Position Details
Reference Number 14278
Position Title Clinical Nurse Manager (1CM228)
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

The Wesley Hospital provides tertiary level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity, Special Care Nursery and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.


We are currently seeking to appoint a Clinical Nurse Manager to lead our Maternity Services at The Wesley Hospital.


As the Clinical Nurse Manager for Maternity, you will provide advanced management, professional leadership and operational direction for the maternity 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. 
  • Assess and respond appropriately to midwifery/nursing issues and clinical escalations
  • Manage performance related conversations with team members, including opportunities for development, learning, and improvement.
  • Maintain professional standards of practice through the evaluation of midwifery/nursing services and through applying key management strategies
  • Effectively manage procurement and allocation of resources, including recruitment and budgeting to achieve optimal service objectives
  • Apply strict clinical and risk management processes to ensure quality safe practice standards for you team
  • Drive a working culture that aligns to UCH’s organisational values an commitment to it’s employees

 As an experienced Clinician, you will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively lead a multi-disciplinary team
  • Clear commitment and understanding of best clinical practice in your field
  • Advance clinical problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities with experience mentoring and coaching a comparable size team
  • Post graduate qualification and experience in Midwifery
  • Tertiary qualifications in people management/leadership (highly desirable)

About Us:

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200 people.

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health team at The Wesley Hospital, 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 including

  • 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 with discounted services
  • Access to staff gym
  • Access to internal job opportunities across UnitingCare Queensland

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 Di Fisher on the below details.


Applications Close Sunday, 5th of November 2017.


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.

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: cover letter to refer to meeting the position description
Contact Person Di Fisher
Contact Number 0409592725
Contact Email diane.fisher@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Cheryl Clayton
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email cheryl.clayton@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 05/11/2017
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