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About the Opportunity
The Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) is in-charge of all aspects of the unit environment and takes overall responsibility for the standard of patient care in the unit. The NUM is pivotal to the coordination of patient care, unit management and leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and efficient use of resources.
(a) CO-ORDINATION OF PATIENT SERVICES -
Liaison with all health care disciplines for the provision of services to meet patient needs; the orchestration of services to meet patient needs after discharge; monitoring catering and transport services.
(b) UNIT MANAGEMENT -
Implementation of hospital/health service policy: dissemination of information to all personnel; ensuring environmental safety; monitoring the use and maintenance of equipment; monitoring the supply and use of stock and supplies; monitoring cleaning services.
(c) STAFF MANAGEMENT -
Direction, co-ordination and supervision of midwifery/ nursing activities; training, appraisal and counselling of midwives and nurses; rostering and/or allocation of midwifery/nursing staff; Development and/or implementation of new midwifery and nursing practice according to patient need.
Nursing Unit Manager Level 2 whose responsibilities in relation to patient services, ward or unit management and staff management are in excess of those of a nursing unit manager level 1.
To learn more about the role and responsibilities and pre-employment checks required, please review the Position Description.
Interested? Get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Katja Schwerin on Katja.Schwerin@health.nsw.gov.au. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
About Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD)Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) spans over 125,000 square kilometres across southern New South Wales, stretching from the Snowy Mountains in the east to the plains of Hillston in the northwest and all the way along the Victorian border. Griffith Base Hospital is a 119 bed facility with 100 hospital care beds and 10 maternity beds. Each year we support approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 600 births. We provide a 24 hour Emergency Department (ED) with 15 ED spaces supported by an Intensive Care Unit and is also equipped with telehealth cameras to connect the team in Griffith with specialists across the NSW Critical Care Advisory Service. A $250 million redevelopment of the Griffith Base Hospital is underway. Main works features the new Acute Services Building, which will be built to the north of the existing main hospital building and will include: - A new emergency department - New services including Aged Care and Rehabilitation beds - New operating theatres - Medical imaging - Outpatient care to include expanded â€“ renal, oncology, Hospital in the Home, clinics and outpatient rehabilitation gym - A clinical link to the adjoining private hospital.