[V-840] | Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

[V-840] | Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

21 May

21 May



Brisbane Private Hospital Location – Free Car Parking Extensive Experience in a Private Mental Health Setting Essential

Are you an experienced and highly motivated Registered Nurse looking to join our Nurse Management team?

Position Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Damascus Health Services Unit to complement the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of Brisbane Private Hospital.

You will provide operational direction for the Damascus Health Services Unit to ensure efficient and effective management of the unit and coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based. In addition,

you will be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources and ensure customer service is maintained at optimal levels.

As the Nurse Unit Manager, you will undertake direct patient care as required providing guidance and support to less experienced members of the nursing team.

Your responsibilities as the Nurse Unit Manager will include:

Providing operational direction for the unit to ensure efficient and effective management Coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based Ensure the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care in a team focused environment Provide guidance, mentoring and support to your team Be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources Undertake direct patient care, as required Have extensive experience in a private mental health setting Understand the requirements of private health funding Compliance with ACQSHC National standards

As an experienced Manager, you will also possess the following skills and attributes :

Current Registration with AHPRA Experience in the Mental Health setting / Post graduate Mental Health qualification Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders Demonstrated HR management experience A management degree or working towards desired Excellent verbal and written communication skills A commitment to a high standard of clinical and customer focused care High degree of computer literacy including MS office and various data bases Ability to work cohesively within a team environment Demonstrate a good knowledge base in labour management


If you are successful in the role, you will receive a salary based on the current Healthscope QLD Nurses agreement 2019 – 2021.

About Us:

Owned by the Healthscope group, Brisbane Private Hospital is a 181 bed facility, which provides expert care in fields such as orthopaedics, neurosurgery, spinal surgery, plastics, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, urology, ear, nose and throat, general surgery, rehabilitation, gynaecology and fertility. The hospital is centrally located on the fringe of the CBD with excellent public transport access.

The Damascus Mental Health Unit has been designed, built and fitted to an exceptionally high standard in order to provide a pleasant environment whilst meeting the requirements for a Drug and Alcohol Mental Health Facility. The unit has 44 beds.


Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police Check and proof of immunisation to infectious diseases prior to appointment.

To apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with 2 professional referees.

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