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Manager AC - Short Stay Area

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 64643
  • Category: Nurse, 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.

  • Ongoing Appointment
  • Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 2 (NM11)
  • Located at The Alfred


The Alfred Centre Short Stay is an elective surgery ambulatory ward consisting of 40 short stay beds. Medical Day Unit is a day procedure unit consisting of 15 points of care Alfred Centre Short Stay and Medical Day Unit utilises a multidisciplinary team approach which includes daily ward rounds, along with daily and weekly meetings involving nursing, allied health, medical and administration staff to discuss admissions, discharges and patient care plans. Alfred Centre staff participate in routine audit programs to improve service delivery, care and safety for both patients and staff including: Point of care audits, Blood Transfusion Safety, Daily journey board meetings, Infection Prevention and Medication Safety.

Every Alfred Health nurse must practice in accordance with the Alfred Health Nursing Professional Practice Framework.

The Professional Practice Framework defines the elements of nursing practice that improve the care and experience of our patients and aligns with the Patient’s Come First Strategy.

It is comprised of five domains that are crucial to maintain standards, lead change and add value to healthcare. These domains are Care, Leadership, Professional Development, Workforce, Research and Informatics.

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 Nursing at Alfred Health 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 facilitates effective patient access to clinical services managing both financial and human resources to meet these needs.

  • 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.
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check
  • Current and satisfactory Working With Children Check


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Staff Parking
  • Close Proximity to Public Transport

All einquiries to Tania Birthsel on 0413 185 602

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.