First listed on: 07 April 2018

Nurse Manager Grade 1 Wilcannia

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Mgr Gde 1
Remuneration: $107305.23 - $109496.73 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ32164

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia. 
To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment. 
Are you up for living and working in the beautiful and rural NSW Outback, devoid of traffic and commuting? Check us out at You can also find us on Facebook©.

What you'll be doing

Manage operational nursing and midwifery service delivery, culture and service improvements to achieve quality patient outcomes, sustainable access and collaboration in health care. 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Current nursing/midwifery registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). with appropriate qualifications in management from Post Graduate to tertiary (Masters level) or working towards same.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, and the ability to motivate, inspire and manage staff to achieve service and professional goals through recognised change management processes.
  • Proven ability to function effectively as part of a senior management team and to work successfully with other professionals and disciplines in the management of health care services.
  • Broad clinical experience and operational management expertise at a senior level within a health care environment, including strategic planning, the development, implementation & evaluation of organisational Strategic & Business Plans and Project Management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role, function & funding of public hospital within the Australian and NSW Health Systems.

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Applications Close: 18/04/2018

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