Nurse Manager Workforce and Leadership - Nursing and Midwifery MLHD
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Jun 09, 2017
Director of Nursing
Nurse Unit Manager
At Murrumbidgee Local Health District we provide a range of public health services to the Riverina and Murray regions of NSW, across a geographic area of approximately 125,561 square kilometres. With around 240,724 residents living within our District, we employ around 4,000 staff who work in our 31 Facilities, including a Rural Referral Hospital, Base and District Hospitals, Multi-Purpose Services and Community Health Facilities.
As per the award $145 - $147k Nurse Manager Grade 7
About the role
The Nurse Manager Workforce and Leadership is a key role within our district and will work very closely with the Executive Director Nursing, as well as all Midwifery and Nursing Management Teams. The key focus is to work together in the consultation, development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to ensure the nursing and midwifery workforce needs are met to ensure patient safety.
The Nurse Manager Workforce and Leadership will act as the Deputy to the Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery and provide relief as required. For further details, please refer to the position description
What we are looking for
Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications in health management; education; health policy and planning; business or associated fields.
Demonstrated advanced communication skills together with the capacity to interact with and influence health professionals.
Significant experience in Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Management, with a demonstrated record of achievement in management of human and financial resources.
Demonstrated experience in Nursing & Midwifery Leadership roles that include change management, conflict resolution and motivational team development.
Significant experience in Workforce Recruitment, with a focus on leadership and developing innovative strategies.
Demonstrated experience in ensuring Professional Nursing & Midwifery Practice that includes observance of legislative and policy requirements.
Demonstrated experience in dealing with industrial matters, complaints and grievance management at organisational and facility level.
What can you expect?
An interesting and challenging role – variety is plenty!
Great leadership opportunities and pathways
Make a real difference, in our hospitals and our communities
At Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) we provide a range of public health services to the Riverina and Murray regions. We employ 4,500 staff who work in our 31 hospitals including Rural Referral Hospitals, Base and District Hospitals, Multi-Purpose Services and Community Health Facilities. http://www.mlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Careers