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Nurse Unit Manager - Ward 3C (Palliative Care/Geriatric Evaluation and Management Ward) Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   5 views
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Permanent full time opportunity to lead our new Ward 3C, work in a brand new building & make a difference to our healthcare delivery.

Ward 3C is a co-located 10-bed Palliative Care Unit (PCU) and 14-bed Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEMS) ward within the Medicine and Older Person's Service Line at Caboolture Hospital. The PCU provides specialist inpatient care for people with a non curable or life-limiting illness, aiming to improve the quality of life and reduce suffering through early identification, assessment and treatment of physical symptoms including pain. The co-located GEMS ward provides evidence-based, safe, optimal and efficient care to frail elderly patients. The Geriatric Service enables the maximum restoration of a patient's functional capacity which has become impaired due to the combination of complex medical conditions, functional deterioration, chronic disease or multiple co-morbidities.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect demonstrates interpersonal savvy, builds culturally responsible rapport and constructive relationships while acting with diplomacy and tact and communicates effectively to encourage open expression of ideas and interest, and manages conflict in line with target group needs and principles of natural justice.
  • Teamwork collaborates effectively to gain trust, foster team interaction, maximise support and acknowledge the contribution of others, considers strategies to support career progression within a culture of development where differences are valued and supported.
  • Compassion identifies opportunities to build capacity to address consumer expectations, undertakes self- reflection, considers ambiguity and modifies behaviour to proactively and constructively address risk, crises and change while exhibiting confidence and a positive attitude.
  • High Performance cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North Health's vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders.
  • Integrity applies the principles of sound and ethical decision making in addressing issues, supporting others, and monitoring and evaluating evidence and results, takes personal responsibility for decisions and the achievement of ideas to fruition despite expressed differences.

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: ( )


Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.