DON - Mental Health

DON - Mental Health

Job Title: DON - Mental Health
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Reference: 2684436
Job Published: November 26, 2020 14:31

Job Description

This is an opportunity to run a well-known and respected Hospital. Immerse yourself in a key management role within a healthcare provider known for inspiring the community.
About the role:
As the DON, you will be responsible for the general running of the hospital. Working alongside a well-established care team, your key daily activities will include; Hospital Licensing compliance, annual personal review and development process, staff cost and retention, agency staff ratios, surveys, length of stays and patient satisfaction surveys and compliments/ complaints.
This is a hugely exciting opportunity to be part of a growing organisation with room for development within. Our client prides themselves on high levels of service and care while maintaining a vibrant and enthusiastic team.
The perfect candidate will have the opportunity to be the Director of Nursing of a small facility in Sydney’s Inner West, offering comfortable accommodation in attractive and spacious single or two-bed rooms. As a key member of the Management team, you will be able to advise on best practise and support changes coming in from a management level.
About you:
  • Current registration as a registered nurse (no restrictions)
  • At least 5 years post basic or post graduate nursing experience in an acute mental health setting.
  • At least 2 years administrative experience in the position of or more senior than that of nursing unit manager in a hospital.
  • Experience working alongside clientele with a range of conditions
  • Knowledge of both inpatient care and day patient programs
  • Demonstrated leadership and consultative management style.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Desirable – Postgraduate qualifications in Management or equivalent.
What’s in it for you
  • Career development opportunities
  • Beautiful location and amenities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Salary Packaging available
  • Leadership of a fantastic Hospital with a stable workforce
  • A hugely supportive management team
Give us a call on 02 8459 8145 for more information.

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