This year’s theme: From survive to thrive
The healthcare industry is particularly demanding, whether you are just starting out or at the height of your leadership career. With unpredictable hours, high-pressure & high-stress situations, and constant change, how do you overcome obstacles & build a sustainable leadership career? This year, come together with industry leaders from all over the country to help you develop the power, promise and potential to not only survive, but truly thrive as a female healthcare leader.
Learn practical strategies to
- Overcome obstacles to career progression & build resilience in a stressful environment
- Elevate your communication skills to motivate & engage staff & clinicians
- Juggle personal & professional responsibilities even in challenging times
- Drive innovation & transformation & champion patient-centric care
- Build stronger professional relationships to underpin your career & foster advancement
- Make your value visible & lead with influence & impact for a lasting healthcare career
Who will attend?
- Current, future and aspiring women leaders from all roles in healthcare
- HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion and Cultural Change professionals
- Male Champions of Change and those looking to better understand the challenges women face in the industry
Attend to learn:
- Develop an impactful & authentic leadership style to empower staff & clinicians
- Foster resilience & work/life balance as a female leader in healthcare
- Overcome obstacles, break through bias & stand out for leadership opportunities
- Drive change, transformation & innovation to improve patient outcomes
Ramsay Health Care
Kate Munnings joined Ramsay Health Care as Chief Operating Officer in January 2016 and is responsible for Ramsay’s extensive hospital operations across Australia.
Kate qualified as a registered nurse in the 1980’s, and went on to complete a Bachelor of Health Science and a Bachelor of Laws. In 2003, she was appointed as a partner at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, specialising in contract and construction law. Kate then joined the partnership at international firm Baker McKenzie where she held a number of leadership positions.
In 2006, Kate moved into a corporate role at international company; Transfield Services Limited and was accountable for Legal & Corporate Governance, Risk & Commercial Management, Procurement and Corporate Communication. Kate was later appointed to the role of Chief Executive of Operations where she had operational responsibility for the Logistics, Construction & Consulting businesses which provided services, largely for State and Commonwealth Governments.
Kate has also served as a Board Member for South East Sydney Local Health District for 4 years from 2012 – 2016.
Andrew has extensive experience in executive roles in a variety of hospitals and health care settings; and within the State Government’s Department of Health and Human Services as the Director for the State’s mental health system, as Regional Director for Health, Housing and Community Services and as Director of Strategy. Immediately prior to joining Monash Health, he was the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer at Alfred Health.
Hirondelle Private Hospital
Laura is the CEO at Hirondelle Private Hospital. With over 7 years’ experience in clinical leadership, Laura has supported her team to develop a values based, patient centred organisational culture. Most recently, Laura was awarded the Luye Medical 2018 outstanding employee award for contributions to Hirondelle. In October 2018, Laura commenced as CEO/DON at Tuggerah Lakes Private a Greenfield hospital on the Central Coast, commissioning the $32 million hospital in April 2019, which officially opened in June 2019. In August 2019, Laura returned to Hirondelle to lead the team through accreditation with the ACHS meeting all criteria with no recommendations.
Sydney Local Health District
Dr Teresa Anderson has more than 35 years experience as a clinician and health service executive. She has a well-established reputation for implementing strategies to foster innovation and best practice, supporting collaboration and building partnerships.
She is an internationally recognised Speech Pathologist and is passionate about developing programs and services to support and improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the community. Dr Anderson was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2018.
Dr Anderson is a member of seven Medical Research Institutes, Health and Primary Health Network boards and is an active member of the Sydney Health Partners Governing Council and Executive Management Group, one of the first four centres in Australia designated by the NHMRC as an Advanced Health Research Translation Centre
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The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers.
Our vision is for a healthy Australia supported by the best possible healthcare system.
Our membership includes state health departments, Local Hospital Networks and public hospitals, community health services, Primary Health Networks and primary healthcare providers, aged care providers, universities, individual health professionals and academics. As such, we are uniquely placed to be an independent, national voice for universal high-quality healthcare to benefit the whole community.
Founded as the Australian Hospital Association in 1946, the AHHA has become a perennial fixture in the national health conversation, maintaining its vision for an effective, innovative and sustainable health system where all Australians have equitable access to healthcare of the highest standard when and where they need it.
HealthcareLink is the online marketplace for jobs and careers in the healthcare and medical industry.
HealthcareLink provides a unique online recruitment and hiring management platform open to medical, dental and allied health practices, hospitals, aged care facilities and healthcare businesses of all sizes so that employers can find the right healthcare professionals and jobseekers find the right job easily.
Our goal is to break through the inefficiencies inherent within the medical and healthcare sourcing and hiring process within Australia