Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic Nurse Unit Manager? Apply Today!

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Mgr Lvl 1
Remuneration: $115,716.41 – $115,716.41
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ268941

Nurse Unit Manager – Intensive Care Unit
Tamworth Hospital

About the Role
Tamworth Hospital is looking for a Nurse Unit Manager to join their Intensive Care Unit and direct, co-ordinate and supervise the provision of nursing services within a community hospital service environment to maximise the health outcomes for patient while assisting and supporting the Nurse Manager in the day to day clinical and operational management of the Unit.

Where you’ll be working
Tamworth Intensive Care Unit is a 14 bed unit (8 ICU, 6 HDU) providing intensive care for patients across the northern half of Hunter New England Health. The ICU is a Level 5 unit equipped to provide complex multi-system life support to critically ill patients including mechanical ventilation, renal replacement therapy, and invasive cardiovascular monitoring.
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is a major referral hospital located in the northern region of the HNELHD. It has approximately 270 beds, the Critical Care Services is located in the new state of the art hospital complex and boasts an 8 bed ICU, 6 bed HDU, 8 bed CCU, 3 day a week interventional cardiac catheterisation lab, inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation and cardio respiratory services.

About You
The successful candidate will be a leader who is authentic, driven, motivational, thoughtful, organised, an effective communicator, compassionate and supportive. You understand the complex care of critically ill patients, their families and carers providing patient centred care with a flexible and responsive approach, making sure your work is conducted in a manner which demonstrates cultural respect in accordance with Hunter New England Health’s closing the gap strategy supporting initiatives that create an environment in which diversity is valued.

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.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.
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What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members

Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Samantha Gardner on Samantha.Gardner@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 28th November 2021