1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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NURSE MANAGERS manage a hospital nursing care unit or other sub-unit of a hospital, nursing home or health care facility, or manage the work of nursing staff on a particular unit or shift.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • managing all nursing staff within the unit and providing professional leadership
  • interpreting policies and objectives of the nursing service as it applies to the unit, to staff and community groups
  • managing human and material resources for a group or unit including recruitment of staff, personnel management, preparation of budgets and fiscal management
  • participating in studies to evaluate the effectiveness of nursing services in the unit in relation to objectives, costs, and nursing care


This section contains the following subsection :
              2321-11 Nurse Manager

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