Bed Manager, St Vincent's Sydney Hospital

Full Time
Sydney NSW
Posted Today
Job description

Position Title: Bed Manager
Employment Type: Permanent / Full Time
Hours per week: 38 hours
Position Grade: Nursing Unit Manager (Level 2)
Salary: $121,195.16
Enterprise Agreement : The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Nurses Enterprise Agreement 2017
Department Name: Patient Flow

Position Summary:
A vacancy exists in the Patient Flow team for a highly motivated Registered Nurse / Nursing Unit Manager with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care.
The Bed Manager is responsible for the day to day co-ordination of Patient Flow. They are responsible for the facilitation of patient placement, bed prioritisation and bed availability. The Bed Manager co-ordinates the patient flow through liaison with all health care disciplines for the provision of services to meet patient needs and the timely flow of patients / clients through the system. The Bed Manager ensures the implementation of hospital/health network policy and procedure; the dissemination of information and ensure a safe environment for staff and patients.
This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020 _017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

What we offer:

  • Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
  • Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
  • Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
  • Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life balance

Application Instructions:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.


  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries
  • Currently registered as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
  • Recognised post graduate tertiary qualification in a clinical speciality or management (or willingness to undertake same within 12 months) or equivalent relevant experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical governance and current nursing issues, including issues that impact the provision of care across the hospital and NSW Health landscape.
  • Ability to deliver, evidenced based, patient centred care within a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience in quality improvement principles, clinical policy and procedure development and implementation
  • Computer literacy in MS Word/Excel, Email and an electronic medical record / referral system
  • Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in their daily practice.

An example on how to address and upload selection criteria is provided in the attachment below in order to assist you with completing your application.

Please ensure you review the instructions on how to upload this document as applicants that do not address the selection criteria may have their application automatically culled.

Applications close 07/09/2022

To apply please click here

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