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Associate Unit Manager

THE ROYAL WOMEN'S HOSPITAL - Parkville, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Abortion & Contraception Service

  • Fixed Term 12 months
  • 38 Hours per week

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The Women’s is a tertiary referral centre for women with complex gynaecological needs, chronic pelvic pain, issues related to menopause, pelvic floor and other urogynaecological problems. The outpatient service accommodates a number of specialist clinics such as gynaecology, abortion and contraception, urogynaecology, menopause, vulva/dermatology, menopause symptoms after cancer clinics and chronic pelvic pain clinic and colonoscopy.

The Abortion and Contraception Service is a multidisciplinary service including nursing, medical and social work clinicians operating in a collaborative and mutually respectful environment. The facility also includes the Ambulatory Gynaecology Services which provides minor gynaecology procedures under local anaesthetic, as well as other satellite clinics for example, urodynamic investigation into bladder function, insertion of contraceptive intrauterine device clinics and outpatient cystoscopy are also delivered.

As a speciality service within the Women’s Health Clinics, the Abortion and Contraception Service provides care to women seeking an abortion and contraception and the unit is staffed by a team who are pro-choice. 

Your contribution

The Abortion and Contraception Service Associate Unit Manager will be responsible for the clinical and operational requirements and collaborative case management of clients attending the service. There will be a component of direct clinical care by the Associate Unit Manager in the provision of sexual health screening and assessment for clients. The successful applicant will have strong sexual and reproductive health knowledge and have excellent problem solving skills to be able to effectively and efficiently manage complex social and clinical situations.

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

    • As delegated by the Manager, provide the clinical and operational requirements for optimal functioning of the Abortion and Contraception Service in an organised and systemised manner
    • To deliver the technical, operational, data and administrative requirements of the Abortion and Contraception Service.
    • Allocation of patients in the Abortion and Contraception Service and the supervision and delegation of all enrolled nurses and other health care workers
    • Triaging complex referrals, evaluating post abortion and contraceptive complications, and managing overbookings
    • Initiate, organise and coordinate care and provide timely management for medical abortion service.

About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

    • Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
    • Relevant sexual health experience with commitment to evidenced based outcomes
    • Experience in the provision of sexual health care within a hospital or community setting
    • Experience in working with marginalised clients

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au 

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