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Reference Number 49309
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager
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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  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Part Time Fixed Term until December 2019

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.


We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Cardiothoracic Surgery team. This is a Part Time Fixed Term position, working 64 hours per fortnight, until December 2019


Your Opportunity:


On 6 South East ward we can provide an opportunity for you to develop and refine your leadership and managerial skills in a supportive environment. In turn, this role allows you to support the Nurse Unit Manager, as you become a vital member of the nurse management team.  Broader aspects of this role include working with senior managers of the wider organisation and assisting in deciding the strategic aims of 6SE.  In addition the Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to assisting and developing new Associate Nurse Unit Managers is specific seminar days and emerging leader programs available


This ANUM role encompasses the portfolio of improving quality and safety and overseeing the National Standard of Communicating for Safety.  6 South East has a strong quality improvement focus and Accreditation occurring in September 2019, this ANUM portfolio is crucial in showcasing and refining the work we have done.  So leadership with the meeting of the National Standards and both organisational and ward-specific projects in improving safe patient care are essential components of this position. 


About You: 

  • Post-graduate qualification in cardiothoracic or critical care nursing
  • Recent clinical experience at an advanced level in the management of cardiothoracic patients
  • Experience in undertaking the nurse-in-charge role      


  • 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.



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.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Post-graduate qualification in cardiothoracic or critical care nursing.
Essential: Recent clinical experience at an advanced level in the management of cardiothoracic patients
Essential: Experience in undertaking the nurse-in-charge role.
Contact Person Adam Bonser
Contact Number 0447 777 886
Closing Date 18/07/2019
Position Description
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