October 2020

EOI – Deputy General Manager (Westmead)


Health Manager Level 6

Temporary Full Time

Up to 12 months

Westmead Hospital



This Expression of Interest is open to current casual, temporary and permanent staff of WSLHD.


Position Summary:

This position will lead, guide and manage the portfolio of safe and timely access to care across Westmead Hospital and implement high levels of clinical expertise in order to provide high quality care to patients of Westmead Hospital consistent with NSW Health and WSLHD policies, procedures and standards. This position is a member of the Westmead Hospital Executive Team and is required to lead and manage the development, and implementation of strategies, plans, systems and procedures to minimise risk exposure, improve organisational performance and ensure compliance with statutory, industrial requirements and Government policy. This position will cover the General Managers role during period of leave and is responsible for the management and oversight of several medical and non-medical departments.



Selection Criteria:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in health services management (post graduate qualification preferred) with a substantial and senior level clinical background and extensive senior management experience or relevant equivalent work experience in clinical operations, or a combination of study and work experience.

  2. Demonstrated ability to develop, direct, lead and motivate a team in the achievement of organisational goals.

  3. Demonstrated and high level conceptual and innovative problem solving skills for managing conflicting priorities and developing, implementing and monitoring recommendations and advice on policies, strategies and solutions across complex areas.

  4. Demonstrated and highly developed ability to manage human, financial and physical resources effectively and efficiently to ensure budget and performance targets are met.

  5. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in change management and managing projects with multiple groups of stakeholders

  6. Excellent interpersonal communication, verbal and written skills and demonstrated ability to consult, influence and negotiate effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

  7. Current driver’s licence (with a willingness to travel in accordance with the demands of the position).


Closing Date: COB Thursday 15 October


Contact for more information

Rebecca Tyson, General Manager (Westmead and Auburn Hospitals)

0428 542 455


Submitted by Recruitment Services – Kayla Smith, Recruitment Coordinator

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