Health Service Manager - Corrections

Health Service Manager - Corrections
  • $111,000 - $125,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AUS 3000
Job Ref: VAC-15891
Sector: Nursing
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 21 September 2022

Medacs are partnering with a Corrections Facility based in Melbourne seeking a Health Services Manager.

This role will see you working in a Female prison with a capacity of approx. 300.

Your duties will however be not limited to:

  • Overseeing of internal staff across Nursing, Medical (2 Doctors), Dentists, Primary Care, Allied Health, Mental Health and Admin staff etc.
  • You won't have dedicated clinical duties however you need to be comfortable with stepping into this if needs be
  • The Health Service Manager is responsible for the management of the primary healthcare services provided to prisoners.
  • You will oversees the operations of the Health Centre and is responsible for ensuring the Health Centre meets its contractual and compliance requirements and for fostering an environment of continuous quality improvement.
  • Ensuring appropriate education resources are available for staff and patients
  • Developing rosters, in consultation with staff, to ensure all shifts are filled with appropriately qualified staff
  • Identify areas of practice that need improvement and implement strategies including initiating changes to policies, procedures and protocols to improve practice
  • Ensuring the recruitment of suitably skilled and qualified staff
  • Manage the budget for the Health Centre

Necessary Criteria:

  • Registered General Nurse qualification
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • A minimum of five years post graduate experience
  • Recent nursing experience in an acute and/or primary healthcare setting
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing a team within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Previous experience working in a Correction Facility considered an advantage however not essential.

To Apply:

If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can contact Siobhan O'Toole on 02 4945 6208 for further information and a confidential discussion.

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Medacs Healthcare
19/10/2022 05:50:42
AUD 111000 125000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Siobhan O'Toole

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