Hand picking the best talent from around the world.

Chief Operating Officer (H22_3971)

  • Experienced Executive with Proven Track Record in supporting improved healthcare and leading transformational change in a large and complex organisation
  • Lead and Promote Values Based, Culturally Safe, Person-Centred Healthcare while driving practical and strategic and innovation business models and solutions
  • Enable Excellence in the provision of Healthcare Services through fostering cohesive and contemporary services for the communities within Metro North Health

Metro North Health’s passion for people is reflected in the way we do our work and live our values every day. We value and nurture our team members so they can provide quality value-based care to our patients across our diverse organisation. Our focus on Value Based Healthcare means we expect our staff to deliver the care the patient needs, no more and no less, to achieve the best quality of life for our community. This passion fuels our collaborative culture of innovation and research.

We embrace the diversity of local and greater communities as we provide services to people throughout Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory, in all major health specialties including medicine, surgery, mental health, cancer care, trauma, women’s and newborn care, and more than 30 sub-specialties. Metro North Health services include rural, regional and tertiary hospitals, and community and oral health services.

The Chief Operations Officer provides effective executive leadership, direction, and strategy to the leads of all Metro North Health (MNH) clinical and operational services to optimise the provision of quality health care and continuously improve clinical and business outcomes. It is responsible to lead clinical engagement across streams and professional groups to facilitate best practice and the sharing of innovative solutions across facilities and service lines.

MNH is seeking applications from Executive Leaders to fill the role of Chief Operating Officer. The successful applicant will become a member of the MNH Executive Team and will provide direct advice to the Chief Executive in accordance with MNH’s vision, purpose, values and objectives as outlined in strategic and operational plans.

MNH is an independent statutory body that services a population of about 900,000 and focuses on collaboration with healthcare partners and invests in systems, engagement and culture, that connects them to people and services, from north of the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy. A budget of over $3B, MNH is the

largest public health service in Queensland and employs a highly committed team of more than 22,000 staff. The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for an operating budget of $2.9B with a total FTE of 16,184 across 8 facilities and services.

The ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following values within the context of the “Key Accountabilities”. The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork – collaborates effectively, develops talent, values difference and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion – is patient / client focused, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients
  • High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North Health’s vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard

The Application Process:

For a confidential discussion and to learn more about this exciting opportunity please contact:

Sarah Buckler PSM

(M) +61 (0)429 486 740 (E) sbuckler@hardygroupintl.com

Applications Close: 18/05/2022