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Director of Nursing


Do your life’s best work!

Here at Genesis Care, we have a very exciting position for a Director of Nursing to step into. This will be based in Sydney on a 12-month, full-time, maximum term contract. You’ll be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the nursing team and for the development, implementation and documentation of evidence based best nursing practice for patients and their carer’s.

The purpose of this position is to have a strategic oversight of nursing services across both State and National initiatives. Facilitate the provision of nursing care according to the National Safety and Quality standards (NSQHS).

What you’ll do:

  • Provide overall nursing leadership and direction to nursing staff at GenesisCare
  • Liaise professionally with clinical and management teams at GenesisCare regarding nursing matters
  • Actively participate in and lead the design of nursing services at GenesisCare
  • Support accountability and communication structures within the Clinical areas of GenesisCare and the wider organisation
  • Use benchmarking to evaluate ongoing nursing performance across GenesisCare
  • Drive changes in nursing policy, procedures in alignment with National standards and clinical governance & service direction
  • Progress the development of Performance Development Plans (PDP) and ensure that a program for professional growth is sustained in all nursing areas at GenesisCare, in consultation with line managers (e.g. Centre Leaders/Nurse Unit Managers)
  • Support access to education programs, resources and professional development activities for nursing are maintained at a high standard. Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure up-to-date information is available to provide a service to patients regarding specific consumer health information

Reporting & Information Management:

  • Contribute to nursing budgets allocated and assist where appropriate with financial performance in line with the requirements of GenesisCare
  • Collaborate and liaise with Centre Leaders and Operations Manager to manage FTE and rostering systems to achieve FTE performance targets to meet clinical needs
  • Collaborate with QSM and support quality initiatives across the health services
  • As relevant liaise with representatives of Industrial Associations such as the Australian Nursing Federation through appropriate Staff Consultative Committees, as well as on a need’s basis for individual staff

Who you are:

  • Registered Nurse with a current practicing certificate issued by AHPRA with at least seven years of recent nursing experience
  • An undergraduate nursing degree from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Demonstrated successful experience at senior management level with a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Proven track record in meeting service targets and key deliverables
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an organisational change process within a large health service
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, consult and negotiate effectively with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated skills in formulating new approaches and developing comprehensive implementation and improvement strategies for nursing services
  • Practices in accordance with all legislation affecting professional nursing practice
  • Participates in self-evaluation and performance management in accordance with company guidelines
  • Proficiency with computer software and proven ability to write reports
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to effectively advocate through collaborative communication
  • Demonstrated ability to influence at a high level for beneficial business outcomes
  • Demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence and resilience
  • Demonstrated ability to be adaptable in high pressure situations
  • You’ll be required to travel to our clinics within Sydney, including our Maitland and Newcastle clinics

Other desirable attributes for this role:

  • Post graduate qualification in oncology or evidence of advanced clinical practice in oncology nursing
  • Post Graduate qualification in health-related business management
  • Membership of relevant professional body/special interest group e.g. CNSA

What’s in it for you:

  • Internal career development opportunities globally
  • Access to a range of benefits such as paid parental leave, Bupa discount, salary sacrificing and more
  • An organisation that lives and breathe their key values
  • The opportunity to work for one of the most influential healthcare providers
  • Opportunity to work within our brand new integrated clinics with the latest cutting edge technology

Who we are:

We are 5500+ highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain, China and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, heart disease and sleep disease.

Global care

Across the world, we have more than 440+ centres to help us bring the right care to our patients. For radiation therapy, that includes 14 centres in the UK, 21 in Spain, 36 in Australia and 300 in the U.S. We also offer cardiology and sleep services at more than 80 locations across Australia. Every year our team sees more than 400,000 people globally.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do—whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build culture of ‘care’ that is patient focused and performance driven. Our people promise is “do your life’s best work, by always growing, having a profound human impact and making great things happen together.” If you’d like to make a difference, join us at GenesisCare.

In line with the Public Health Order, all GenesisCare employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. To be eligible for consideration to perform work for GenesisCare, all recruits must provide evidence against COVID-19 and comply with the requirements of the Public Health Order prior to appointment.

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Registered NurseGenesisCare
Location Sydney
Job Reference Number R0011528
Classification Registered Nurse
Job Type Permanent/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 08-03-2022

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