Position : Nurse Unit Manager – Cardiac Unit

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Job no: 811938
Job Status: Ongoing, Full time

Classification: RN3A
Location: Adelaide Metro Northern
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale
  • Salary: RN3A $114,560-$119,682 p.a.

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care to more than 500,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged. With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability. We are respected for our dedication to improving the health status of all people in our region, excellence in all our clinical and corporate activities, and leadership in prevention and care activities, world class research and teaching.

An exciting opportunity exists to join NALHN within their highly skilled Division of Medicine team. This position will offer you leadership and professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture. In this key position you will demonstrate your experience and previous success working as a Registered Nurse to ensure high quality care is delivered to our consumers.

As a Nurse Unit Manager, you will use your clinical knowledge and experience to provide the pivotal co-ordination of patient/client care delivery in a patient/client care area within the Cardiac Unit. The main focus of this role is the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and/or multi-disciplinary team activities to achieve continuity and quality of patient/client care and outcomes.

We are seeking appropriately qualified or experienced Registered Nurses that will lead the team in providing an increasing suite of exemplary investigation and treatment services for patients with both acute and chronic cardiac conditions. Our service works closely with primary and chronic disease management programs.

Application close date 11 Nov 2022 Cen. Australia Daylight Time