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Tasmanian Government

Nurse Unit Manager (518743)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Surgical Services

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Position details

Award/Classification:RNur and or RMid Grd 7b Yr 1
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location:Royal Hobart Hosp Liverpool St


The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Nurse Unit Manager vacancy at Royal Hobart Hospital.


$103,867 to $107,779 per annum in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2016


Registered Nurse Grade 7b


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent full-time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight.


Operating Theatre Suite


In the role of Nurse Unit Manager you will:

  • Provide leadership to Operating Theatre Suite at the Royal Hobart Hospital;
  • Ensure the efficient and effective provision of care, based on clinical standards and best practice principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework by coordinating the clinical, management, education and nursing research functions within the Operating Theatre Suite; and
  • Lead and manage the coordination of overall patient care and is responsible for managing the allocated human, material and financial resources for service delivery within the Operating Theatre Suite.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty
2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Holds or is working towards relevant post graduate qualifications

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download File 518743 Nurse Unit Manager G7b (May 2017) HPRNL BUTI.pdf

Download File 518743 Nurse Unit Manager G7b (May 2017) HPRNL BUTI.docx

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

For further information contact

Michelle Kent
A/Group Manager Surgical Services
Phone:  0418 315 193

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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents e.g. your current resume, response to the Selection Criteria, and/or a one page summary as requested in the job vacancy.