About the organisation
Colac Area Health is an integrated health service with an annual operating budget of almost $60 million and comprising of over 500 employees. It provides a comprehensive range of health services including: Acute Care; Aged Care; Community; Family and Allied Health Services. Servicing a range of communities comprising of 30 000 people, Colac Area Health is located in one of the most picturesque Victorian municipalities and is within a one-hour drive from Geelong. Colac offers country charm and an enviable rural lifestyle and has the Otway Ranges and the Great Ocean Road right on its doorsteps. They are currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified professional to undertake this important and challenging role.
About the role
The Executive Director of Community Health (EDCH) provides strategic leadership and operational management of the Community Health directorate and works closely with community members, Colac Area Health (CAH) colleagues, the Board and external partners to ensure optimal inpatient and outpatient service delivery to the CAH community. In this role, you will be responsible for leadership of the organisations’ processes and systems for the development of a responsive, innovative and strategic consumer experience at Colac Area Health. You will foster collaborative working relationships across the South West region (including related health service organisations and the Department of Health) to ensure services are coordinated, fiscally appropriate and prioritized to meet our consumer’s health needs.
To be considered for this role, you will hold tertiary level qualifications in an Allied Health or Nursing discipline and post-graduate qualifications in management, health administration, business or quality management (or similar), or substantial and current experience in a senior management role in the health and human services industry. You will have a thorough understanding of the public health industry, public hospital management and comprehensive knowledge of program funding streams and services. You will be a proven leader of Primary and Community Services programs and have experience in developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships and stakeholder relationships both internally and externally.
An attractive remuneration package is on offer to attract the highest calibre candidate for this exceptional career opportunity.
How to apply
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Please quote in application: Executive Director Community Health via Pro Bono Australia.
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Health_–_General, #Mental_Health