03 Apr, 2020

Nurse Unit Manager

  • SA Health
  • Loxton SA, Australia
Permanent Full Time Nurse Unit Manager

Job Description

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Loxton Hostel for the Aged
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $125,116 - $133,705 p.a. - Perm F/T - RN/RM3


$125,116 - $133,705 p.a. - RN/RM3




Using your clinical knowledge and nursing experience, you will provide support services to the Director of Nursing & Midwifery and acute Nurse Unit Manager and manage the nursing and carer practice and services within the Loxton Aged Care. This will encompass areas such as staffing methodologies, recruitment and selection, human resource management, financial administration, ACFI management, resident admissions, resource management, accreditation and risk management processes and information systems management. Utilising available information systems to inform decision making, evaluate outcomes and convey information to staff, you will participate in changing nursing processes and practices in accordance with emerging needs, evaluation results and imminent problems. Accepting accountability for the outcomes of nursing management practices, you will work to address inconsistencies between practice and policy and contribute to a safe and positive work culture in the interest of resident outcomes. Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

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. With demonstrated experience in management and leadership roles, including prior experience in project management within an aged care setting, you will have an ability to foster a workplace environment that develops staff potential. Your effective leadership skills, including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving conflict resolution and negotiation, will equip you to effectively manage a residential aged care facility including financial and resource management.

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 and compliant immunisation screening.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 17 April 2020

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 711094

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Closing Date for Applications

17 April 2020

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