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Reference Number 75288
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager 9 East and AMU
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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Nurse Unit Manager – 9 East and AMU

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • A critical leadership role within the Royal Melbourne Hospital covering Long Service Leave on 9 E and Maternity Leave in AMU
  • Nurse Unit Manager responsible for the daily operation of the ward
  • Full time position fixed term, working 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO

9 East is a specialist 20 bed acute ward with a focus on providing care to patients admitted under the Infectious Disease unit, Gastroenterology, Immunology and Rheumatology. The ward has a multidisciplinary approach to patient management that focuses on collaboration to provide safe, timely, effective and patient centred care to patients with complex care needs.


The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) is an acute general medicine unit with 32 beds that provides rapid, definitive management for patients received from the Emergency Department or directly from the community and other services. AMU has a physician-led multidisciplinary team that performs rapid assessment, diagnosis and treatment of general medical patients.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team. This is a Full Time position, working 80 hours per fortnight, based at the City Campus.

Your new role:

  • Work collaboratively with all departments to facilitate patient flow strategies that meet the needs of the community and the organisation
  • Promote and supervise a high standard of care given by all staff within the team
  • Initiate, develop and implement workforce models that are responsive to the changing needs of patients and staff
  • Collaborate with other staff in key leadership roles to support the achievement of the organisation’s strategic, financial and operational goals

About You:

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing And Midwifery Board of Australia  
  • Demonstrated ability to build a team that are motivated and committed to excellent patient care
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and person centred care

Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • A values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to 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 for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.


Please note, advertising may cease prior to closing date.



Contact Person Kelly Henderson
Contact Number 0408326893
Alternate Contact Person Kristie Mackenzie
Alternate Contact Number 0413563593
Closing Date 15/04/2024
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