Position Details
Reference Number 33688
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager - Koala Ward
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Position tile:    Nurse Unit Manager – Koala Ward – Cardiac Surgery

Employment:   Full time, Ongoing

Location:          Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s hospital


The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Department:

Koala ward is a 30 bed unit that provides specialist care for patients with both cardiac and renal conditions. Patients of all ages ranging from newborns through to adolescents receive specialist cardiac treatments including cardiac surgery, medical therapies and electrophysiology. We also care for patients with a range of kidney problems managed both medically and surgically, and with renal replacement therapies of haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantation.


For more information regarding the care the Koala Ward provides you can visit our website at: https://www.rch.org.au/koala/


The Position:

A unique and exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and highly motivated registered nurse with demonstrated management and leadership skills.  As a Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) you will lead by example and provide management and leadership to staff within the critical care environment to ensure clinical practice and delivery of care provided by staff is safe and evidence based.


To be successful in the role, you will have: 

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Extensive experience in nursing leadership roles
  • Evidence of on-going professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio
  • Post Graduate qualification in intensive care nursing (desirable)
  • Previous paediatric experience (desirable)


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally. Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Sheriden Waldron
Contact Number 93455455
Contact Email Sheri.Waldron@rch.org.au
Closing Date 22/08/2019
Position Description PD - Nurse Manager 3 - NM11.doc.pdf