General Manager

Executive/Management Roles 9 Jul. 2019

Employ­ment Type: Per­ma­nent Full Time
Posi­tion Clas­si­fi­ca­tion: Health Man­ag­er Lev­el 6
Remu­ner­a­tion: $160,748 — $175,866 per annum. 
Hours Per Week: 40
Req­ui­si­tion ID: REQ 117013

Appli­ca­tions Close: 28 July 2019

Gen­er­al Man­ag­er – Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hospital 

Are you a high­ly capa­ble and expe­ri­enced Gen­er­al Man­ag­er (GM) with a pas­sion­ate resolve to shape the direc­tion of a Base Hos­pi­tal, dur­ing an excit­ing rede­vel­op­ment phase? 

Report­ing to the Direc­tor Clin­i­cal Oper­a­tions, Sec­tor Two and as a key mem­ber of MLHD’s senior lead­er­ship team, you will be respon­si­ble for the deliv­ery of a com­plex range of clin­i­cal ser­vices at Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hos­pi­tal (WWBH).

As an ener­getic and inspir­ing leader, you will thrive work­ing close­ly with an array of inter­nal and exter­nal com­mu­ni­ty and gov­ern­ment stake­hold­ers; with an excep­tion­al abil­i­ty to bring peo­ple togeth­er on the jour­ney work­ing effec­tive­ly and in col­lab­o­ra­tion with our com­mu­ni­ties is piv­otal to your suc­cess and impor­tant­ly, the sus­tain­abil­i­ty of Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hospital.

If you are a strate­gic leader seek­ing a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to plan and deliv­er a rede­vel­op­ment project of sig­nif­i­cant mag­ni­tude and would like to con­tribute to a last­ing lega­cy for the peo­ple of Wag­ga Wag­ga, then this is the role for you!

About Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hospital

Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hos­pi­tal (WWBH) is one of the busiest rur­al hos­pi­tals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emer­gency pre­sen­ta­tions, 1,100 births and approx­i­mate­ly 11,000 oper­a­tions annually.

A sig­nif­i­cant three stage re-build of WWBH is well under­way, with the third and final stage of the rede­vel­op­ment, a six-storey Ambu­la­to­ry Care Build­ing, com­menc­ing in 2018. Con­struc­tion is due to be com­plet­ed late 2020 with oper­a­tional com­mis­sion­ing in 2021.

Stages 1 and 2 com­plet­ed in 2017, deliv­ered a new 50-bed Men­tal Health Build­ing and a 7‑storey Acute Ser­vices Build­ing. Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hos­pi­tal includes an emer­gency depart­ment, oper­at­ing the­atres, women’s and children’s inpa­tient unit, inten­sive care and high depen­den­cy unit, angiog­ra­phy suites, addi­tion­al inpa­tient beds and a rooftop heli­pad. Spe­cial­ties include car­dio­vas­cu­lar, gas­troen­terol­o­gy, renal med­i­cine, obstet­rics, orthopaedics, psy­chi­a­try and paediatrics.

In total, the NSW Gov­ern­ment is invest­ing $431 mil­lion in the devel­op­ment of Wag­ga Wag­ga Health Ser­vice. It rep­re­sents one of the largest health rede­vel­op­ment in the state.

Fur­ther infor­ma­tion about the WWHS Rede­vel­op­ment is avail­able here.

What are we look­ing for?

  • Ter­tiary qual­i­fi­ca­tions in Health Man­age­ment and/​or demon­strat­ed equiv­a­lent knowl­edge, expe­ri­ence and training
  • Demon­strat­ed record of oper­a­tional man­age­ment at a senior lev­el with­in the health sec­tor and an under­stand­ing of the health sys­tem clin­i­cal gov­er­nance processes
  • Demon­strat­ed expe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing bud­get, includ­ing episode fund­ing, man­age­ment of activ­i­ty and cost of busi­ness oper­a­tions in a com­plex environment
  • Capa­bil­i­ty to lead change, new mod­els of care and cre­ate and envi­ron­ment for inno­va­tion and excellence 

For a more com­pre­hen­sive account of the role please view the Posi­tion Descrip­tion. (Details below)

What can we offer?

  • A career defin­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty to lead and direct clin­i­cal ser­vice deliv­ery and all mat­ters relat­ing to the admin­is­tra­tion and oper­a­tion of Wag­ga Wag­ga Base Hospital 
  • Com­pet­i­tive remu­ner­a­tion and salary pack­ag­ing pro­vi­sions: range $160,748 — $175,866
  • An oppor­tu­ni­ty to build and inspire an exec­u­tive team charged with deliv­er­ing sus­tain­able future growth 
  • A relo­ca­tion pack­age may be nego­ti­at­ed for the right candidate

About the great com­mu­ni­ty of Wag­ga Wagga!

Known as the hub of the Rive­ri­na, Wag­ga Wag­ga has recent­ly been recog­nised as one of the top fam­i­ly friend­ly’ cities in Aus­tralia; boast­ing a rich range of cul­tur­al expe­ri­ences, a strong sport­ing cul­ture and a wide selec­tion of schools and edu­ca­tion options for families. 

With an urban pop­u­la­tion over 60,000 peo­ple, Wag­ga Wag­ga is NSW’s largest inland city and offers a myr­i­ad of activ­i­ties to enjoy, includ­ing a won­der­ful selec­tion of restau­rants, cafes, mar­kets and winer­ies, gal­leries and museums. 

To learn more about life in Wag­ga Wag­ga please vis­it: https://​vis​it​wag​ga​.com/

Learn more

To find out more con­tact MLHD Chief Exec­u­tive, Jill Lud­ford on 0429 366 961 or via email Jill.​Ludford@​health.​nsw.​gov.​au for a con­fi­den­tial discussion. 

To apply vis­it https://​jobs​.health​.nsw​.gov​.au... and enter REQ 117013.

Appli­ca­tions close 28 July 2019

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