Chief Operating Officer
- Outstanding executive position
- Deliver excellence in patient outcomes and care
- Create and lead a culture of innovation
Barwon Health seeks a dynamic and innovative senior Chief Operating Officer (COO) to take accountability for the breadth of the organisation’s operations including medical, surgical, maternity, aged care, palliative care and mental health.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the COO will develop and implement a strategic services plan to ensure high quality patient care and movement is achieved while meeting key service targets across multiple health services. With responsibility for the organisation and management of programs and resources, the COO will drive a culture of continuous improvement and future development.
The successful candidate will be an experienced and innovative leader ideally with a clinical background, coupled with the ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level within a complex organisation. Presenting with a collaborative and consultative leadership style, the ideal candidate will be action oriented and have demonstrated leadership, change management, negotiation and influencing skills. A natural ability to build broad and effective stakeholder relationships, while challenging the status quo, will ensure success in this critical role. Appropriate tertiary qualifications are required.
Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstances.
Available health services cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care.
Barwon Health serves a geographically dispersed population of over 500,000 in the Barwon South West Region, with a staff of 6,500 across 21 sites in the Greater Geelong area.
For more information visit: www.barwonhealth.org.au.
To apply – please use the reference BARcoo0118, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.