Nurse Unit Manager, 10a Inpatient Unit

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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Queensland Children's Hospital 

The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.

As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.

The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.

Your Opportunity:

The Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) is accountable at an advanced practice level for leading and coordinating the 10a Medical Ward to achieve best practice standards for clinical practice, patient centred care within a Healthcare team and is responsible for the provision of effective and efficient human, material and financial resource management.

 Unit Profile

The 10a Inpatient Unit (10a IPU) provides clinical, educational and support services for paediatric medicine at CSCF Level 6 for children and young people from birth to 16 years of age (and up to 18 years for established paediatric patients).

The 10a IPU provides a broad range of complex inpatient care for patients from many paediatric medical specialities.  Typical patients include, but are not limited to, the medical specialities of endocrinology, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, viral illnesses, diabetes, general paediatric medicine and gastroenterology patients.  The 10a IPU is a sister ward for 9a, 9b, 11a Medical Ward and 11b.

Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility 

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( http://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/work-for-us/ ).

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

 




28 July 2020
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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