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Nursing Unit Manager - Cardiothoracic Operating Theatres - Prince of Wales Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 3 October 2021
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $121,607.38 
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ190388

The Cardiothoracic Operating Theatres (CTOT) at Prince of Wales Public Hospital comprises two operating rooms and has a shared care partnership service model between the Prince of Wales Public Hospital (POWH) & the Prince of Wales Private Hospital (POWP). The NUM has responsibility for rostering of POWH & POWP staff. CTOT also covers emergencies for the Eastern Heart Clinic.
This temporary position is available for long service leave relief until October 2021 and is a great opportunity to develop your nursing management skills.
Where you'll be working
The Prince of Wales Hospital is a major teaching hospital based in Sydney's eastern suburbs that serves all of New South Wales. The hospital is situated close to the city, Bondi Beach, excellent shopping facilities, and within walking distance to Coogee Beach.
We are affiliated with the University of NSW, one of the premier medical teaching facilities in Australia. This assists us to provide excellence in care in conjunction with our commitment to clinical teaching and medical research.
Currently the NSW Government is investing $720 million to redevelop the Prince of Wales Hospital and progress the vision of Randwick as a world-leading centre for health and wellbeing, research, education and teaching. An Acute Services Building will be built in Stage 1 including a new adult emergency department, extra beds, intensive care unit, and new operating theatres for the campus.
More than just a new hospital building, this major redevelopment will transform how we deliver health services at Randwick. This facility will enable us to continue to attract and retain the best nurses, doctors and support staff and meet the changing health needs of our community. The redevelopment expands opportunities for cutting-edge health research, world first treatments and improved patient outcomes.
What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. 
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 Unit Manager Cardiothoracic Operating Theatres (CTOT) works in a shared care partnership service model between the Prince of Wales Hospital & the Prince of Wales Private Hospital. In addition to the partnership model, CTOT provides assistance to the Eastern Heart Clinic in managing complex cardiothoracic caseloads . The Nursing Unit Manager CTOT is responsible for the governance and operational management of the cardiothoracic theatres servicing a caseload of adult and paediatric cardiothoracic patients. The NUM co- ordinates the daily activity of the unit in partnership with the Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Anaesthetists and Clinical Perfusion staff . The NUM is responsible for the human resource management of the nursing and operating assistant staff.

The CTOT NUM is the navigator of the patient flow activity in consultation with the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit and Cardiothoracic Ward. The NUM CTOT is responsible for the financial management of the unit , the governance and evaluation of quality and safety improvement activities and compliance to NSW Health infection control policies, work health & safety legislation.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.
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. 

Selection Criteria 

Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
Relevant management tertiary qualification or equivalent work experience, or a combination of study and work experience with a demonstrated commitment to professional development
A demonstrated knowledge and experience in the management and delivery of health care services
Proven ability in innovative clinical service delivery, harm minimisation and practice development
Effective interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate the ability to engage, enable and manage teams
Proven ability to create and maintain a positive workplace culture and articulate and achieve a vision for nursing services
Recent clinical experience in perioperative nursing


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Justin O'Hare on 9382 2087 or
Applications Close: Sunday 25th October 2020


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