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Operations Director - Grampians Public Health Unit

Ballarat Health Services - Ballarat Central, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Operations Director Grampians Public Health Unit
Fixed 12 month – Full time
80 Hours per fortnight with ADO

Ballarat Health Services are currently accepting Expressions of Interest for the Operations Director Grampians Health Unit.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the establishment and design of the Grampians Public Health Unit (GPHU) based at Ballarat Health Services (BHS). GPHU is one of nine local public health units being established as part of a state-wide restructure of public health delivery in Victoria. As Operations Director GPHU, the position will direct all public health operations for the Grampians region as required by the Department of Health (DOH). It is anticipated that in time this position will direct the operational functions of new public health initiatives including and spanning epidemiological research, diseases prevention, population health strategies and interventions throughout the Grampians Cluster.

This position links tightly with the current COVID-19 medical, nursing and allied health service teams, the general Infectious Diseases service and BHS and regional Infection Prevention and Control practitioners

This is a senior leadership and management position and carries with it the professional responsibilities of team leadership and management, reporting, quality and governance, and engagement and teaching as well as administrative requirements. This role will ensure the management of the unit financial budgets, staffing requirements and activity targets.

Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical qualifications with current registration with AHPRA, where relevant, or eligible for membership of relevant professional association
  • Post-graduate qualifications in management or other relevant field (desirable).
  • Demonstrated clinical and management experience in health services as well as multi-disciplinary models of care.
  • Experience within a large, complex healthcare organisation

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams and individuals and address underperformance issues as they arise.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the policy & funding environment within which health and human services (Commonwealth and State Governments) operates.
  • Business Acumen: Using ones knowledge of economic, financial, market, and industry data/trends to understand and improve individual, work group, and/or organisational results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organisation’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and/or tactics.
  • Strategic Decision Making/Planning: Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goals or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish long-range goals or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Facilitating Change: Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; leading the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.

Personal Attributes

  • Adaptability
  • Leadership Disposition
  • Work Standards
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Driving for Results
  • Innovation

Interpersonal Skills

  • Building Strategic Working relationships
  • Communication
  • Negotiation

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online.

Ballarat Health Services provides a complex range of surgical, medical, obstetric, psychiatric, palliative care, rehabilitation and residential services. Ballarat is located approximately 75 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne and offers a wide range of recreational, sporting and social facilities for a population of over 100,000 people. A vibrant, progressive regional city, Ballarat is large enough to retain its own regional flavour but is within easy commuting distance to Melbourne or the Surf Coast.

For further information please contact Craig Wilding on 5320 8737

Ballarat Central, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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