Career - Nursing Manager

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Nursing Managers will lead, direct and coordinate care in the ward or unit and will manage nursing staff within the unit and provide professional leadership and will update knowledge of contemporary nursing or midwifery practices. They will promote standards of practice for all nursing and midwifery staff that meet those of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). They will interpret policies and objectives of the nursing service as it applies to the unit or staff and will manage recruitment of staff. They will participate in studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing services in relation to objectives, costs and the standard of nursing care and will interpret industrial awards and other regulations concerning staff employment contracts. They will prepare annual funding estimates, forecasting the demand for services and allocating budgets and promote the importance of quality processes to the improvement of patient care and service delivery and also the working relationships with community agencies. They will liaise with medical and nursing staff and will empower staff to make sound clinical decisions.
Avg Salary
Australia  $117,967 AUD
United Kingdom  £48,720 GBP
United States of America  $83,358 USD
New Zealand  $89,560 NZD
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