11 Jan 2017

Full-Time General Manager, The Lower Hunter Sector

Hunter New England Local Health District – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Hunter New England Local Health District require a “General Manager, The Lower Hunter Sector” in Hunter Valley NSW:

The primary objective of the position is to provide leadership and management in the overall planning, development, and deployment of services within The Lower Hunter Sector.

The General Manager is accountable for the planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and operational management of health services for the Maitland and Kurri Kurri Hospitals and for ensuring efficient, effective and timely services and practices are provided to the region on behalf of the Local Health District.

Are you looking for an opportunity to flex your outstanding leadership and management skills in a health care environment that is changing? Join us and take responsibility for the planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and operational management of our hospitals and health services across the Lower Hunter Sector.

This pivotal role provides an exciting opportunity for a General Manager, with previous experience of managing a public hospital or health service (or division of), to lead a committed team across a major rural referral hospital, community health services, and hospitals.

The General Manager holds overall responsibility and accountability for the operational Management of The Lower Hunter Sector (Maitland, Kurri Kurri, Cessnock, Dungog Hospitals and East Maitland Community Health) and for providing leadership and direction to ensure services are delivered consistently to every patient every time.

You will be an individual who is motivated and thrives on the ability to demonstrate responsibility and accountability for excellent service provision across your portfolio. You will possess exceptional communication skills with the ability to engage with and influence at all levels and across all functions within the organisation, and to connect and develop local community partnerships. You’ll also demonstrate strong clinical engagement skills, with a natural ability to build strong and successful relationships with the medical community.

Don’t miss this exceptional and timely opportunity to help lead a highly regarded organisation on its next stage of development. Apply now. Applications close soon.

Enquiries can be made in confidence to Karen Kelly, Executive Director, Greater Metropolitan Health Services. Email Karen.kelly@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone office: (02) 49 214808 or mobile: 0438 616 397.

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Selection Criteria

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Selection Criteria Tertiary qualifications in health administration, business, or related degree with a health related focus and/or relevant equivalent extensive senior management experience. Extensive experience in executive level management of health services with a significant background in health service administration including development and change management at a senior level. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills applied in consulting, negotiating, and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, including the community. Proven understanding of financial management, human resources, clinical governance principles, and Australian Health Care systems and regulations. Demonstrated ability to actively seek out improvements to service delivery, initiate and manage change, negotiate with and gain support from key stakeholders across the organisation in implementing changes to service delivery. Effective leadership skills and the ability to develop, direct, and lead a committed team to achieve organisational objectives. Demonstrated high level written communication skills with the capacity to produce comprehensive reports, plans, and briefings. Eligibility to drive in NSW.

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