Regional Project Coordinator - Planned Surgery Recovery & Reform Program (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 16/01/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/1692860

Reference: VG/1692860

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Public Health and Healthcare Partnerships are looking for a Project Coordinator to join the team. Location of this position is flexible and can be at your existing Regional Health service.

About the role;

If you thrive working in a positive, respectful and challenging workplace that is focussed on building strong partnership relationships, then this opportunity is for you.

The Planned Surgery Recovery & Reform Program is a state government initiative to improve patient access to planned surgery services. The program is aiming to implement innovative reforms that ultimately lead to improved patient outcomes.

As a Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Planned Surgery recovery and reform Program initiatives across the Barwon South West (BSW) region.

As part of this role, you will be supporting the work that is currently underway in patient optimisation, improving waitlist management and theatre efficiency, as well as other initiatives that are identified. Key to this role is a collaborative approach to engagement with key stakeholders to support in the success of the program initiatives.


Successful applicants would ideally be based at their existing/local health services, but will work across multiple regional health services in the region, both on site and virtually. 

About the culture;

We are a small, enthusiastic, energetic and focussed team who work cohesively together. We promote positive and respectful relationships, and strong g working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. We are focussed on enabling and supporting access to care for consumers and delivering health care through reformed models of care.

Selection Criteria;

Essential: Can you please list South West Healthcare's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of South West Healthcare's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Degree qualification in health or related field.
Essential: Knowledge of and existing relationships within BSW health service/s clinical teams OR Experienced health care professional with leadership experience working across departments, wards or units
Essential: Demonstrated effectiveness in a role which interacts with different levels of stakeholders
Essential: Excellent presentation, communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills, in order to engage with a wide variety of internal and external professionals at all organisational levels, and groups
Essential: Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, email and internet applications
Essential: Excellent organisational, prioritisation and documentation skills with attention to detail
Essential: Demonstrated ability to apply an innovative and creative approach to problem solving
Essential: Current Victorian Driver's Licence, reliable transportation, and a willingness to travel.
Desirable: Post graduate qualification in health, management or project management.
Desirable: Project management experience particularly managing inter project dependencies and resource demands
Desirable: Knowledge or experience in structured improvement and/or project management methodologies
Desirable: Experience in using, or supporting use of, virtual care technologies in the delivery of health care.
Desirable: Experience using clinical and administrative information system
Desirable: Previous experience as a team leader is advantageous
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet South West Healthcare's immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.

Contact Person: Dennis Baker

Contact Person Job Title: Planned Surgery Recovery & Reform Program Manager

Contact Number: 0431 012 774

Alternate contact person: Hannah McCartney

Alternative contact number: 5563 4026

To apply

Applications from current South West Healthcare employees only are to be submitted online via our intranet only or see above link and need to include: an application letter outlining your qualifications and experience, resume, together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 2 April 2023

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.


Regional Project Coordinator - Planned Surgery Recovery & Reform Program (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Dennis Baker | dennis.baker@barwonhealth.org.au

Regional Project Coordinator - Planned Surgery Recovery & Reform Program (As per advertisement)