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Chief Operating Officer

ACT Government - Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
Applications are sought for the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for a period of 9 to 12 months with the possibility of extension up to two years.

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a critical leadership role with responsibility for ensuring efficient and patient centred delivery of health services across Canberra Health Services. The incumbent provides leadership in the co-ordination of day-to-day health service operations and development and implementation of clinical quality and patient safety outcomes.

The COO plays a pivotal role in championing an exciting transformational agenda which brings exceptional and innovative health outcomes to our diverse and dispersed community and sets new standards and models of healthcare in Australia.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the COO is expected to drive access and performance through leading timely care strategies and high-level patient flow co-ordination.

Leading a motivated team, the COO is expected to achieve exceptional outcomes for patients, whilst delivering safe and cost-effective services, using innovative solutions in collaboration with a range of service providers, staff, and consumers.

It is expected that the COO will have a unique understanding of the responsibilities and accountabilities of this role, being able to work in a collaborative manner across a range of areas. The incumbent will need to provide outstanding leadership, communicate professionally and work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy both individually and as the lead of a highly skilled team.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $374,074 - $389,348 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $305,472.

Note: This is a temporary opportunity for 9 to 12 months with the possibility of extension up to two years.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to submit an application outlining relevant skills and experience against the Executive Capabilities, as well as a current curriculum vitae and the name and contact details of two referees.

Contact Officer: For further information on the position, please contact Bernadette McDonald, Chief Executive Officer on
(02) 5124 4700 or bernadette.mcdonald@act.gov.au.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary opportunity for 9 to 12 months with the possibility of extension up to two years.

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Canberra, ACT

Government, Defence & Emergency


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