifery practice in accordance with the relevant standards, you will possess sound knowledge of contemporary professional nursing and or midwifery and health care issues. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, reflecting the ability to work cohesively within a multidisciplinary team framework in collaboration with other health professionals, service providers and the community. Previous experience in management and leadership roles is essential, as is experience in the supervision of students, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses and or midwives.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 31 May 2019

For further information and to apply, visit and search for Job Ref: 694717


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Closing Date for Applications

31 May 2019



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