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Assistant Nursing Director - Patient Flow Metro North Mental Health

Assistants in Nursing
Contract Full Time
592 days ago

About the role
The purpose of this role is to provide and demonstrate accountability at an expert practice level for the provision and coordination of patient flow and care delivery from point of entry through to discharge from any of the MNMH sites. In collaboration with the MNMH leadership team the role will lead and support the service improvement agenda, engage with internal and external health care providers to plan and coordinate a complex set of interdependent resources required to facilitate the provision of high-quality patient care across the continuum of care.

The role will:

  • Provide contemporary operational, professional and strategic leadership for patient flow activities within MNMH.
  • Work strategically and operationally with each of the MNMH sites to lead consumer, family and carer orientated activities to support contemporary patient flow.
  • Be a central contact point of contact and escalation within MNH (including PACH) to support safe and timely patient flow activities across the MNMH sites.
  • To support MNMH in the development of patient flow data analytics to respond to the patient flow needs of the patient population.

About you
Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect - demonstrates interpersonal savvy, proactively develops relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, diffuses high tension effectively and delivers messages clearly while maintaining respect and effective interactions with diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Teamwork - role models collaborative behaviour and consistently uses a range of strategies to develop others. Fosters a team environment that values and supports differences while recognising the inherent value and contribution of individuals to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Compassion - anticipates consumer needs and fulfils the role of strategic partner in building sustainable relationships. Takes responsibility for own actions and readily reflects and articulates reasons related to feelings and views. Manages ambiguity effectively and adapts to change while remaining focused and composed when making decisions and addressing issues.
  • High Performance - cultivates innovation and takes decisive action to address change and foster resilience and creativity while mitigating unpredictable situations. Champions MNH vision and values while urging self and others to meet timeframes and optimal standards.
  • Integrity - assumes accountability for outcomes of others and works to establish effective performance standards while approaching issues with confidence and optimism using a sensitive humanistic approach. Distinguishes priorities and accurately analyses situations through solution focused strategies.

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) as a Registered Nurse. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to the commencement of employment.
Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:
Job ad reference number: MH459867
Close date: Friday, 16 December 2022
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
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Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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