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Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) - Paediatrics- Rural North West QLD

North West, QLD


$126,037 + 12.75% super

Nurse Manager

  • You are looking to further your career in Paediatrics
  • Work life balance in the amazing Australian rural outback
  • You are highly skilled in coordinating clinical practice

The Position

If you are looking for a senior level position as a Nurse Unit Manager in Paediatrics, then this position might be the next advancement in your career. To succeed in this role, you will bring strong leadership skills to successfully coordinate the running of the Paediatric ward by supporting and mentoring the nursing team and implement a positive workplace culture.

The unit provides care for neonates, infants, and children with a variety of medical conditions. You must be willing to take accountability and responsibility for ensuring nursing practice is evidence based and committed to excellence in patient and family centred healthcare.


About the role

• Ensuring positive patient outcomes by displaying clinical and professional leadership

• Managing the daily operations of the Paediatrics ward

• Rostering of nursing staff and staff performance reviews

• Budget planning and financial management of resources

• Ability to manage and professionally approach emergency situations

• Act as a clinical role model

• Full time Permanent Position 76 hours per fortnight

• Provide patient and parent education


The Location

Located in the Gulf country region of Queensland in the north west outback of Australia with a population of 18,678. 1830km north west of Brisbane. The city is well serviced by national and international retail and restaurant chains and locally owned businesses with a friendly community.

This Mining town provides a true outback experience for anyone wanting to learn about the cities historic culture and mining history.


Essential Criteria

• Registered Nurses with current AHPRA registration

• While not mandatory a postgraduate qualification highly regarded

• Nurse Grade 7

• Immunisation evidence

• Strong communication skills

• Previous managerial and Pediatrics experience


About the Client

Our client is located in Queensland’s North West. This Paediatric Unit has 10 cots/beds, providing care for Children from Day 1 to Adolescence. The unit is able to provide care for neonates, infants and children with a large range of conditions including: Cardiac conditions, metabolic and endocrine conditions, ENT, orthopaedics, oncology etc.


About Nursing Jobs Australia

Nursing Jobs Australia is a nursing division within Skilled Medical Pty Ltd, a leader in international health and medical recruitment placement for short-term and permanent roles.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with 15 years of industry experience, and is an international medical recruitment agency that helps qualified medical professionals with their career in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices located in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist midwives like yourself with finding their next role within the healthcare industry.


To Apply

By clicking on 'Apply Now' you will register your interest to work. Once your application has been received, we will coordinate and support the whole recruitment process and ensure you are placed into an environment to match your skill set and assist you to develop your nursing career.

To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Julia Pascuzzi at [email protected] or call us on 1300 900 100.

Job Ad Reference 600048
ContactDorian Oberle - Rescruitment Consultant
0429 074 112