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Operations Manager

Job Classification
Clinical Director
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$100k to $120k
Start timeframe
All Canberra ACT
Posted By
Canberra Health Services

Canberra Health Services
Medical Imaging

Operations Manager

Senior Officer Grade C
Salary Range: $111,887 - $120,436 (PN: 20601 - 01ZC0)

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

 The Medical Imaging department is a business unit within the division of Medical 

Services with operations located at the Canberra Hospital and the University of Canberra Hospital. The service operates 24 hours, seven days a week all year round. The service provides state of the art radiology, MRI, PET, interventional radiology, ultrasound and nuclear medicine services on behalf of medical specialists, general practitioners and their patients. 

Reporting to the Director of Business Operations, the Operations Manager will drive the delivery of specified operational functions within the department. This includes overseeing administrative and information technology functions within the department, ensuring key performance targets are tracked and standard operating procedures are developed and adhered to.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for ensuring that timely and accurate data is available, analysed and presented in draft form to the Director of Business Operations to assist in the production of monthly reports to inform business decisions and forging the gap between financial accountability and business management. 

Under the direction from the Director of Business Operations, this  role will provide an increased focus on the delivery of streamlined, efficient services which are managed and benchmarked nationally against Health Round Table data. This role will lead data collection, and assist with capital works functions, equipment procurement, project management, and the development of services going forward including expansion plans. 


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Behavioural Capabilities 

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes: 

  • A demonstrated record of achievement in the delivery of operational management in a service delivery environment, preferably within a health or allied health setting.
  • High level written and oral communications skills, with demonstrated capability to effectively communicate across the organisation and with external stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of initiative and drive.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change with a solutions focus and provide responsive services to meet stakeholders needs.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualifications in industry, project management, business/public sector management and/or relevant public sector experience is highly desirable.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Knowledge of compliance obligations for Medical Imaging under Medicare legislation and/or the ability to quickly acquire knowledge.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework, Our People Framework,  all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to: 

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au (REF 01ZC0)

Contact Officer: Sean Fenotti

Applications Close: 10 December 2021


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Job Title
Operations Manager
Salary / Pay Details
$111,887 - $120,436
Posted By
Canberra Health Services
Job Reference
All Canberra ACT
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