Position Details
Reference Number 35017
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Cardiac Cath Lab
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a highly motivated, experienced and suitably qualified nurse to join our leadership team where your contribution to excellence will be valued and recognised.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) is at the forefront of the provision of high quality patient care within the Labs, striving to achieve the highest standards in clinical practise, teaching and research.

As an ANUM you will work closely with the NUM to provide safe environment for staff and patients and a positive work culture and lead departmental quality improvements for the service.

Western Health has 3 Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories across both Footscray and Sunshine campuses, providing both acute and elective services including coronary diagnostic and intervention procedures, electrophysiology and pacing and one of the busiest 24/7 acute STEMI service provider in Melbourne.

The cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories are part of Western Health’s large Cardiology service supported by Coronary Care units and Cardiac diagnostic units at both sites. 

In collaboration with the Intensive care unit we will be the first in Victoria to introduce a specific cardiogenic shock programme including use of Impella mechanical support device commencing late 2019.

Skills & Experience

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Completed a post graduate qualification in critical care nursing or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Cardiac Cath Lab nursing
  • Passionate about patient care and achieving high quality clinical outcomes
  • Accountable and demonstrate strong, supportive and engaging leadership style
  • Previous management experience advantageous not essential


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Fiona Groen
Contact Number 0383451389
Contact Mobile Number 0409859650
Alternate Contact Person Heather Cutter
Alternate Contact Number 0383456849
Closing Date 22/01/2020
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