General Manager – Division of Critical Care and Emergency Services

Bundaberg, QLD |

Remuneration value from $202,844 - $210,415 per annum

  • The General Manager will report directly to the Executive Director Acute Hospital and Community Services and directly be accountable for the overall performance of the Division across the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS). This will include financial, activity waiting list and clinical governance related performance indicators as defined in the content of this job description.
  • The General Manager will manage a budget of approximately $120 million, directly be responsible for 400 staff across Wide Bay Hospitals (Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Maryborough) and be responsible for all clinical, operational, and human resource issues.

Skills and Experience:

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key attributes. Within the context of the responsibilities described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Performance outcome orientated with the ability to translate strategic plans concepts into achievable implementation and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking ability including the ability to plan contemporary health services and resolve complex organisational problems associated with competing demands and priorities within a growing health service.
  • Demonstrated innovative and visionary leadership in managing teams and major project initiatives.
  • Highly developed managerial proficiency, including the ability to apply financial, human and physical resource management and governance skills to ensure resources are optimally allocated in meeting defined goals.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven financial skills.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the capacity to positively influence others in a significant environment of organisational transformation and performance accountability.
  • Sound knowledge of contemporary human resource management at both a broad and specific level.
  • The role requires a successful track record in leading operational support services within a large and complex organisation, preferably in a healthcare setting, a strategic and comprehensive approach to planning and decision making, and the ability to manage a significant budget and a large and diverse workforce.

How to apply:

Please provide the following information to the panel to assess your suitability:

  • Your current CV or resume, including referees. You must seek approval prior to nominating a person as a referee. Referees should have a thorough knowledge of your work performance and conduct, and it is preferable to include your current/immediate past supervisor. By providing the names and contact details of your referee/s you consent for these people to be contacted by the selection panel. If you do not wish for a referee to be contacted, please indicate this on your resume and contact the selection panel chair to discuss.
  • A short statement (maximum 1–2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the key responsibilities and attributes noted in the ‘Are you the right person for the job?’ section.
  • Submit your application online at  by Monday, 25th February 2018.
Starting date: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Closing date: 
Monday, February 25, 2019
Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
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