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.
Full-time – 76 hours per fortnight
Classification code – NM11
Ward 5 West is a purpose built 40 bed in-patient unit specialising in Trauma and Orthopaedic. 5West provides a State-wide Trauma service caring for some of Victoria’s most severely injured trauma patients. The approach to patient care is a dynamic and multidisciplinary approach that supports the ‘home is best’ philosophy.
5West boasts a large procedure room enabling more timely treatment to patients along with a therapy area which further enhances the team’s ability to provide early and timely rehabilitation.
The multi-disciplinary team is a highly skilled and experienced team that work closely to deliver excellent patient care during an extremely vulnerable time.
The Nurse Manager is a professional and clinical leader in Nursing Services and plays a pivotal role in meeting broader organisational imperatives. The Nurse Manager operationalises the core values of the organisation by ensuring a safe and supportive environment for patients and staff. She/ he is accountable for developing staff to deliver excellence in clinical practice, and is responsible for managing clinical risk and implementing systems and processes to improve patient outcomes. The Nurse Manager work is as part of an interdisciplinary leadership team to ensure timely and high quality care to clinical services managing both financial and human resources to meet these needs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA.
Degree in healthcare / business management or working towards same.
Recent extensive clinical nursing experience in relevant health service
Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Karen Macmillan on 9076 2957
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.