Operations Director Surgery and Anaesthetics

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Applications close: 21/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 33714

Reference: 33714

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Join a dynamic, supportive and innovative team of leaders
• Growing organisation with recent expansion to Frankston Public Surgical Centre and a redevelopment underway of Frankston Hospital including a new operating suite and inpatient wards
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Operations Director Surgery and Anaesthetics is a key role within the operations management team of Peninsula Health and will be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient provision of high-quality health care services for the communities we serve. Reporting to the General Manager, the focus of the role includes accountability for the operational performance of all aspects of Surgery and Anaesthetics including budgets and output targets, facilitates sound corporate and clinical direction for the service line and is responsible for performance against key performance indicators. The Operations Director will provide strong leadership and day to day support and direction to ensure that the services, employees and resources are managed efficiently and effectively. The role will maintain effective partnerships with the General Manager, Clinical Directors, Operations Directors, Chief Medical Officer and Nursing executive and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure timely patient flow across the organisation.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Health Degree Qualification.
• Demonstrated track record and experience in Health Service Management at a senior level and within a large service industry organisation.
• Extensive operational experience in acute public health.
• Strong leadership skills
• Comprehensive understanding of complex hospital systems, including clinical and financial performance indicators.
• Ability to work as an effective member of a senior management team.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Operations Director Surgery and Anaesthetics

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Rebecca Daly - 0397881963
Jenny Abernethy - 0397881963

Operations Director Surgery and Anaesthetics