Position Details


Reference Number 158741
Position Title Operating Services Manager
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Be a part of a multidisciplinary team striving for excellence.
  • Great location at the Geelong Hospital - central to Geelong's CBD.
  • Enjoy a role where you will be an active part of a health care team that shows leadership and embraces change.
  • Ongoing training and professional development within a supportive work environment.

About the facility 

Operating Services comprises of 10 operating theatres in the main complex and 2 theatres and an endoscopy room in the day procedure centre. We perform approximately 20,000 procedures per year across both areas.

Our mission is to ensure the right equipment and resource is available to the right patient at the right time in the right place. We are dedicated to improving access and patient flow to provide a sustainable service that ensures high quality and safe care. 

About the role 

The primary objective of the role is to provide leadership in the planning and delivery of a high quality service within the Operating Suite, whilst developing a professional and collaborative partnership in the overall management of the department.

About the culture

Our dedicated and experienced team pride themselves on providing high quality, patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Post Graduate experience in Operating Services
Desirable: Post Graduate qualifications in management
Desirable: Membership of an appropriate professional association
Essential: Ability to take a leadership role in strategic and daily issues
Essential: Proven ability to manage change
Essential: Demonstrated ability in the development of cohesive teams and sound knowledge in team functioning
Essential: Proven commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence-based approach to care
Essential: Demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Outlook (or other e-mail system) Word, Excel, and internet skills to enable communication
Essential: Understanding and commitment to health service Key Performance indicators
Contact Person Sue Brereton 
Contact Person Job Title Co-Director of Surgical & Critical Care 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1069 
Closing Date 22/04/2019
Position Description
File name 
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.