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Alfred E&TC Nurse Manager

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69369
Category: Nurse, Management
  • Permanent Appointment; Full Time - 80 hrs + Montly ADO
  • NURSE UNIT MANAGER LEVEL 3 (NM12)
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging

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 Appointment
  • Full Time - 80 hrs + Montly ADO
  • NURSE UNIT MANAGER LEVEL 3 (NM12)
  • Located at The Alfred
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including 5 Weeks Annual Leave & Salary Packaging.

The Department

The Alfred Health Emergency, Virtual care and Outpatients (EVO) Program is responsible for the delivery of emergency and paediatric clinical services across Alfred Health, as well as several other clinical support services.

Alfred Health Emergency sees approximately 120,000 patients per annum across two Departments; the Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre (E&TC) manages approximately 75,000 patients, and the Sandringham Emergency Department manages approximately 45,000 patients each year.

Sandringham Emergency Department is community focused and has an integrated Urgent Care Centre in addition to the emergency services through the main Emergency Department. The Alfred E&TC is one of the state’s busiest emergency departments, providing timely quality care to acutely unwell and injured Victorians as well as a variety of state-wide services for critically unwell Victorians.

The EVO Program is responsible for several additional services that support the delivery of clinical care. These include GP Liaison Service, Health Information Service, Virtual Services (such as Telehealth support team and the Timely Management of Chest Pain Pilot), Specialist Clinics Support Unit and the Operations Support Unit.

The Role

The Emergency & Trauma Nurse Manager is a key leadership position within Alfred Health. The role is pivotal in the provision of leadership and ongoing strategic service development for The Emergency & Trauma Centre ensuring achievement of its clinical, operational and education, training and research & academic objectives. This role is responsible for the development and implementation of programs to complement and innovate new as well as existing services.

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.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • 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

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (The Alfred only)
  • Child care services (The Alfred only)
  • Close Proximity to Public Transport

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

Any queries please contact Bec Mattison, Deputy Director of Operations & Nursing – Emergency, Virtual Care & Outpatients

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Friday 17th May 2024

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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au