Position Details
Reference Number 15526
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 3
Position Summary

We are currently seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Manager to lead our Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery Wards at St Andrews War Memorial.  

As a 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 extensive history of best practice clinical outcomes. With 250 beds, St Andrews is known for “First Class treatment, World Class results” in all areas of healthcare.


St Andrews War Memorial Hospital offers:

  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging options
  • Work life balance with flexible working arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives, including free access to staff gym
  • Professional education and support for further learning
  • Central location to public transport and discounted parking

On Offer:


As the Clinical Nurse Manager, you will provide advanced management, professional leadership and operational direction for the Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery 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

About You


As an experienced Clinician, you will demonstrate a clear passion for Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, and the provision of exceptional person-centred care.


You will have:

  • 5 years recent clinical expertise and skills in Orthopaedic surgery and Neurosurgery
  • Leadership skills in provision of comprehensive evidence-based patient centred care
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exposure and skills in financial and people management
  • Previous experience contributing to quality improvements
  • Post Graduate qualification in management or speciality field 

To Apply:


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 applications by Friday, 6th April 2018.


Internal Applicants: for assistance with creating a profile on Mercury, or updating your internal status in Mercury, please contact Recruitment on 07 3253 4669

Please note, pre-employment checks including National Police Checks will be conducted as part of our recruitment process. Some roles will additionally require a Blue Card. 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 06/04/2018
Position Description
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