Overview

Western NSW Local Health District

Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project. Join our ever-growing team!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment TypePermanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nursing Unit Manager Level 1
Remuneration: $115,716.41 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Location:
Dubbo, NSW

Nursing Unit Manager
Cardiac Catheter Lab

About the role:
Dubbo Health Service is now looking for an experienced and passionate Nursing Unit Manager to join and lead the Cardiac Cath Lab team.
Work is currently underway for a brand new state of the art Cardiac Catheter Lab which is expected to commence operations in early 2022. The Cath Lab in Dubbo will provide diagnostic services for patients across the service.
The Nursing Unit Manager will be the clinical lead in the unit and as such responsible for the daily allocation and coordination of tasks for nursing staff as well as their wellbeing and clinical needs. This will require exceptional communication and collaboration skills, established experience in either Cath Lab or management as well as enthusiasm to grow the service to its full capacity.

The successful applicant will bring energy and enthusiasm to the role and will be pivotal to the service delivery of the Cardiac Catheter Lab at Dubbo.

This is a great opportunity to join a new Cath Lab service and if this sounds like a role for you, apply now!

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered. 

Cath Lab, Dubbo Health Service:
The Cath lab is a brand new state of the art Philips Unit with a Philips haemodynamic system. There is an 8 bed recovery area and will offer both inpatient and outpatient coronary angiography. The Cath Lab installation was part of the Dubbo redevelopment project and as such in housed in conjunction with a newly established Coronary Care Unit. This is an exciting time for Dubbo as we seek to expand cardiology services across the district.

Dubbo Health Service:
Dubbo Health Service is a part of the Western NSW Local Health District and a major rural referral hospital. We are currently undergoing a major transformation under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services to the people of Western NSW.

For more information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service please visit www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au

Living & Working in Dubbo
If you’re considering a tree change, Dubbo provides one of the best Australia has to offer. It is a major regional city about 420 kilometers north-west of Sydney. Dubbo has a thriving town centre and there are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard. There are various options for family living including child care and schools, sports facilities, recreation and entertainment as well as cafes and restaurants and is truly a package deal!

Find out more about living and working in Dubbo at https://dubbo.com.au/live

Also visit our website www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au  for interviews and testimonials from our current staff about their experiences moving to Dubbo.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. 
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system. 
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 29 November 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Kath Mcmaster on
0410 088 070 or kath.mcmaster@health.nsw.gov.au

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.