Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health - Northern Sydney

Metropolitan NSW

17 May 2021 Permanent

TBA

Nurse Manager
Mental Health/Psychiatry

Details

  • Lead a team that makes a difference to people’s lives
  • Scope to shape services and influence patient care
  • Be part of patient-centred care with active involvement from family & carers

 

The Position

As the Nursing Unit Manager you will make an impact by providing day to day operational direction for the Adult Acute Mental Health Ward ensuring efficient and effective management.

The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the ward. You will have an opportunity to shape your own team.

Treatment & care follows the principles of patient-centred care and implementing a contemporary Recovery model of care across the Mental Health Service with active involvement from family & carers, an unrestrictive, safe environment, multidisciplinary approach to interventions, with holistic & self-care where possible and ongoing support through community services.

As the Nurse Unit Manager you will:

  • Provide operational direction for the ward to ensure efficient and effective management
  • Coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based
  • Implement Recovery model of care
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care in a team focused environment
  • Provide guidance, mentoring and support to your team be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources
  • Undertake direct patient care, as required
  • Have extensive experience in a private mental health setting
  • Understand the requirements of private health funding

 

The Location

Located in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney

 

Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Post graduate Mental Health qualification
  • Formal management qualifications or working towards
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the Acute mental health setting and with implementing a Recovery model of care
  • Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders
  • Proven high level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and creative thinking
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and patient focused care
  • Ability to adopt a strategic overview whilst managing complex, challenging and demanding daily operational issues
  • High degree of computer literacy

 

About Nursing Jobs Australia

Nursing Jobs Australia is a nursing division within Skilled Medical Pty Ltd, a leader in international health and Medical Recruitment placement for short-term and permanent roles.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with 15 years of industry experience, and is an international Medical Recruitment agency that helps qualified medical professionals with their career in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices located in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist Nurses like yourself in finding their next role within the healthcare industry.

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To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Sarah Hutchinson at enquiries@nursingjobsaustralia.com or call us on 1300 444 100.

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