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Nurse Manager - Ward 3 West

  • Location The Alfred
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Applications Close At: Closed 11 hours ago
    Published on 6 Aug 2018
  • Job no: 15621
  • Categories: Management and Executive, Management

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Ward 3 West
  • Full time - 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Maternity Leave contract until July 2019
  • Nurse Unit Manager - Years 1 -3 (YZ11 - YZ33)
  • Based at The Alfred Hospital

The Department

Ward 3 West is a 46 bed Cardiovascular unit that has recently undergone transformation to increase cardiac capacity which services patients Australia wide. 3 West forms part of the comprehensive cardiovascular service operating across the third floor. Our unit specialises in the management of patients requiring Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Heart Failure services, inclusive of the state-wide transplantation and ventricular assist device service.

Our team has a strong vision for patient centred care and leading the way in quality improvements to ensure our patients are provided with exceptional care.

Ward 3 West delivers patient care through a multidisciplinary team approach and shared governance, which is facilitated by daily ward rounds, and multidisciplinary team meetings.

The Role

As Nurse Manager of 3 West you will report to the Clinical Services Director, Alfred Heart & Lung in leading staff to deliver excellence in clinical practice, managing clinical risk and implementing systems and processes to improve patient access to services and outcomes of care. This is a full-time management role with the accountability to lead change and influence a working culture to achieve a higher standard of person centred care throughout the entire service.


  • Experience in cardiac care (Post-graduate qualifications desirable)
  • Ability to lead and manage change
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to motivate individuals and groups to achieve commonly held goals
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people to problem solve in a solution-focused manner
  • Ability to work effectively and provide support to nursing staff, senior medical staff and a range of other health professionals and support staff

If you have any questions please contact Shannon Wight Clinical Service Director Alfred Heart & Lung on 90763317. 

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 15th August, 2018

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 11 hours ago - 15 Aug 2018
  • Published on 06 Aug 2018, 3:49 AM