Position Details


Reference Number 171951
Position Title Elective Surgery Reform Project Lead
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Strategy Planning & Partnerships
Location All Sites
Salary $126,594.00 to $153,970.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Great opportunity to improve elective surgery access for the region
  • Work with a range of services across Barwon Health
  • Temporary Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (until 28/10/2022)

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

About the role 

The Elective Surgery Reform Project is a Barwon South West Health Services partnership opportunity to improve elective surgery performance across the region. Working closely with surgical leads from across the region you will develop and promote initiatives that improve access for regional patients.

About the culture

We are a dynamic progressive multidisciplinary workplace. We are focused on being a positive, proactive patient focused team.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

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: Current registration with AHPRA (if required for chosen discipline)
Essential: Post graduate qualifications related to health &/or leadership
Essential: Experience in leading ‘Theatre/Surgical’ like services in a health setting
Essential: Management experience at department level
Essential: Change management experience
Contact Person Alice King 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0438 559 289 
Contact Email alking@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 22/10/2021
Position Description
File name 
PD_Elective Surgery Reform Project Lead_October 2021.docx Open
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.