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Chief Operating Officer

Apply now Job no: 706894
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Northern
Categories: Executive

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Chief Operating Officer
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $167,239 to $257,291 per annum (SAES, Level 1), for a period of three (3) years

Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides a range of acute and sub-acute services for people of all ages living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide. The service also provides a number of statewide services and services to those in regional areas. The northern area of Adelaide is currently the highest population growth area in South Australia. More than 5,100 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services.

NALHN are now seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to drive organisational performance, with a strong focus on service planning, system design, connectivity, and continuous improvement to deliver the highest standards of safe, quality care. The role is responsible for the overall management and performance of health services in supporting the delivery of NALHNā€™s vision, including managing activity volumes within agreed parameters and approved budget, leading clinical reform priorities, including outpatient and length of stay outcomes, and key performance indicators related to service programs.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and having line responsibility for the clinical divisions and corporate services of the organisation, the COO is responsible for leading pro-active service planning, capacity planning and management, effective corporate and clinical governance, and high levels of clinical engagement to foster consumer centred and integrated care.

A highly accomplished leader in your own right with a commitment to innovation, service improvement and ensuring the highest standards of patient centred care, you will contribute significantly to the ongoing excellence of service provision at NALHN. You will have a track record of exceptional leadership and management capabilities with demonstrated high achievement at an executive level in a large health service.

We invite qualified candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)401 122 301 or via email for a confidential discussion.

To access the Candidate Information Pack, visit

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 706894

Download File 706894 Chief Operating Officer - LMH - Job Pack.pdf

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