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Maternity Unit Manager

The Hospital

Regional Victoria’s largest private hospital located in the vibrant city of Geelong is seeking a Maternity Unit Manager. The hospital provides a comprehensive range of support services to the rapidly growing coastal city. The modern and up-to-date hospital has a 24/7 accident and emergency department, a comprehensive surgical program supported by a 12-bed critical/intensive care unit, and rapidly growing cardiology, medical, rehabilitation, and cancer services and maternity services with a special care nursery.

The Maternity Unit and team

Join a thriving hospital and maternity unit that has seen significant growth. The unit features a 32 bed department with a recent redevelopmnent, with ongoing updates to ensure state-of-the-art facilities. The Special Care Nursery includes 34 suites, providing specialized care for newborns who need extra attention.

The hospital maintains a strong focus on relationships, ensuring comprehensive support and collaboration.

They offer support seven days a week with an extensive paediatric program with a neonatal nurse practitioner providing a comprehensive service, alleviating any stress or concerns around neonatal safety.

The Position as the Maternity Unit Manager, your key responsibilities will be:

    • Responsible for the efficient and effective management of all staff, equipment, and department resources
    • Hands-on responsibility for planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes, and services within the department.
    • Working closely with the executive team you will help shape organisational strategies and improve service provisions.
    • You will use current management practices and principles, and effective interpersonal and leadership skills when supervising and managing ward activities.
    • This role encompasses direct care to the ward patients, mentoring staff, and ensuring the smooth delivery of services in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will have:

    • Strong clinical skill set gained in a hospital setting as a Midwife/Registered nurse
    • Well-developed leadership and communication skills, including negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution and problem-solving
    • High level of analytical and report writing skills with a strong focus on quality
    • A passion for mentoring junior team members
    • Registration with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse
    • Prior midwifery experience within hospital setting

You will have registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with extensive contemporary management leadership experience in a Senior Nursing position in an Acute Hospital Facility.

To succeed, you will have the ability to build strong working relationships with maternity teams, medical practitioners, and other key stakeholders.

Why apply through Healthcare Australia?

Healthcare Australia is one of Australia’s largest healthcare recruitment agencies and therefore we are able to offer you the best opportunities across Australia. We specialise in the sourcing and placement of health professionals in permanent roles in all the major cities across Australia.

  • Designated consultant to support you through the recruitment process
  • Preparation advice regarding resume, cover letter and interview success
  • Specific information regarding the role provided before application
  • Additional job options and opportunities if unsuccessful
  • Exceptional service and quick progression through recruitment process
  • Feedback requested and provided at all stages
  • Continued communication and support after employment has commenced

If you are seeking a fresh challenge, one where you can make an immediate impact while helping to guide the next growth phase of one the most respected private hospitals in regional Victoria, now is the time to contact Will Grant through [email protected] to send an updated copy of your resume.

Working for HCA will put you in a strategic position, with opportunities for career growth and development along with financial and non-financial benefits. Healthcare Australia will continue to grow at exponential levels over the next few years and offers significant career advancement opportunities for the successful applicant.

This is an opportunity to make your mark within a friendly, supportive, and growing organisation. Please apply with your current CV

At HCA we are committed to embracing diversity and committed to providing a safe working environment.

To learn more about HCA:

www.healthcareaustralia.com.au

Thank you for your application. We support diversity at HCA and as such we strongly encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. Your information will be handled as per our privacy policy, which you can read here https://healthcareaustralia.com.au/privacy/

- Healthcare Australia

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