Position Details
Reference Number 19331
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager - Rehabilitation
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

We're inviting applications for a Clinical Manager to lead our Rehabilitation Unit at Buderim Private Hospital. 


At Buderim Private Hospital, we have a deep and real connection to the Sunshine Coast. With experience that’s 40 years in the making, we’re a world-class hospital driven by a desire to consistently exceed the needs and expectations of our patients, their families and the community. We put our patients at the centre of everything we do. For us, that means partnering with them to deliver personalised, quality care that’s tailored to their needs.


Our wide range of services including Maternity, Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Urology and Urodynamics, Cancer Care, General Medicine, Renal and Respiratory Services, Endocrinology, Mental Health, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Ear Nose and Throat, Orthopaedic, Oral and Maxillofacial, Rehabilitation, Endoscopic Services and much more. We also operate the Sunshine Coast's first private Emergency Centre - another example of our continued commitment to supporting the region. 


Your Role:


Leading a large, multi-disciplinary team, you will oversee the ongoing delivery and development of our 27 Bed Rehabilitation Unit – applying your operational knowledge, leadership capability and communication skills to effectively lead your team to success.


You’ll collaborate effectively with other healthcare leaders in the hospital, including Allied Health and other Clinical Nurse Managers, working together to deliver optimal patient-outcomes through exceptional clinical 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 skills to build 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 clinical rehabilitation, a passion for people leadership and strong patient advocacy. You’ll present with:

  • Significant clinical experience within rehabilitation in a healthcare environment
  • Ability to lead a team to deliver contemporary, evidence-based patient care
  • Expertise and skills in managing a cost centre budget and people management
  • Advocacy and contribution towards quality initiatives and improvements
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or equivalent nursing qualification / AHPRA Registration 


What we offer:


Together with The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Stephen's Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.


Our mission is to improve the health of individuals and their families. We differentiate ourselves by living out our values to optimise patient care and experience through committed and inspired leadership and the dedication of our people. We believe in rewarding and recognising our people through:

  • Flexible work-life balance opportunities, including family-friendly rostering
  • Increase your take-home pay with Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-taxable income to everyday expenses
  • Extensive career progression opportunities
  • Additional paid parental leave, education leave & additional leave purchases
  • One-on-one support from pastoral care team & employee assistance programs
  • Access to Inspire portal – discounts on hundreds of retailers, travel & accommodation providers
  • Hospital admissions discounts
  • Discounted health insurance & gym memberships

Apply Now:


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


Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 


Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Selection Criteria Essential: Recent experience in the acute Rehab setting
Not Essential: Experience in a leadership role
Essential: Please be advised it is a requirement for all UnitingCare employees and volunteers to have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Contact Person Kathy Carfantan
Contact Number 5430 3097
Contact Email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 15/08/2022
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