Saturday, 5 March 2016

JRS International Search Partners,Associate Director of Nursing Jobs in Australia

Perioperative & Procedural Services (Private)

  • Be part of the Executive Team and work in a dynamic, energetic & supportive culture
  • Located in the beautiful city of Adelaide
  • Strategic role to support ongoing development & growth
  • Excellent remuneration package 
With a 24-hour Emergency Department, state of the art cardiac services and a wide range of on-site medical, surgical and allied health services, this private hospital has nearly 80 years' experience providing healthcare to the local and wider rural community, and is the fastest gr
owing private hospital in South Australia. Major plans are underway for ongoing development of the hospital and its services, including a superb new comprehensive Cancer Centre and a large professional medical consulting centre.  Currently comprising of just over 200 beds, with plans to take the hospital to 220 beds in the very near future.
Reporting directly to the Hospital's Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, the ADON - Perioperative & Procedural Services is required to provide strategic direction, clinical leadership and operational management of multiple operating theatres, day surgeries, theatre recovery, CSSD and their ultra-modern and highly impressive hybrid theatre. 
This is a key position for the hospital, as the ADON will be relied on for substantial strategic and commercial input when attending Medical Advisory Committee meetings, and as a member of their Private Executive team.
Ensuring efficient theatre utilisation will be a key focus of the role, in particular, with KPI's involving staff rostering, recruitment and retention, staff development and meeting quality clinical indicators.
Key stakeholder relationship management of  VMO's is a high priority for this role, in particular with respect to theatre allocations, scheduling, utilisation efficiency, and higher acuity services particularly neurosurgery, the hybrid theatre and other advances in technology that impact the nursing staff requirements.
The ADON – Perioperative & Procedural Services also works closely with the VMO Relationship Manager and Clinical Commercial Manager to ensure that the business operates in conjunction with the strategic and commercial goals of the business.
Requirements of the role:
  • Registered Nurse currently registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Extensive post registration clinical experience
  • Appropriate post-graduate management qualifications or equivalent, or working towards same
  • Minimum 10 years' theatre and /or ED nursing
  • Well-developed clinical competency in theatre with at least 5 years' experience in theatre supervisory or management roles
What we are ideally looking for:
  • A caring, engaging and fun personality who leads from the front in a supportive manner
  • Calm and organised work approach with quick decision making skills to ensure VMO and patient services are met
  • Commitment to customer service and quality improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to actively learn new technologies and theatre processes, and able to impart this knowledge to staff
  • Experience in staff recruitment and retention strategies and implementation
  • Help others to be their best by using your expert knowledge to influence others in order to implement a harmonious work environment and productivity efficiencies
  • Demonstrated ability in initiating and supporting change and innovation in nursing within the context of a complex health care environment
  • Proven knowledge, skills and experience in the promotion of high standards of clinical care
  • A high level interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to facilitate change in management and practice
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement quality improvement and risk management strategies to improve organisational performance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
This is one of the most exciting senior level nursing opportunities in South Australia.  If this sounds like the role and challenge you have been looking for, please send your CV in confidence to or, for a confidential chat, please phone Clare Gilbert on Sydney:  02) 9291 4200.

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