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Reference Number 49899
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - 3 South
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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  • Participate in the development and implementation of key strategic programs
  • Leadership role in  3 South, Surgical Ward 
  • Fixed Term Full Time position  - 9 months secondment backfill

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.


An exciting opportunity exists at The Royal Melbourne Hospital for an innovative and enthusiastic individual to join our Surgery, Perioperative, Trauma and Surgical Oncology Services team in the role of Nurse Unit Manager, 3 South.

Your Opportunity:

3 South is a busy surgical ward and provides a high quality care predominately for Emergency General Surgery.

We are seeking a motivated Registered Nurse to work as a Nurse Unit Manager (NUM). This position comes with the expectation of clinical expertise. You will be an effective leader and manager of staff and resources and will actively participate and assist in the development and implementation of key strategic programs such as the accreditation process and quality improvement.

  • Responsible for facilitating the development of clinical and administration skills in all staff.
  • Participate and assist in the development and implementation of key strategic programs such as the accreditation process and quality improvement

About You:

  • Ability to mentor and support to staff as required
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation policies and human resource procedures
  • Well-developed computer and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and time management skills


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!)


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Recent experience working as a Nurse Unit Manager (NUM)?
Contact Person Hannele Parojarvi
Contact Number 0428544966
Closing Date 13/09/2019
Position Description
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