Operations Manager Hospital Services

  • Secondment/ Fixed term contract for 4 months in a full time role (40hrs per week)
  • Previous experience in a health management position with excellent relationship building skills and organisational skills.

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many


What you’ll do with your time

Provide operational leadership across hospital services at Greymouth and at times the wider region in partnership with clinical leaders and transalpine partners to achieve ministry of health KPI’s and provide consistent high quality care to the community of the west coast.

Support the GM to ensure that the ongoing transformation change occurring on the west coast is realised as WCDHB emerges as a leader in rural health in NZ

- Assist the general manager by providing support with communication and consistency across services.
- Providing leadership across the service including management of inpatient and outpatient services in compliance with ministry of health targets and keeping the community and patients at the centre of our care.  
- Work alongside our leaders to support them to reach the strategic direction of the WCDHB

This is a unique role within the West Coast DHB leading our hospital services to continue to make the west coast leaders in rural health delivery.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

- Excellent Leadership and relationship building skills  
- Excellent emotional intelligence & ability to communicate with a diverse audience.
- Encourage  a positive and innovative culture across the DHB


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.


Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.


What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

Please apply online or to discuss further becoming part of our team, please contact:

Email: simon.liddy@cdhb.health.nz

Phone: 03 337 7890

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 



Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: WC235347

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Sunday, 3 February 2019