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Nurse Unit Manager - Palliative Care

Monash Health

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers. About Us Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 19,000 people across a range of specialities. Our Emergency Departments treat over 150,000 patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital.

Patients have access to a full range of treatment options, including intensive care. McCulloch House is a 16 bed inpatient unit, based at Clayton. The unit works closely with all facets of Monash Health services, from inpatient wards to our Specialist Palliative Care Nurse Consultant Service to Hospital in the Home and Community Palliative Care.

Our innovative Palliative Care team looks to the future to offer our patients a wide variety of care options suitable to their needs. We are now looking to appoint a Nurse Manager for our Palliative Care Unit in a permanent, full time role. A bout the Role We are at the forefront of change within Palliative Care.

Our affiliation with Monash University enables us to readily access the significant research undertaken in the area and we are open to using a range of evidence based techniques in our practice. Reporting to the Director Clinical Operations, Cancer Services, this is a key role, not only ensuring we deliver excellent patient care, but also supporting the welfare and development of our Palliative Care team. Working collaboratively within the ward at McCulloch House, you will also be a part of the Palliative Care Senior Leadership Team, with involvement in assisting the team to shape the service as it undergoes change.

About You You may already have Nurse Manager experience, or alternatively you are an accomplished Associate Nurse Manager who has also acted in a Nurse Manager role for a significant period. In either case, you can demonstrate compassion not only for patients and their families, but for the people you lead. You are acutely aware of the pressures that can arise when working in Palliative Care and you apply your leadership skills appropriately to manage your team effectively.

You hold current AHPRA registration and have Australian working rights. While you have had some exposure to Palliative Care, experience in a dedicated Palliative Care unit is not mandatory. Most important is your unwavering dedication to your team and your patients.

What we offer: genuine opportunity to provide inspiring leadership mentorship and guidance from experienced clinicians to support your professional development significant online learning resources to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge base a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies All our full time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks. In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase you.


Date13 September 2021

Location -

type Full Time

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