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Position Details
Reference Number 400487
Position Title Operations Manager – The Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW)– Pathology Services
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 04/09/2020)
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Health Managers (State) Award, HSM3
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Under the direction Clinical Program Directors (CPDS) – Diagnostics Program, the incumbent works with the CHW Pathology Departments, related clinical departments and stakeholders to enable and implement the provision of reliable, patient focused, high quality, efficient, effective and sustainable services.


This position is Temporary Full Time up to 04/09/2020 and is classified as a Health Manager Level 3.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Selection Criteria 1.Tertiary level qualifications in a relevant field and/or relevant industry experience and existing knowledge of NSW Health system and relevant legislation.

2.Experience in development of business plans, quality improvement, benchmarking, process redesign, post implementation review and performance monitoring.

3.Conceptual and problem solving skills, ability to constructively challenge and improve processes, approaches and thinking. Proven ability to support the change management process through the evaluation of strategy, models of care, structure changes and performance and actively seek out improvements.

4.Demonstrated experience in providing services to internal and external stakeholders, engaging at all levels to achieve successful business outcomes through leadership, negotiation and development and management of professional relationships with multidisciplinary groups as well as work as part of a team.

5.Excellent oral, written communication, presentation skills and the ability to develop reports, brief, business cases, policies and procedures and support tools for service delivery and departments.

6.Experience in the management of planning, coordination and standardisation of processes, service improvement or changes, procurement, effective and efficient use of equipment and consumables, facilities and workflows to achieve outcomes.

7.Demonstrate effective planning and organising skills in a high volume work environment with the ability to deliver multiple outcomes, make complex judgements and take initiatives within delegated responsibilities within timeframes.

8.Demonstrated ability to manage and coordinate resources effectively and efficiently and provide advice to departments in workforce management and planning, recruitment, skills mix.
Contact Person Nicole Pearce
Contact Number 98453333
Closing Date 04/07/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view