Nurse Unit Manager - Cardiac/Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: NUM/MUM

About the role 

Mater Mothers’ Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic and experienced nurse leader to join our team as the Nurse Unit Manager for our Cardiac/Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in a permanent, full-time position.  

Mater Mothers' Hospital is a leader in the provision of high-quality care and clinical practice offering integrated services across maternity, gynaecology, neonatology, and maternal fetal medicine. Along with being the perinatal centre for the delivery of all antenatally diagnosed complex cardiac conditions, the Mater Mothers’ Hospital comprises the Neonatal Critical Care Unit which is the quaternary surgical neonatal intensive care unit for South East and Central Queensland.  

The Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NICU) is a 79 bed perinatal tertiary referral centre which provides care for approximately 2000 babies per year.  Within this unit is a cohort of highly specialised and complex babies requiring intensive care in collaboration with multiple subspecialty teams from the state-wide children’s hospital. You will be part of large multidisciplinary teams caring for babies with cardiac, surgical, neurosurgical, renal and other complex conditions while leading the passionate nursing team that care for these babies and their families. 

Salary range: $65.71 - $70.66 (Nurse Manager Level 1) per hour, plus superannuation and access to generous salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the clinical and operational management of the Cardiac/Surgical NICU utilising strong leadership and problem-solving skills 

Other duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Caring for and leading a team of professionals in a busy and complex environment 
  • Promoting and supporting a culture of family centred/developmental care 
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that services are efficient and patient safety is optimized 
  • Managing team performance and culture 
  • Delivering targets against relevant timeframes 

About you 

To be considered for the role you will have: 

  • A post graduate neonatal qualification or equivalent 
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and time management skills  
  • Competence to lead and manage a clinical team to optimise clinical outcomes utilising risk management and quality improvement principles 
  • Ability to effectively manage a clinical cost centre 
  • Understanding and application of contemporary human resource management practices 
  • Positive mentor and role model capabilities with a focus on enhancing Mater's value driven culture to achieve excellence in the care and ultimately the corporate performance of Mater Health Services.

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information specific to the position, please contact Kerri GaneDirector Clinical Services Mater Mothers’ Hospitals on 07 3163 8602.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 8 June COB (4:00pm).

Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible. 

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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