Nursing Unit Manager – Aged Care

January 18th, 2019

Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) – Aged Care

Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight

Castlemaine Health is inviting applications from experienced Nurse Unit Mangers to join the Residential Aged Care team as we embark on an Aged Care Redesign project.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and be committed to providing high quality nursing services. Importantly, in this leadership role the NUM will at all times model best practice and will foster positive relationships with staff, residents and the community.

Key Selection Criteria: 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff and knowledge of management practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Aged Care Funding Instrument
  • Dynamic care planning and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aged Care Standards and experience in meeting accreditation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk management as it pertains to residential aged care
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all levels within and external to the organisation
  • Ability to prioritise, set goals and objectives and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability as a person centered practitioner
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change

Knowledge of Montessori for dementia framework is highly regarded.

Further information is available from Melanie Shanahan, Business Manager Aged Care on 5471 1498 

Applications close Monday 18th February 2019.

For a full position description and to apply please click the APPLY NOW button

If applicable applicants applying that hold visa status must provide documentation on application.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check.

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