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Nurse Unit Manager


Explore Outback Queensland, with Central West Health

Are you looking for an adventure?

Are you passionate about healthcare?

Have you ever considered trading the commute for the tranquillity of riverbanks and outback sunsets?

We are looking for a permanent Nurse Unit Manager to join our team at the Blackall Hospital.

Make a lifestyle change and experience the unique and unforgettable landscape of outback Queensland.

You might come for the attractive remuneration package, but you will stay for the sense of community.


Seek change today…..apply now!

Patient Centred Care

for our Central West communities

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 7
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CW2E421646
Closing date 17-Jul-2022
Job duration
Contact person Jodie Thompson
Contact details 07 4650 7700
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People-centred care | Quality and safety | Integrity and accountability | Investment in staff | Innovation and change

What's involved - The Nurse Unit manager is a senior level clinical manager, accountable at an advanced practice level for the coordination of clinical practice, nursing leadership and the provision of human and material resources within Blackall Hospital. The Nurse Unit manager provides leadership and direction to other nursing staff and is responsible for implementing plans related to safe, consumer focussed clinical care, professional development of staff and financial accountability.

As an employee at Central West Health, your valuable contribution will be well remunerated with a competitive permanent full-time package of up to $147,400 p.a. Your benefits include generous employer superannuation contributions, salary packaging to increase your take home pay, accommodation assistance, professional development leave, career development opportunities plus more.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B and pertussis during their employment.

About Central West Hospital and Health Service - We are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services to communities across a vast region to 23 per cent of Queensland. As a rural and remote hospital and health service, Central West HHS provides a range of community, primary and hospital-based services and has formed strong partnerships with other service providers to collectively support the holistic care to the people of the Central West.

Central West Queensland is a vibrant regional centre with a range of services and great social, fitness and retail opportunities all in close proximity. The outback offers a quiet and relaxed lifestyle, ideal for those who want to be a part of a close-knit, friendly, and inclusive community. The perfect location to relax, unwind and enjoy life's simple pleasures. Visit FarOut! ( for more insight.

How to apply - Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs website. Include a completed vaccine preventable disease form and evidence of immunity and vaccinations and relevant qualifications with your application. For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description. *Third party applications will not be accepted.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

It is recommended that you download the Role Description for future reference. If you have difficulty viewing the role description, contact Central West Recruitment (07) 4650 4017. Microsoft Word or PDF files are supported. Files – max: 2MB each.


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