Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health - Brisbane

Metropolitan QLD

31 May 2021 Permanent


Nurse Manager
Mental Health/Psychiatry


  • Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Unit
  • Full Time Position
  • Extensive Experience in a Private Mental Health Setting Essential


The Position

The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the Hospital.

You will provide operational direction for the Unit to ensure efficient and effective management of the unit and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. In addition, you will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels.

As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team.

Your responsibilities as the Nurse Unit Manager will include:

  • Providing operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management
  • Coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based
  • 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
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards


The Location

Located in Brisbane


Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in the Mental Health setting / Post graduate Mental Health qualification
  • Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated HR management experience
  • A management degree or working towards desired
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer focused care
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS office and various data bases
  • Ability to work cohesively within a team environment
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge base in labour management


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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