Cobdenhealth Executive Management Team (EMT)
In May 2019, Cobdenhealth staff and residents welcomed Corporate Services Manager, Karen Minne and in June, their new Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing, Evan Hill before Cristina Cardile joined the Executive Management Team as Clinical Care Manager in September, 2019.
Chief Executive Officer & Director of Nursing
Evan originates from Central Victoria, had worked in South West Victoria from 2008-2010 prior to travelling to work in various roles throughout a diverse range of organisations. Evan joins us most recently from the Northern Territory and Western Australia prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing at Cobdenhealth in June 2019. Evan is an experienced clinical and operational manager of healthcare services across a variety of environments including Tertiary Hospitals (private), Aboriginal medical services, primary and correctional health, and comes with a unique ability to fit in well with and lead teams through change and challenging situations. Evan has been a Registered Nurse for 13 years with experience in Acute care, particularly emergency and cardiac, he has been a Forensic Nurse since 2012, and is a qualified Advanced life support Paramedic with on road experience! Evan has been welcomed by Cobdenhealth and the community and we look forward to watching him exceed in his role, taking Cobdenhealth into the future.
Corporate Services Manager
Karen has held management and executive management positions in healthcare for several years, bringing experience gained across hospital networks and community health organisations in Melbourne and Geelong. Karen has a Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Managers. Karen’s experience includes areas of corporate and commercial operations, business and quality improvement, strategic and operational planning and leading and mentoring teams. Karen loves a challenge and enjoys being part of a dynamic team who share a vision and willingness to champion ideas, drive change and achieve success for the organisation.
Clinical Care Manager
Cristina is a dedicated and passionate Registered Nurse & Midwife, and has been a fantastic part of the Cobdenhealth team for 3 years. Cristina took on the Clinical Supervisor role in October 2019, assisting the Director of Nursing and Nursing Staff with all aspects of Clinical Care, from hands-on care on the ward, to behind-the-scenes work including government reporting and ensuring we are meeting key performance indicators!