Nurse Manager
Western NSW Local Health District
REQ7665 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Nurse Mgr Gde 4

Remuneration: $127,952.17 - $130,190.84 pa

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ7665

Number of FTE: 1.00

Location: Bathurst NSW

Applications Close: 29 Aug 2018


About the opportunity

Lead the day to day operations of Bathurst Base Hospital, one of our 3 major regional health services, as Deputy Director of Nursing in this rare Permanent Full Time opportunity (Salary $127,952.17 - $130,190.84 pa). You will thrive in this position if you are dynamic, highly motivated and celebrated for your ability to manage and sustain change. The primary focus of the role will be to optimise patient flow practices throughout the hospital whilst modelling our CORE Values to inspire a positive workplace culture.


Where you'll be working

Bathurst Base Hospital, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in this beautiful region, visit Bathurst Region.


What you'll be doing

The Deputy Director Nursing provides efficient and effective day to day operational leadership and management of nursing and midwifery services to enable delivery of high standards of care for patients and their families.

Selection Criteria
  1. Extensive relevant post registration nursing experience and relevant post graduate qualifications in management.
  2. Demonstrated leadership skills and people management skills with the ability to empower, motivate and manage employees to achieve service and professional goals through recognised service improvements and using change management principles.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary professional and operational nursing management, including incorporating emerging trends with the nursing profession and expertise at a senior level in the health environment.
  4. Demonstrated ability to facilitate professional standards and competence of nursing staff. Proven ability to function effectively as part of a senior management team and to work collaboratively with other professionals in the management of health care services.
  5. Demonstrated ability to manage nursing and midwifery workforce requirements, including profile management, within industrial frameworks.
  6. Demonstrated highly developed information technology, communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to represent nurses, consult with staff, conflict management and resolution, negotiation, persuasiveness and facilitation.
  7. Demonstrated ability to lead the development of policies and practices, including requirements of the National Safety & Quality Health Standards.
  8. Current licence to drive in NSW.

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