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Reference Number 74680
Position Title Project Manager - Planned Surgical Reform
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Admin Officers [10]
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Project Manager Planned Surgery Reform

  • Provide support to other projects as directed by the General Manager Surgical Services
  • A critical leadership role with The Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Full Time Fixed Term role until April 2025

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has 16 theatres and 3 day procedure units utilised for both planned and emergency surgery. Ensuring these facilities are maximised and efficient will lead to the delivery of optimal performance.  Associated with the impacts of COVID 19, the planned surgery waitlist has significantly increased and the Royal Melbourne Hospital will be undertaking a number of initiatives to assist with the reform of planned surgery. These initiatives are aimed at improving the referral and waitlist management practices, strengthening non-surgical programs and pathways, reducing length of stay and readmissions rates for surgical patients and optimising our total theatre capacity.

Your new role:

  • Leading and implementing planned surgery reform
  • Lead the RMH Surgical Delivery and Innovation team and oversee the Surgical
  • Utilise quality improvement and project management methodology to achieve substantial and sustainable change.
  • Oversee and monitor the performance of the planned surgery reform projects
  • Coordinate and facilitate agile and effective decision making
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Surgery and Surgical Heads of Unit to implement the Department of Health Planned Surgery Reform Blueprint.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in either health, business or management.
  • At least 3 years' experience in  a senior operational or project leadership role within a large health service.
  • Demonstrated experience of managing change in a complex environment.
  • Excellent communication skills including well-developed writing skills and an ability to promptly prepare relevant documentation, presentations and reports.

Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.
Interested? Apply now! Interviews will commence as soon as suitable applicants are received.

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualifications in a clinical area relevant to a tertiary hospital
Essential: At least three years experience in a senior operational role or project leadership role in a large health service.
Essential: Demonstrated experience of managing change in a complex environment
Essential: Post-graduate qualifications in heath, business or management
Contact Person Sandra Gates
Contact Number 0405224298
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Marsic
Alternate Contact Number 0428544966
Closing Date 09/03/2024
Position Description
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