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Director of Nursing (Sandringham)

  • LocationSandringham Hospital
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 19 hours ago
    Published on 29 Jun 2020

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  • Job no: 29424
  • 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.

  • Permanent ongoing
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
  • Classification code – ZH3 + overaward
  • Sandringham location
  • Staff benefits


The Director of Nursing & Site Operations will be a senior nurse employed at Alfred Health and a member of the Alfred Health Executive Committee. In partnership with the Alfred Health Paediatric Clinical Advisor, this position will have responsibility for the effective delivery and governance of paediatric services across Alfred Health.

This position is responsible for overseeing the daily clinical and site operations across Sandringham Hospital. In collaboration with Alfred Health Operations and Service Directors, this position will lead performance improvement in quality and safety, patient outcomes and patient and staff satisfaction at Sandringham.

As the site Director of Nursing, this position will ensure clinical nursing leadership is provided to consistently deliver a high quality, cost effective service for all patients at Sandringham Hospital. This position will lead nursing issues in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer and other senior nurses across Alfred Health to provide a level of consistency with workforce planning, nursing quality, education, research and professional practice.


  • Current Registered Nurse with AHPHRA, that holds a tertiary qualification in health care
  • Currently holds or is working towards a master’s degree in health care or business management
  • Recent experience in acute setting and paediatrics preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to initiate and facilitate effective workplace change at program and unit level whilst fostering sound working relationships with stakeholders
  • Extensive experience at a senior level in a teaching hospital environment and able to demonstrate strong operational management skills and a commitment to achieving professional clinical standards
  • Demonstrated success in managing a large and complex program, preferably in the health sector
  • An established understanding of health services and service delivery objectives
  • A record of achievement in delivering services in accordance with the stated performance objectives of a complex organisation involved in health care


  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Barsia Reid, Executive Assistant to Executive Director Nursing Services, on 9076 2039

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 19 hours ago - 13 Jul 2020
  • Published on 29 Jun 2020, 3:22 AM