Shellharbour Private Hospital is managed by experienced Executive and health professionals.
Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing
Originally from the United Kingdom, Gary has worked in health care since the year 2000. With a strong background in healthcare, Gary gained his Bachelors in Nursing and went on to complete postgraduate honours degrees, in Contemporary Health Practice, and Management. He has also completed a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources. Gary served in the Royal Air Force for the UK for 6 ½ years covering medical centres, ICUs, operating theatres and repatriation (overseas and domestically). Following the Air Force, Gary managed in two large teaching hospitals in the UK before moving to Sydney where he has leader in health care and advocate in patient safety holding various hospital Executive Management roles.
Shani Janse Van Jensberg
Shani is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with experience working in a variety of industries based in South Africa, Sydney and the Illawarra. She is responsible for the financial activities and processes within the Hospital, overseeing catering, cleaning and medical stores. As part of the executive management team she assists in ensuring the best decisions are made for the hospital and patients.
Assistant Director of Nursing
Jodie has a strong clinical background as a Registered Nurse with a broad skill base and depth of experience. Jodie has over 20 years experience as a Registered Nurse and 10 years in Nursing management in a variety of hospital settings. Jodie is passionate about providing a high standard of care, advocating for patients, mentoring and empowering the clinical team.
Perioperative Services Manager
Dane has been working in health care since 2006 in a variety of hospital settings and went on to complete his Bachelor of Nursing through the Australian Catholic University. Dane is currently studying a Masters in Health Administration and comes with the experience of managing a number of Sydney-based private hospital operating theatre departments. Dane is passionate about providing safe and effective care in the operating theatre utilising the latest technology promoting positive patient outcomes.
Quality and Education Manager
Katie has a strong clinical background as a Registered Nurse with a
broad skill base and depth of experience. Katie has over 15 years’ experience
in health education, professional development and senior management. Katie has
several published papers and presented at national conferences on patient
safety, in addition to considerable skills in quality project management. She
has a depth of experience in acute care nursing with postgraduate
qualifications in workplace training, adult education and clinical simulation.
Katie’s genuine passion for patient safety is demonstrated in her
commitment to ensure that excellence in quality care at Shellharbour Private is
Business Development Manager
Beth completed her Certificate IV – Endorsed Enrolled Nurse in 2016 with 12 years post registration experience working in a variety of private hospital based settings in both Sydney and the Illawarra. Beth brings the experience and knowledge of the private health care system to assist in the development of Shellharbour Private and its specialists. Beth is certified by the RACGP to provide education and award CPD points to General Practitioners.
Allied Health Manager
Siobhan has a background in Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and has previous experience as a Service Manager and Regional Manager of Wollongong and the South Coast as a Rehabilitation Consultant. Siobhan has a strong rehabilitation background spanning more than 10 years, and is driven to deliver best patient care outcomes. Siobhan has engaged in quality projects throughout her time at Shellharbour Private including the implementation of policies and procedures predominately focusing on rehabilitation programs, falls prevention and delirium pathways, aligning with our NSQHS Standards to ensure best practice is maintained.