About Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (HHS)

The Central Queensland HHS employs approximately 3,500 FTE staff and has an operating budget of $753.7 million for 2022-23 which is an increase from the published 2021-22 operating budget of $736.4 million.

The Central Queensland region covers approximately 110,000 square kilometres of the State. Central Queensland HHS services a population of approximately 220,000 people and is responsible for the direct management of more than 16 hospitals, health services and facilities including hospitals at Rockhampton, Biloela, Blackwater, Gladstone, Emerald, Yeppoon and Moura; Multipurpose Health Services at Baralaba, Mount Morgan, Springsure, Woorabinda and Theodore; and various Community Health Services.

Required skills, knowledge and experience

Skills, knowledge or experience that may be required as set out in the legislation include (but are not limited to):

  • Expertise in Health Management
  • Expertise in Business management
  • Expertise in Financial management
  • Expertise in Industrial management
  • Expertise in Human Resource management
  • Clinical expertise and Clinician
  • Legal expertise
  • Consumer and community health knowledge
  • Academia in HHS operations

We strongly encourage First Nations people, women, people with expertise in multiculturalism, young people and people with disabilities to apply.

Board Members are key leaders in their local communities. They fulfil important internal governance obligations in relation to the oversight of HHS operations and will often represent the HHS at meetings, events and community activities. These additional activities may occur outside standard business hours.

The geographical areas of Hospital and Health Services are large and additional time commitment may be required by Board Members to accommodate travel to local communities and facilities. This is particularly the case for HHSs located in regional areas.

The approximate time commitment for these positions is five days per fortnight for Chairs and three days per fortnight for Members.

Further information regarding Central Queensland HHS is available at: www.cq.health.qld.gov.au

For more information on how to apply please download the Applicant Information Pack.

Return to Landing page

CQHHS acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land across Queensland, and pays respect to First Nations Elders past, present and future and actively encourages applications from First Nations peoples.

If you require any assistance or adjustments to this application process to enable you to apply for the advertised role, please contact an Executive Quarter team member on 0497 499 749 or email [email protected] for a confidential discussion.