Position Details
Reference Number 16027
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager - Operating Theatres
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

Employment Status – Permanent Full Time

Location – Operating Theatres, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital

Classification – Nurse Management

Remuneration Value: Salaried


At St Andrews War Memorial Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest-quality holistic care and support for our patients and their families. Specialising in complex health needs, we bring together the finest medical experts, care and technology to deliver personalised care and world-class results. Created as a memorial to the service of war veterans, we’re proud of our heroic and brave history and continue to occupy a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community.


Due to internal transfer, we are currently inviting applications for the role of Clinical Nurse Manager – Operating Theatres


People caring for people.


Leading a diverse skill mix of Recovery, Anaesthetic and Scrub Scout nurses - from ENs to CNC level - as well as Orderlies and Administration staff, you will ensure the ongoing delivery and development of our Theatres services – applying your operational knowledge, leadership capability and communication skills to effectively lead your team to success.


You will support departmental, hospital and organisation-wide goals, ensuring optimal patient outcomes through advancing the standard of clinical care delivery to patients, and the delivery of exceptional patient-centred care.


A diverse role, you will: 

  • Achieve optimal patient outcomes and objectives through effective leadership and direction
  • Lead your people through identifying opportunities for development, learning, and improvement.
  • 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. 
  • Maintain professional standards of practice through the evaluation of services and through key strategies
  • Ensure optimal procurement and allocation of resources, including recruitment and budgeting to achieve optimal service objectives

As an advanced Clinician, you will demonstrate exceptional skills in Perioperative services, passion for leading a broad, multi-disciplinary team and strong patient advocacy. You’ll present with:

  • Five years recent clinical expertise and skills in the areas of Theatre Nursing
  • Ability to lead a team in the provision of comprehensive evidence based patient care
  • Expertise and skills in managing a cost centre budget and people management
  • Evidence of contribution to ongoing quality initiatives and improvements
  • Ongoing commitment to self-evaluation and professional development

Post Graduate qualification in management or perioperative nursing would be highly desirable.


We’ll look after you too:


Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.


We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.


Lets Talk:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process


We look forward to receiving your application by Sunday, 24th of February 2019..


Through our values UnitingCare 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.


We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. They can depend on us to speak up loudly for their safety.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Please confirm your salary expectations as a base excluding super
Essential: Are you currently AHPRA registered?
Contact Person Rosemarie White
Contact Number 0419177826
Contact Email rosemarie.white@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Beth Sewell
Alternate Contact Number 07 3834 4531
Alternate Contact Email beth.sewell@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 24/02/2019
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