Nurse Unit Manager - Acute Medical (RN Level 3)

Job Classification
Acute Nurse
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Hourly Rate
Start timeframe
Bundaberg & Wide Bay Burnett QLD

Nurse Unit Manager - Acute Medical (RN Level 3)
Salary: $55.5049 per hour up to $60.9095 per hour. Plus salary sacrifice

About this Nurse Unit Manager - Acute Medical opportunity
Reporting to the Director – Clinical Services you will provide leadership, direction, of around 40 staff and management of a 27-bed Acute Medical Unit.

The Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for the coordination of patient services, staff management and culture, quality and safety, patient flow, and financial management of the unit. 

This position works closely with the NUMs of all other units.

Skills & experience required for this Nurse Unit Manager - Acute Medical role
If you are a committed and dynamic senior nurse, with demonstrated leadership skills and substantial experience in Acute Medical Nursing we would love to hear from you.   


  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Postgraduate qualifications in a clinical specialty or management with five (5) years experience working in an Acute Medical environment; or
  • Minimum six (6) years post basic registration experience including four (4) years management experience within the relevant area of acute medical care
  • Demonstrated experience working in a clinical leadership capacity within an acute medical environment, including management of human, financial, and resource management
  • Proven experience in the application of quality improvement and risk management
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio
  • High level written and verbal communication skills and proven negotiation and conciliation skills
  • Advanced computer literacy includes the ability to source information and trend and interpret data

  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements
    It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine-preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis. Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirements. 

    What you can enjoy with this employer:

    • Overseas sponsorship
    • Competitive wage rates
    • Ongoing education and professional development
    • Flexible working hours and family-friendly rostering
    • Close availability to professional daycare
    • Friendly open and progressive culture
    • Modern facilities and advanced technology
    • Employee Wellness Program incl. free selected vaccinations
    • Annual awards for Innovation, Excellence, and Service

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    Nurse Unit Manager - Acute Medical (RN Level 3)
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