Robina Private Hospital is managed by experienced executive and health professionals.
Chief Executive Officer
Heidi joined Aurora Healthcare in 2016 at the opening stages of Robina Private Hospital. With a background in nursing and health management qualifications, Heidi previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer.
As hospital CEO, Heidi is responsible for doctor engagement, managing day-to-day operations and overseeing clinical governance, while leading strategic initiatives for continued growth and quality patient care.
Dr Penny King
Dr Penny King is the Director of Medical Services and Director of Older Person’s Mental Health at Robina Private Hospital. Dr King has been associated with Aurora Health since 2008, Director of Older Person’s Mental Health since 2013 and a member of the Medical Advisory Committee since that time. Over the past 10 years Dr King has led the development of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, Older Person’s Mental Health service that includes a memory clinic, inpatient care and day patient programmes. These programmes were recognised with a Clinical Excellence Award from the Australian Private Hospitals Association. She is a principal investigator for the national Australian Dementia Network (ADNeT) Clinical Quality Registry project and is a participant in the ADNeT national Memory Clinics Initiative. Dr King holds a senior lecturer title at Griffiths University and convenes a local collaborative interest and education group for health care professionals who care for older people.
Director of Nursing
Karren joined Aurora Healthcare in 2022 after holding various nursing and nurse management positions within the private and public sector. With extensive nursing background and qualifications in infection prevention and management, Karren is known for her clinical leadership and attention to detail. As Director of Nursing, she is responsible for managing teams of nurses and aims to ensure a high standard of patient care is achieved.
Executive Assistant - CEO
Marie-Nella joined Aurora Healthcare in 2018 as a member of the administration team. This allowed her to gain sound knowledge of the hospital operations. Firstly appointed to Executive Assistant as a maternity leave cover at Currumbin Clinic, she transferred to Robina Private Hospital in 2021.
As Executive Assistant, Marie-Nella liaises with staff, doctors, managers and executives on a daily basis regarding Human Resources, credentialing, hospital communication and events.
Clinical Support Team
Quality and Risk Manager
Infection Control Coordinator
Admission and Assessment Coordinator
Allied Health Manager – Mental Health
Allied Health Manager – Rehabilitation / Return to Work Coordinator
Day Surgery Unit Manager
Hospital in the Home / Older Persons Care Coordinator
Clinical Lead – Eating Disorders
Non-clinical Management Team
Environmental Services Manager / WHS and Fire Safety Officer