Elective Surgery Project Manager

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 11/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 46224

Reference: 46224

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

The Elective Surgery Project Manager is a role for a professional facilitator who will provide leadership, project management and oversight in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Elective Surgery projects for Perioperative Services at Western Health

The role will be required to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and strategic partners within and external to Western Heath in order to optimise elective surgery access for patients.

The role will involve the following key components:

  • To implement pathways for appropriate referral of patients, communication and information sharing with private hospital partners.

  • Work on initiatives with the business and service improvement team to maximise our ability to provide timely access to elective surgery for our patients.

  • Engagement of clinicians from across Western Health to ensure they are involved and well informed of processes and pathways as they are developed as a result of improvement initiatives.

The Elective Surgery Project Manager will foster a culture of inclusiveness, flexibility, accountability and innovation. This role will work collaboratively between key stakeholders to implement projects and initiatives that support strategic, and patient focused elective surgery access for all patients.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Elective Surgery Project Manager

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Julia McKinnon - 0418142516
Ann Williams - 0421750202

Elective Surgery Project Manager