Salary Range: $130,846 (PN: 46523 - 026UF)
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au
The After Hours Hospital Manager (AHHM) is responsible and accountable to the Director of Nursing, Patient Flow for the safe and effective management of Canberra Hospital after hours. This includes patient flow, ensuring adequate staffing and co-ordinating an emergency response when required. The AHHM is responsible for developing cooperative partnerships with Service Managers, Clinical Leads (nursing, medical and allied health) and other managers to meet the strategic and operational objectives of maintaining a service able to deliver safe and timely patient care.
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.
Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
Strong leadership skills and role modelling behaviours consistent with CHS vision and values.
Ability to communicate clearly and precisely across services in situations that are constantly changing.
Proficiency in critical thinking, problem solving skills and conflict resolution
Relevant tertiary qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in nursing is preferred.
The successful applicant will need to be available to work evening, and night duty weekdays and all shifts on weekends.
Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
• Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (act.gov.au)
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