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Clinical Nurse Manager - Emergency Department


Posted: 11 Oct 2021

Location: South Hedland WA

The Clinical Nurse Manager at Hedland Health Campus will provide clinical expertise and leadership in the delivery of care to the Hedland community and surrounds. This position plays a key role in being able to provide leadership, direction and support to the staff in the Emergency Department.

Are you a moti­vat­ed and expe­ri­enced nurse, who is look­ing to lead and inspire a team with­in a diverse com­mu­ni­ty environment?

An excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty is avail­able at Hed­land Health Cam­pus for a Clin­i­cal Nurse Man­ag­er posi­tion in the Emer­gency Department.

  • Amaz­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty for career pro­gres­sion with­out the stress and com­mute of the city.
  • A sup­port­ive and col­lab­o­ra­tive work culture
  • Expo­sure to work close­ly with the local com­mu­ni­ties and make a difference

The Town: Port Hed­land is a dynam­ic coastal town sit­u­at­ed in the Pil­bara area of Aus­trali­a’s North West Region. In addi­tion to the vibrant mul­ti­cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ty and great com­mu­ni­ty spir­it, we are locat­ed less than a day’s dri­ve from some of West­ern Australia’s most unique and beau­ti­ful land­scapes includ­ing Broome, 80 Mile Beach, Kar­i­ji­ni Nation­al Park, Coral Bay, Exmouth, Ninga­loo Reef Marine Park and much more to make this out­back des­ti­na­tion one for the buck­et list.

The Clin­i­cal Nurse Man­ag­er at Hed­land Health Cam­pus will pro­vide clin­i­cal exper­tise and lead­er­ship in the deliv­ery of care to the Hed­land com­mu­ni­ty and sur­rounds. This posi­tion plays a key role in being able to pro­vide lead­er­ship, direc­tion and sup­port to the staff in the Emer­gency Depart­ment. This posi­tion is also piv­otal to be able to devel­op spe­cif­ic edu­ca­tion, sup­port and deliv­ery care meth­ods that are suit­able for the clients and staff of the local area. As the Clin­i­cal Nurse Man­ag­er there is a wider sup­port net­work in the Pil­bara of oth­er Clin­i­cal Nurse Man­agers and Nurs­ing Direc­tors who are striv­ing to achieve a com­mon goal of to recruit and retain a work force of inspir­ing, moti­vat­ing and ded­i­cat­ed staff for the Pilbara”.

To be suc­cess­ful, you will

  • Be an expert in deliv­er­ing care in an Emer­gency Care.
  • Be pas­sion­ate about the care and deliv­ery mod­els to those in rur­al areas
  • Com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly with all lev­els of the organ­i­sa­tion includ­ing inter­nal as well as exter­nal stakeholders
  • Be will­ing to build, grow and devel­op a team cul­ture for effec­tive care to patients and fam­i­ly in rur­al and remote area.

Selec­tion Cri­te­ria: Please see the attached Job Descrip­tion Form. 

Employ­ee Ben­e­fits: In addi­tion to the great salary our employ­ees enjoy an amaz­ing range of ben­e­fits which may include (in line with oper­a­tional requirements):

  • Five (5) weeks paid leave
  • Air-con­di­tion­ing allowance (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Gen­er­ous annu­al trav­el subsidy
  • Dis­trict Allowance (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Sub­sidised accom­mo­da­tion (sub­ject to eligibility)
  • Access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Access to Pro­fes­sion­al Development

For Fur­ther Job Relat­ed Infor­ma­tion: We encour­age you to con­tact Simone McKin­lay, Direc­tor of Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery of East Pil­bara on (08) 9174 1042.

Appli­ca­tion Instruc­tions: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online. 

It is prefer­able for at least one of your ref­er­ees to be a cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager. 

Appli­cants are advised pro­vide a detailed cur­ricu­lum vitae which sum­maries your expe­ri­ence and how you are able to meet the posi­tion require­ments. In addi­tion, appli­cants are to write a state­ment address­ing the fol­low­ing selec­tion cri­te­ria in no more than 2 – 3 pages:

  • Demon­strat­ed expe­ri­ence in the pro­vi­sion of high lev­el admin­is­tra­tive sup­port services
  • Excel­lent inter­per­son­al skills, and writ­ten and ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills
  • Well-devel­oped plan­ning, organ­i­sa­tion­al and prob­lem solv­ing skills with the abil­i­ty to work with min­i­mal supervision. 

These doc­u­ments should be com­plete and ready to attach pri­or to apply­ing online. Please ensure you allow suf­fi­cient time to com­plete the online appli­ca­tion process as you will be required to answer var­i­ous ques­tions and attach your documentation.

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

Lodge­ment is sys­tem gen­er­at­ed. Any sub­mis­sions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accept­ed.

All WA health sys­tem employ­ees are required to be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed against COVID-19 in order to access health care facil­i­ties, pur­suant to the Health Work­er (Restric­tions on Access) Direc­tions (HWAD), Res­i­den­tial Aged Care Facil­i­ty Work­er Access Direc­tions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Manda­to­ry Vac­ci­na­tion and Vac­ci­na­tion Pro­gram Pol­i­cy, unless the employ­ee is exempt pur­suant to the HWAD and/​or ACWD.

Whilst this selec­tion process will ini­tial­ly be used to fill the above vacan­cy, it may also be used to fill oth­er sim­i­lar” vacan­cies through­out the health ser­vice. In addi­tion to this, should the suc­cess­ful appli­cant decline or vacate the adver­tised vacan­cy, then the next most suit­able appli­cant may also be select­ed from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a peri­od of six (6) months from when the autho­rised del­e­gate endors­es the recruit­ment decision.

This vacan­cy is sub­ject to a West­ern Aus­tralian Work­ing With Chil­dren (WWC) Check. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please refer to the WWC web­site at:

WA Health is com­mit­ted to elim­i­nat­ing all forms of dis­crim­i­na­tion in the pro­vi­sion of our ser­vice. We embrace diver­si­ty and strong­ly encour­age appli­ca­tions from Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ples, peo­ple from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds and peo­ple with disabilities.

WA Health sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices with­in the con­text of a qual­i­ty health ser­vice. WA Health is com­mit­ted to a smoke free envi­ron­ment across all build­ings, grounds and vehicles.

Please note this recruit­ment process requires com­ple­tion of sat­is­fac­to­ry Pre-Employ­ment Health Assess­ment (PEHA). Any offer of employ­ment with WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is con­di­tion­al on sat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA to ensure you are able to per­form the inher­ent require­ments of the posi­tion. An unsat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA will result in the offer of employ­ment being with­drawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Pol­i­cy for fur­ther information.

CLOS­ING DATE: 2021-11-08 — 4.00 PM