Central Coast Local Health District

Nurse Manager, Drug & Alcohol and HIV & Related Programs (HARP) (BB-003CD)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Manager Grade 4
Remuneration: $2,513.50 - $2,557.60 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ209521

This recruitment may be used to fill future positions via an eligibility list for permanent, full time, part time, temporary and casual positions.

The Nurse Manager for Drug and Alcohol Service and HIV and Related Programs (HARP) is a key leadership position that forms part of the senior management team for these services. This position will suit applicants who enjoy working with highly motivated teams, have strong clinical and communication skills and a capacity to keep learning themselves. Potential applicants who are interested are strongly encouraged to obtain more information about this position by contacting Steve Childs, Manager Drug and Alcohol Service and HARP on 43944880.

What you'll be doing

The Drug and Alcohol Services (DAS) HIV and Related Programs (HARP) Nurse Manager has professional and operational clinical responsibility for the provision of high quality, safe clinical nursing services including the management of nursing workforce and related issues that may impact on clinical andor operational outcomes. The position has a focus on service improvement and positive workplace culture that achieves improved patient outcomes, sustainable access and collaboration in provision of health care.
Fundamental roles of the Nurse Manager are;
  • Responsible for the overall management of nursing services across Drug and Alcohol and professional oversight of the HIV and Related Programs which includes the Sexual Health Service.
  • Lead and manage nursing services in the achievement of professional and organisational standards of nursing practice, patient care and patient experience.
  • Ensure safe and efficient patient flow practices within the Service and contribute to strategic patient flow planning in consultation with facilitycommunity Directors of Nursing and Midwifery and Patient Flow Managers.
  • Enhance organisational performance through coordination of care, effective models of care and the integration of corporate and clinical practice initiatives.
  • Lead positive workplace culture through practice development, teamwork and transformational leadership that contributes to improved patient and organisational outcomes.
  • Work with the Service Manager in monitoring and evaluation of performance review and professional development programs for Nursing Unit Managers and Nursing Leaders.
  • Provision of information and advice to the Service Manager, Head of Department, Director of Community Chronic and Complex Care and Directors of Nursing and Midwifery on operational issues from a professional and Directorate perspective.
  • Actively participate in CCLHD and state-wide activities that promote nursing and relevant clinical practice initiatives.
  • Provide enhanced clinical and operational support to the Service Manager, in addressing the key issues identified within the strategic plan, namely the use of evidence based models of care and service frameworks to provide a cohesive and integrated health service.
    • The Nurse Manager identifies nursing and corporate risks in the operational management of D&AHARP and makes timely decisions to implement appropriate strategies that maintain service delivery and safety within a risk management framework.  The position has a leadership role in terms of organisational culture, standards of care, patient flow, service delivery, financial management, change management and implementation of best practice.

      Where you'll be working

      With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

      We invite you to come and be a part of our community.  The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty.  From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.

      To hear from our team what it’s like to work with us, you can read their stories on our Instagram account.  :instagram.comcareersatcclhd

      Also please connect with us on LinkedIn to stay up to date with career opportunities.


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