Nurse Navigator - Patient Flow Transport Unit (PFTU)

Nurse Manager
Western NSW Local Health District
REQ54139 Requisition #
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Use your clinical skills to improve the quality and safety of health care for all people in Western NSW.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Mgr Gde 2
Remuneration: $114,458.91 - $116,733.90 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ54139
Number of FTE: 1.00
Dubbo NSW
Applications Close: 16 Aug 2018 – 11:59PM

Life at Western NSW Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse. At Western NSW Health, we have built a collaborative, people-focused culture. Our vision - Healthier Rural People - Thriving Communities - provides a benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional and remote areas of New South Wales.

About the opportunity
You will join a small, proactive and award winning team of expert clinicians who work behind the scenes in a virtual rural health service to deliver a ground breaking model of care. Your role will help drive quality and safe standards of care to patients throughout our Local Health District.

Where you'll be working
This role is based in Dubbo in our newly enhanced Patient Flow & Transport Unit. For more information on living and working our beautiful region, visit
Western NSW Health Careers.

What you'll be doing
The Nurse Manager provides leadership and management of staff, services and resources to ensure delivery of safe, effective, quality nursing and midwifery care.

Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and extensive relevant post registration nursing experience and relevant post graduate qualifications in management (or willingness to commence within 12 months of appointment).
  2. Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of contemporary nursing professional and management issues.
  4. Demonstrated ability to facilitate professional development and competence of nursing staff.
  5. Demonstrated ability to manage nursing and resource allocations to deliver effectiveness and efficiency.
  6. Demonstrated highly developed information technology, communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to represent nurses, consult with staff, resolve conflict and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary health professionals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to lead the development of policies and practices, including requirements of the National Safety & Quality Health Standards.
  8. Demonstrated ability to lead a model of care.

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