Nurse Unit Manager, Older Persons Inpatient Mental Health Unit. Prince of Wales Hospital

Location New South Wales


Employment Type : Permanent Full Time Position Classification : Nurse Unit Mgr Lvl 2 Remuneration : 115528.57 - 115528.57 Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ65517 South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce.

As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Are you an experienced mental health clinician and/or innovative manager and enjoy working with the elderly? This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a great team of nurses and allied health professionals and a supportive and innovative management team to provide quality care to members of the community aged 65 years or older with mental illness in an inpatient setting. Where you'll be working The Aged Care Unit is an 8 bedded unit that provides a variety of interventions and therapies for consumers who are experiencing acute symptoms of their mental health disorder and requires care within an inpatient setting. What you'll be doing South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees. The Nursing/Midwifery Unit Manager is the registered nurse in charge of a ward/unit or group of wards/units or a service within SESLHD Mental Health Service. The vision for nursing in the Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service is to provide meaning and purpose to plan for the future; have reference to an inspirational statement that is consistent with the purpose and values of nursing ; and to inspire nurses to provide the highest quality healthcare to patients in any circumstance.

The purpose of the Nursing Unit Manager Older Persons Inpatient Mental Health Unit is to:lead, direct and co-ordinate patient or client care; ensure the practice of mental health nursing is safe and efficient, maintaining standards of care through continual quality improvement initiatives; lead and co-ordinate the nursing and multidisciplinary care team at the ward or unit level, and monitor and manage the business and management functions and processes of the ward or unit. As the leader of the unit, the NUM2 will demonstrate her/his capability through attitude, skills, behaviour and attributes, na.

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1 Oct 2018


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