Position Details
Reference Number 33102
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Butterfly
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Position tile:   Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Butterfly

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:

The Butterfly Unit at the RCH reflects excellence, providing services to critically ill babies from Tasmania, Victoria and southern New South Wales. The Butterfly ward is a 35 bed Neonatal Intensive care unit and Special care nursery, flexing up at times of peak demand. We are a level 6 facility that cares for approximately >1000 complex medical and surgical cases each year. 


 The position:

The role of the ANUM is to assist the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in the planning and delivering of high quality care and customer service to each patient and family admitted to the Butterfly unit. The ANUM will provide leadership through strong clinical knowledge and support to team members.  The direct clinical role will involve providing direct clinical support as well as education to ensure excellence in service provision throughout the department. The ANUM will ensure that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Australian Nurses and Midwifery Council standards, by providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice to facilitate optimal health outcomes.


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 though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Post Graduate qualification desirable
  • Extensive post registration experience with demonstrated experience in providing nursing care and treatment to the diagnostic groupings within the ward.
  • Demonstrated understanding of processes to improve patient access to service and flow through an organisation


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 Tara Doyle
Contact Number 93455318
Closing Date 24/03/2019
Position Description PD - ANUM - Butterfly.pdf