Regional Head Nurse – Brisbane North Job at Greencross Vets – Brisbane QLD

Company Description

Are you looking to step up into a managerial position? We are after a Vet Nurse who is passionate about training and mentorship – you’ll be a strong patient advocate and able to maintain high levels of care, identify training gaps in clinics and then roll out the solutions!

About the Role

Reporting to the Regional Clinical Director and in consultation with the Area Managers, you will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of strategic planning as it relates to clinical training, education, clinical performance, and specific recruitment for our dedicated nursing teams across the Brisbane North GP network. This role will provide the ability to coach and mentor at a peer group level, resulting in a lift in standards, patient care, capability and in turn client satisfaction and business performance.

This role offers part-time hours for an initial 6-month contract with the potential for a permanent position thereafter

This role can be combined with a clinical nursing position to enable full-time hours

Your role and responsibilities will include but are not limited to

Work with clinics and individual nurses to provide clinical training

Addressing clinical standards of care and assisting the clinic wherever possible in increasing nurse capability and improving the nature and quality of client & patient interactions

Provide regional mentorship to nurses needing assistance with clinical standards

Positively influence clinical outcomes aligned with strategic initiatives relating to nurse clinical care

In collaboration with the Area Manager & Regional Clinical Director, constructing a training action plan where skills gaps have been identified in clinic teams

Prepare and deliver training at Team Leader Meetings and Nurse training seminars

Oversee student placements and internships for the region

Assist Regional Clinical Director & Area Manager to identify relevant training and leverage L&D team to develop content

Assisting in interviewing, and induction of Head Nurse positions and providing assistance with other recruitment opportunities

Collaborate with industry stakeholders to create opportunities and strengthen pipeline

Collaborate with Area Manager & Regional Clinical Director to improve retention of Clinical nursing team members

Assist the Regional Clinical Director and operations team with upholding and adherence to the Greencross Standard of Care through education, training and mentoring of individuals and wider teams

About Your Skills and Abilities

Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing or above and current Radiation License

High level knowledge and skill of professional veterinary nursing principles, practices, concepts and procedures

Has worked in a companion animal setting for a minimum of 3 years

Proven strong focus on continuing education and training

Ability to provide training and education to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of the clinic teams

Knowledge of relevant educational content and appropriate methods of delivery and the ability to develop and facilitate relevant and effective education for adult learners

Knowledge of a variety of educational options such as academic education, experiential learning, consultation, teaching others, professional reading, distance learning, research and self-directed activities

Excellent leadership and team building skills

Strong interpersonal skills to inspire patience, flexibility, creativity and perseverance in others

Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Ability in Microsoft Office including – Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

About the Company

Company: Greencross Vets –

Company Location:  Brisbane QLD

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