Position Details
Reference Number 37039
Position Title Operations Manager, Adult Specialist clinics
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

The Adult Specialist Clinics at Western Health provide expert review and management for patients requiring consultation by specialist clinicians. The Specialist Clinic setting acts as a conduit for patients accessing services at Western Health and provides care and ongoing management and ensures referral and communication pathways are in place to optimize the patient journey. Service delivery is provided across the patient continuum of care by the Specialist Clinics Nursing, Referral Management and Patient Management Teams. Care is delivered across multiple sites of Western Health.

The objective of the Specialist Clinics coordinated team approach is to improve patient access and processes - In essence this equates to “right patient, right clinic and right timeframe’. 

Skills & Experience OR Essential Criteria

For details of skills and experience please see the position description.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees 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 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 and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Daniel Vandenberg
Contact Number 0431001512
Closing Date 03/02/2020
Position Description PD Operations Manager ASC Dec 2019.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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