Join The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation Board
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Join The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation Board

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation: 2 x Non-Executive positions available

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation is a charity which focuses on raising and distributing funds into the core areas of heart disease, lung disease, mental health, dementia and hospital innovation to help people live healthier for longer.

Through grants and public donations, The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation backs incredible researchers that are dedicated to making medical breakthroughs. The research we fund is focused on real outcomes and real impacts, taking medical discoveries from lab bench to bedsides. Every $48 that is donated means that researchers can continue working towards these breakthroughs.

There are several significant outcomes that we are working towards by backing our researchers including:

  • Improving patient mental health by reducing the impacts of delirium, PTSD and other trauma through ground-breaking innovations to the ICU environment.
  • Facilitating the early detection of dementia through the development of new technology and brain imaging techniques in a world-first project.
  • Improving the quality of life for those affected by the deadly occupational lung disease silicosis through early detection and treatment.

We’re also tremendously proud to share that just in the last 12 months, 11 lives have been saved as a result of a 4 year research project which focused on improving the quality of donor hearts available for transplant.

Positions

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation is a statutory authority and opportunities exist for two new Non-Executive Directors to join the Board.

To complement the existing members, we are seeking skills and experience in the areas of:

  • Financial
  • Legal
  • Business transformation

Importantly, you will be a well-connected individual within various local, state, and national networks and is willing to play an active, collaborative role on the Board.

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation highly regards diversity in the composition of the Board, and we seek applications from candidates with a diverse range of lived experiences due to their gender, age, location and background.

Commitments

The Board meets a minimum of six times per year and individual members meet regularly with the Chair and CEO to follow up opportunities.

This is an unpaid, voluntary position.

Further Information

You can read the 2020 – 2021 Annual Report and Financial Statements here.

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation operate various social enterprise businesses which help us cover our operational costs and maximise public donations. That means that donations go to where they are intended – to medical research. You can read more about our social enterprise here.

To express your interest

Email enquiries can be made to Joanne Nelson (joanne.nelson@tpchfoundation.org.au) . Applications close Monday 28 February 2022

Published: January 31, 2022

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