Position Details
Reference Number 14349
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.  

The Opportunity:


St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital is a 250 bed not-for-profit private hospital based in Spring Hill, Brisbane. It has an unrivalled reputation and extensive history of best practice clinical outcomes. Part of Uniting Care Health, St Andrew’s is known for “First class treatment, World class results” in all areas of healthcare. This is achieved by attracting the best medical practitioners, providing them with excellent resources and meticulously auditing our patient outcomes. 


Working as part of the team at St Andrews, you’ll join a values led organisation, focused on putting people at the centre of everything we do.  We actively promote a healthy work life balance, and provide access to a range of benefits!


About You:


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

As an experienced Clinician, you will demonstrate:

  • Passion for your speciality area, and the provision of exceptional patient centred care
  • 5 years recent clinical expertise and skills in the areas of Orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery
  • Ability to lead a time in the provision of comprehensive patient centred care that is evidence based
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Expertise and skills in managing a cost centre budget and human resource management
  • Post Graduate qualification in management or speciality field
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality improvement.


On Offer:

  • Generous salary packaging options which increase your take home pay;
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities and exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Subsidised on-site parking and access to staff gym
  • Access to internal job opportunities across UnitingCare Queensland 



To Apply:

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


For more information on this opportunity, please contact Deborah Dickinson on the below details.


Applications Close Sunday, 3rd of December 2017.


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.


UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.


Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstrated 5 years recent clinical expertise and skills in the area of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery
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 03/12/2017
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