Team Leader Operating Assistant Services – Peri-Operative Suite | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

To commence in Jan 2022

Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is one of Australia’s leading integrated cancer centre’s, offering a modern environment where we improve the quality of life of patients, their families and carers throughout their care journey, through our commitment at all levels to respect, choice, dignity and individuality.

Our theatre complex has expanded, and we are now looking to add to our clinical leadership team with the appointment of a Team Leader OA services. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and have an interest to lead a team of staff to support the complex operative workload of our 10- theatre complex. This position will represent the OA’s at theatre management and service planning meetings.

We value all our staff as key to our success and reporting directly to the Peri-operative Services Manager, you will be involved in the further development of the current OA team members and recruitment to deliver a patient centered and collaborative approach to getting things done.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced senior OA to take a step into leadership, with support available for further career development for the right candidate.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience in an acute peri-operative environment
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity
  • Sound knowledge of operating room equipement and safety practices
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and can -do attitude
  • Experience in roster and leave management
  • Capacity to support staff development

Employment benefits at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse: 

  • Modern hospital design and technologies
  • A safety focused workplace and resources
  • Not for profit salary benefits

If you would like to join a team making a difference, then take time and come and talk to us

So if you really want to make your mark with this terrific opportunity, apply today by sending your cover letter and resume to

All expressions of interest are welcome!

This is a Category A position. To be employed by Chris O’Brien Lifehouse you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy. Information regarding this Policy is available on our careers website:

Lifehouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all our current open positions. If you require assistance, please let us know at the time of your application.

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