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Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager - Special Care Nursery

Apply now Job no: 674783
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Northern
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $121,191 - $128,298 - Perm F/T - RN/RM3


You will provide the pivotal leadership and coordination of patient care delivery within the Special Care Nursey (SCN) at the Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH). The main focus of your role will be the line management, coordination and leadership of nursing and midwifery care to achieve continuity and quality of neonatal care. Undertaking a combination of neonatal care, team leadership and resource management, you will coordinate the Special Care Nursery’s Quality & Safety Programs to meet service and accreditation standards. As the Nurse and/or Midwife Unit Manager, you will provide a direct line report and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships within all members of the SCN team. Accountable for the outcomes of nursing and midwifery practice, you will address inconsistencies between practice and policy and develop team performance and a positive workplace culture in the interest of neonatal and family centered care outcomes. The LMH is regarded as one of the leading maternity hospitals in South Australia, and provides world class obstetric and midwifery care for both low and high risk pregnant women. The LMH is accredited Baby Friendly Hospital. The services provided by the Women and Children’s Division is a level 5 standard for neonates.


You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse and/or Midwife by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating specific academic training in Neonatal Intensive Care or Neonatology, you will possess effective leadership skills including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation. These skills will equip you to foster a work environment that develops staff potential and facilitates creativity and innovation.


The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.


Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 674783


Download File 674783 Nurse_Midwife Unit Manager - Special Care Nursery - LMH - Job Pack.pdf

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