Position Details


Reference Number 157573
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - Anaesthetics/Recovery/DOSA
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Rare and exciting 12 month management position available within Anaesthetics and Recovery  
  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change
  • Career exposure as a leader within Victoria’s largest regional healthcare service

About the facility 

Operating Services comprises of 10 operating theatres , with one Day of Surgery unit and Recovery in the main complex and 2 theatres and an endoscopy room in the day procedure centre. We perform approximately 21,000 procedures per year across both areas.

Our mission is to ensure the right equipment and resource is available to the right patient at the right time in the right place. We are dedicated to improving access and patient flow to provide a sustainable service that ensures high quality and safe care.

About the role 

Reporting to the Operating Services Manager the role of Nurse Unit Manager you will take on a leadership role in operational and strategic issues. You will possess sound communication skills, good time management skills and be well organised in your work practice. You will be skilled at setting clear expectations and be accountable for outcomes and have demonstrated experience in innovation and change management.

You must be a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. A health related post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded. You must have a significant level of nursing skill and proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice.  You will have a demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development.

If you are looking to take on a challenging and significant role, we urge you to apply now.

Barwon Health staff benefits

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken. Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Great location at the Geelong Hospital - central to Geelong's CBD

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Ability to take a leadership role in strategic and daily issues
Essential: Proven commitment to flexibility, innovation in practice and change management
Essential: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Desirable: Post Graduate Qualification in health related field
Desirable: Post Graduate Qualification in management
Desirable: Anaesthetics, Recovery and/or scrub Scout experience
Contact Person Holly Wardlaw 
Contact Person Job Title Operating Services Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1347 
Contact Email holly.wardlaw@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 24/08/2018
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.