Position Details

Reference Number 170873
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Surgery & Perioperative
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgery & Perioperative
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Centrally located at University Hospital - minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Enhance your career with Victoria’s leading regional health care service
  • Permanent Part Time – 40 hours per fortnight

About the facility 

Formed in 1998, Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care.

About the role 

As the Associate Nurse Unit Manager of Surgery and Perioperative Care you will ensure the effective provision of patient care in the assistance of nursing staff in the areas of patient welfare, comfort, hygiene and transport in order to achieve and maintain quality patient outcomes.

Duties of your role include but are not limited to;

  • Managing day to day operations of shift
  • Ensures all work is completed accurately on time and in accordance with Barwon Health policies and procedures
  • Resolution of any issues within work team
  • Provides education, training and clinical support to staff about areas of interest or need.
  • Assisting Nurse Unit Manager with performance appraisals to ensure they are up-to-date and managed appropriately.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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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?
Desirable: Surgical experience in the past 12 months
Essential: Demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Takes a leadership role in strategic and daily issues with well developed problem solving abilities
Contact Person Vicki Wall 
Contact Person Job Title Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2251 
Contact Email vickiw@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 17/06/2021
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.