All Pittwater Day Surgery staff are experts in their particular field.
The organisational structure of the facility is reflected below.
Board of Directors
Medical Advisory Committee
Medical Review Committee
Director of Nursing
Nursing staff / Fund Manager / Administrative and Reception staff
The Director is Dr Frank Elsworth who is responsible for ensuring all executive decisions and the overall management of the Day Surgery is communicated to all Directors and staff of Pittwater Day Surgery.
The Director of Nursing is responsible to the Director and the patients for co-ordinating the Specialist, Nursing, Administrative and Reception staff to ensure the Day Surgery runs in a professional and caring manner and ensuring best practice and optimum patient satisfaction. She is also responsible for postoperative care.
The Nursing staff are responsible to the DON for the smooth running of the Day Surgery by following the Day Surgery’s relevant Policies and Procedures and protocols. This will then translate to the patients and their carers by providing a seamless team effort in patient care.
The Fund Manager is responsible to the DON for obtaining all relevant information to make up the patient’s Day Surgery file, provision to the patient of informed financial consent and the provision of data to the various Health Funds and NSW Department of Health.
Our patient Satisfaction Surveys show that we do receive 99% satisfaction regarding our level of communication, information received and understood, patient care, efficiency and professionalism.