South Australia Ambulance Service seeking Director Operations, Country

Director Operations, Country – South Australia Ambulance Service

Job ID H18_2996

SA Ambulance Service (SAAS) provides pre-hospital emergency and urgent medical care, treatment and/or transport, and high-quality patient care to the people of South Australia. As an integral part of South Australia’s health system, SAAS prides itself on their ability to save lives, reduce suffering and enhance quality of life.

As the Director of Operations, Country you will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will participate as an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, significantly contributing to the leadership, vision and strategic direction setting for the SA Ambulance Service. The position will be expected to significantly influence the change management programs as part of the service reform process underway across the SAAS and across SA Health.

The position will have responsibility for leadership and operational management of 450 career SAAS employees, both operational and administrative and an annual budget of $63 million. In addition to the career employees you will have responsibility for over 1550 volunteer staff, essential to the ongoing successful provision of services across South Australia.

SAAS will depend on this role to provide leadership for change programs focused on developing new models of care and reform of service delivery in line with the strategic directions of the organisation. Your ability as a leader to guide others to successfully deliver change programs will be integral to your success in this role.

The Director of Operations, Country will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of leadership, development and continuous improvement of SA Ambulance Services across country South Australia.

We invite prospective candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)401 122 301 or via email lhlipala@hardygroupintl.com for a confidential discussion.

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Applications close Sunday 10 March 2019.