Position Details
Reference Number 16805
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager - Scrub/Scout
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

Employment Status: Permanent Full Time

Location: Buderim Private Hospital, Sunshine Coast

Classification: Salaried


Buderim Private Hospital is inviting applications from experienced Clinical Nurse Managers to apply for permanent full time position within our Scrub/Scout Unit.


At Buderim Private Hospital, we have a deep and real connection to the Sunshine Coast. Driven by a desire to consistently exceed the needs and expectations of our patients, their families and the community, we develop partnerships to deliver personalised, quality care from the heart.


With 9 state of the art theatres and a world class Da Vinci Robot, our perioperative services unit strives to provide the highest level of clinical and innovative care to all our patients. You will have the opportunity to diversify your case-mix with acute trauma patients coming through from the Buderim Emergency Centre as well as a leadership team focussed on your development.



About Your Role:

Buderim Private Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Manager to join the team. This is a great opportunity to form part of the new Leadership Team at a hospital that provides a wide range of surgical services performed in a state-of-the-art operating theatre complex.


Reporting to the Peri-operative Services Manager, you will be responsible for the operational management and leadership of the Scrub/Scout department, including staffing and clinical service delivery whilst working within budget. You will effectively apply principles of management to achieve departmental, hospital and organisation-wide goals, ensuring optimal patient outcomes through advancing the standard of nursing care delivered to patients.



About You:

As an advanced Clinician, you will demonstrate exceptional skills in scrub/scout nursing, passion for leading a broad, multi-disciplinary team and strong patient advocacy. The successful applicant will ideally present with the following:

  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or Equivalent
  • Current and unconditional APHRA registration
  • 5+ years’ experience in an Scrub/Scout Unit
  • 2+ years Management experience
  • Knowledge of or experience in the principals of the Studer “Living Values” model of healthcare


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.



Let’s 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 8th September 2020.



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. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.


Selection Criteria Essential: Selection Criteria Answer Type Essential/Not Essential Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Are you currently AHPRA registered?
Essential: Ability to work a 24/7 roster
Essential: Minimum 2 years clinical experience in similar setting/role
Essential: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and mentorship to other Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Assistant Nurses
Not Essential: Please confirm your base salary / hourly rate expectations, excluding superannuation and salary packaging benefits.
Contact Person Kate Burns
Contact Number 07 5430 3399
Contact Email kate.burns@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Claudia Teunissen
Alternate Contact Number 07 5430 3358
Closing Date 08/09/2020
Position Description
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