Nurse Unit Manager

  • Barwon Health
  • Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Jun 05, 2017
Full time Nurse Unit Manager Occupational Therapist

Job Description

  • Excellent opportunity to lead a dedicated team in the planning and delivery of high quality care for Rehabilitation and Palliative Care patients
  • Constantly improve your skills with ongoing professional development in a supported work environment
  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change  

About the facility

Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. There is a 100 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre (IRC) offering Rehabilitation, Palliative care and Geriatric Evaluation and Management.

The North Wing is located in the IRC. It consists of 32 beds, both Stroke / Neurological Rehabilitation and Palliative Care inpatients.

About the role

You will provide leadership in the planning and delivery of a high quality service with the support of a dedicated team. You will be responsible for the clinical and financial performance of the North Wing with support from the IRC Manager.

You will undertake budgeting, recruitment and quality improvement initiatives with the support of the Community Health, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care directorate. You will also have a variety of opportunities to further develop your professional skill sets.

About the culture

The North Wing offers a dynamic and supportive multidisciplinary team environment which facilitates optimal patient outcomes. We encourage ongoing professional development and provide opportunities for this to occur. Everything we do centres all our services on the patient and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our futureBarwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  

Reference #, 150436

Location, University Hospital Geelong

Key Contact, Christopher McCormick

Closing Date, 19/06/2017

For further information, please visit or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.


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