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North Eastern Community Hospital (NECH)


North Eastern Community Hospital Inc. (NECH) is a not-for-profit community owned organisation that incorporates acute care and aged care under one roof.  As a not-for-profit entity, all profits are returned to the communities they serve by updating equipment, upgrading facilities and technology, developing new services, and investing in their people. Established in 1973 on the initiative of a small number of medical practitioners and two local councils, located in Campbelltown, 10km north-east of the city of Adelaide, the NECH incorporates a private hospital housing 60 acute beds, 6 day surgery chairs and an aged care facility of 84 licensed beds.  Other facilities include private room accommodation, two operating theatres and two special procedure suites.

A trusted provider of care at the centre of health and wellbeing for people in the community, NECH is governed by an experienced, skills based, voluntary board.  The opportunity presents for up to three new Directors to join the Board and expressions of interest are sought from professionals with experience and capability in one of the following disciplines:

  • clinical governance ideally gained from a background as a clinician;
  • aged care sector;
  • finance/accounting skills and qualifications.

Applications are encouraged from appropriately qualified emerging or proven non-executive directors with demonstrated experience leading transformational developments for a community facing organisation in an environment of continuous improvement, growth and change.  AICD qualifications will be well regarded.  Strongly developed leadership, relationship building, influencing and communication capabilities will be important qualities for effective contribution to this Board and its Committees. 

These positions represent outstanding opportunities to participate in the strategic direction for safe and high quality clinical and aged care for this highly regarded and successful entity with a determined approach to future sustainability and relevance. 

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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