Facility Nurse Manager

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles 26 Jun. 2019

Facil­i­ty Nurse Man­ag­er – Young Health Ser­vice NSW 

Appli­ca­tions close – 14 July 2019

About our hos­pi­tal and com­mu­ni­ty

The Young Health Ser­vice is a 32 bed facil­i­ty with 21 hos­pi­tal care beds, 5 mater­ni­ty beds and 6 day surgery chairs. The Health Ser­vice pro­vides a com­pre­hen­sive range of com­mu­ni­ty health ser­vices includ­ing allied health, com­mu­ni­ty nurs­ing and men­tal health ser­vices which are deliv­ered by the local team who also pro­vide out­reach to sur­round­ing communities. 

The 24 hour Acci­dent and Emer­gency Depart­ment is equipped with tele­health cam­eras to con­nect the team in Young with spe­cial­ists through the Crit­i­cal Care Advi­so­ry Ser­vice. Mer­cy Care Young also adjoins the facil­i­ty and pro­vides a 26 bed reha­bil­i­ta­tion and pal­lia­tive care service. 

Young is prim­ly locat­ed in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales and is wide­ly known as the Cher­ry Cap­i­tal of Aus­tralia.’ With just under 12,000 res­i­dents, Young is part of the Hill­tops region and is emerg­ing as one of the most excit­ing regions in Aus­tralia with fine qual­i­ty food and wine show­cased in local vine­yards, café’s restau­rants and clubs. The Young Shire has a unique and inter­est­ing his­to­ry, and res­i­dents and vis­i­tors can enjoy the diverse range of sport­ing, recre­ation and cul­tur­al facil­i­ties on offer. Young is about 2 hours’ north­east of Wag­ga Wag­ga, 2 hours’ dri­ve north­west of Can­ber­ra and under 5 hours’ dri­ve to Sydney. 

About the role

Are you look­ing for a reward­ing nurs­ing role that pro­vides excel­lent con­tin­u­ing pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment, great clus­ter sup­port and an excit­ing lead­er­ship opportunity?

Here’s your chance to make a move from the hus­tle and bus­tle’ and your live and work in a won­der­ful region­al loca­tion; it is sim­ply the best of both worlds. 

This full time per­ma­nent posi­tion is respon­si­ble for the day to day oper­a­tional man­age­ment of nurs­ing and oth­er clin­i­cal and non-clin­i­cal sup­port ser­vices at Young Health Service. 

The Facil­i­ty Nurse Man­ag­er (Grade 3) ensures that nurse staffing and oth­er resource require­ments for patient care meet ser­vice needs with­in allo­cat­ed bud­gets and has a lead role in set­ting the man­age­ment and coor­di­na­tion of ser­vices deliv­ery across the site. This role guides the devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion of con­tem­po­rary mod­els of prac­tice and facil­i­tates col­lab­o­ra­tive teams in the deliv­ery of patient care. 

What are we look­ing for?

We are seek­ing can­di­dates who pos­sess­es the following: 

  • Cur­rent author­i­ty to prac­tice as a RN with AHPRA in con­junc­tion with core knowl­edge and skills of a Nurse Man­ag­er Grade 3. (as per Appen­dix 1 of the Pub­lic Health Sys­tem Nurs­es’ and Mid­wives’ (State) Award 2015)
  • Demon­strat­ed rel­e­vant lead­er­ship and man­age­ment expe­ri­ence; and with qual­i­fi­ca­tions in health man­age­ment; health pol­i­cy and plan­ning; busi­ness or equiv­a­lent, or work­ing towards rel­e­vant qualifications 
  • Evi­dence of suc­cess­ful achieve­ment in finan­cial and activity/​service deliv­ery man­age­ment and the abil­i­ty to devel­op finan­cial effi­cien­cy strate­gies and achieve rel­e­vant goals 
  • Demon­strat­ed under­stand­ing of and expe­ri­ence with the accred­i­ta­tion process and link­ages to qual­i­ty and safe­ty improvement

What can you expect?

We will pro­vide the suc­cess­ful can­di­date with: 

  • High lev­el of sup­port and guid­ance from the Clus­ter Manager 
  • A chal­leng­ing role filled with vari­ety and opportunity 
  • Com­pet­i­tive salary and pack­ag­ing arrange­ments $121,216.04 — $123,464.93 per annum 
  • A fan­tas­tic lead­er­ship oppor­tu­ni­ty and chance to make a dif­fer­ence with­in a won­der­ful region­al community 

Learn more

For more infor­ma­tion about this role please con­tact Joanne Gar­lick via joanne.​garlick@​health.​nsw.​gov.​au

To review PD or apply vis­it https://​jobs​.health​.nsw​.gov​.au/​m​l​h​d-int and enter REQ113047 

Appli­ca­tions close 14th July 2019