Position Details
Reference Number 15923
Position Title General Manager, St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

At St Andrews War Memorial Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest-quality holistic care and support for our patients and their families. Specialising in complex health needs, we bring together the finest medical experts, care and technology to deliver personalised care and world-class results. Created as a memorial to the service of war veterans, we’re proud of our heroic and brave history and continue to occupy a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community


We are currently seeking to appoint a General Manager, responsible for the effective leadership, governance and operations of St Andrews War Memorial Hospital in Brisbane in order to deliver UnitingCare’s commitment to clinical and service excellence, with compassionate care.


As a member of UnitingCare’s Senior Leadership team, you will work collaboratively to ensure the delivery of all financial and operational targets for the hospital, including the strategic development of our clinical services, revenue maximisation, cost improvement, workforce engagement and high quality clinical outcomes.

Through your leadership capability, you will drive the strategic, operational, people, governance and compliance goals of St Andrews’s, whilst exemplifying UnitingCare’s core values and building strong and lasting relationships across the wider organisation.


With a proven track record in leadership and change management you will demonstrate


  • A minimum of 5 years  senior leadership experience in a private hospital, with a demonstrated track record in driving sustainable performance improvements within hospitals
  • Tertiary Qualification in a relevant field (e.g. Health Administration; Business Management; Executive Leadership; MBA)
  • Strong corporate understanding  of Risk & Governance; Safety & Quality; HR/IR Legislation; RAP; Environmental Sustainability;
  • Key critical thinking skills, with keen commercial awareness and an element of financial literacy
  • Strong record of leading, valuing, motivating and developing employees through large scale change and business improvement processes
  • Broad sector knowledge, with understanding of levers, drivers & external forces to success


Ideally, but not essentially, you will also hold nursing registration with AHPRA and demonstrate broad clinical understanding as it relates to the development of strategic clinical service plans.

Your interpersonal skills equip you to build strong working relationships aimed at creating a healthy and productive working culture across all medical and specialist teams. 

To Apply


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.



Please submit your Resume, Cover Letter and Response to Selection Criteria.


Applications Close Wednesday, 14th of November 2018.

Contact Person Holly Gilchrist
Contact Number 3253 4398
Contact Email holly.gilchrist@ucareqld.com.au
Closing Date 14/11/2018
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