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Nurse Unit Manager- Aged Care (H21_3829)

The South West Hospital and Health Service (HHS), located in south west Queensland, is a rural and remote public health service committed to providing quality, dependable, safe and sustainable healthcare for the 26,000 people who live in the catchment area. As a Hospital and Health Service provider, South West HHS is responsible for the delivery of medical, surgical, emergency, obstetrics, paediatrics, specialist outpatient clinics, mental health, critical care and clinical support services in an area spanning over 319,000 square kilometres. South West HHS strength lies with its consumers and community. The staff are passionate about community engagement and the delivery of outstanding healthcare services to the communities of the region and South West HHS is committed to its values and the enhancement of the culture and the services they offer by treating patients and their families with respect and compassion.

Waroona Multipurpose Centre is a 45-bed residential aged care facility with 24/7 Registered Nursing available. The centre is located in Charleville, Queensland, next to the Charleville Hospital and provides residential age care, including dementia care, palliative care and non-dedicated respite care. South West HHS is looking to appoint a Nurse Unit Manager for the Waroona Multipurpose Centre.

The Nurse Unit Manager reports to the Director of Nursing of the Waroona Multipurpose Centre and has responsibility for and a strong focus on clinical care and leadership, management, education and/or research.

The Nurse Unit Manager applies operational leadership and principals of clinical governance to strategies that support a work-based culture that promotes and supports education, learning, research and workforce development.

The Nurse Unit Manager will be a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and hold a current annual practicing certificate. They will have a strong commitment to person centred care and an advanced knowledge of clinical evidence-based care coordination and interdisciplinary care in Aged Care settings. They will be committed to teamwork and to optimising health and life experiences of the residents of the Waroona Multipurpose Centre.

We invite qualified candidates to contact Pete Carter on +61 (0)448 729 077 or via email pcarter@hardygroupintl.com for a confidential discussion.

Applications Close: 16/01/2022