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Position Details
Reference Number 15873
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager - Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingCare Health only
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 3
Position Summary

As a 250 bed not-for-profit facility based in Spring Hill, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital has an unrivalled reputation and extensive history of best practice clinical outcomes. 


As a tertiary hospital, and leader in technology and innovation, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital not only has one of the highest acuity rates of Australian hospitals but is renowned for its excellence in the areas of cardiac services, orthopaedics, neurosurgery and rehabilitation. This year, St Andrews celebrates 60 years of providing first class treatment and world class results.


St Andrews War Memorial Hospital are inviting internal applications for the position of Clinical Nurse Manager to lead our Cardiothoracic and Vascular unit in a 6 month fixed term maternity leave opportunity.

Your Role:


As the Clinical Nurse Manager, you will provide advanced management, professional leadership and operational direction for Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgical services.  You will ensure exceptional delivery of patient-centred care, through high quality clinical service outcomes.


A diverse role, you will: 

  • Achieve optimal patient outcomes and objectives through effective leadership and direction
  • Build a cooperative working environment between members of a multi-disciplinary team, applying your communication and team leadership skills in building a high functioning and outcome focused unit. 
  • Manage performance related conversations with team members, including opportunities for development, learning, and improvement.
  • Maintain professional standards of practice through the evaluation of services and through applying key management strategies
  • Effectively manage procurement and allocation of resources, including recruitment and budgeting to achieve optimal service objectives

As an experienced Clinician, you will demonstrate passion for the provision of exceptional patient centred care and present with:

  • 5 years recent clinical expertise and skills in the areas of Cardiothoracic and Vascular health
  • Ability to lead a team in the provision of comprehensive evidence based patient care
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Expertise and skills in managing a cost centre budget and HR management
  • Post Graduate qualification in management or speciality field
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality improvement.

Remuneration value: Level 3 position, $51.53-$57.93 p/h (FTE $101, 823 - $114, 469), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave.


Apply Now:


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We look forward to receiving your application by Wednesday, 17th of October 2018.


Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstrated 5 years recent clinical expertise and skills in the area of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery
Essential: Demonstrated ability to lead a team in the provision of comprehensive patient centred care that is evidence based to achieve identified health outcomes
Essential: Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills including conciliation and negotiation in individual and group situations
Essential: Demonstrated expertise and and skills in managing a cost centre budget and human resource management
Essential: Post graduate qualification in management or specialty field
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement
Contact Person Deborah Dickinson
Contact Number 0738344402
Contact Email
Closing Date 17/10/2018
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