Management team

Sally Faulkner - Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing

Sally has over 30 years’ nursing experience with a clinical background in intensive care and midwifery, working in remote and rural areas in South Australia, Queensland and Tasmania. For the past 20 years Sally has undertaken various management roles within the health sector and has a Master of Business Administration.

Before joining St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital, Sally worked as Director of Clinical Services for Calvary Health Care Tasmania responsible for quality and risk and training and development.

Sally is leading our service expansion, including the hospital refurbishment which will take place over the next 12 months.

Dr Bruce Shirazi - Director of Medical Services

Bruce joined St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital in 2006 and was appointed Director of Medical Services in March 2014. Previously he helped establish the rehabilitation services at St John of God Ballarat Hospital and provided consultative services to private rehabilitation providers in Melbourne hospitals.

His areas of interest include chronic pain issues requiring complex analgesia regimen, general reconditioning, rehabilitation for the elderly, and orthopaedic and musculoskeletal multidisciplinary care. As Director of Medical Services, Bruce is actively involved in the administration and governance of clinical care. He is leading our service expansion of pain management and chronic disease programs.

Teresa Rhynehart - Director of Mission

Teresa joined St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital in 2016 after working within the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne for more than 10 years. During this time she had positions as the Director of the Archdiocesan Office for Youth and most recently as the Director of the Secretariat for Lay Ecclesial Ministry.

Teresa has been a volunteer with the St Vincent de Paul Society for over 17 years and held a number of leadership positions on the National Council and Victorian State Council. Teresa has a strong passion for working with and advocating for those on the margins in our society. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with majors in Indigenous Studies and a Graduate Diploma in Theology. As the Director of Mission, Teresa is a support and resource for all caregivers in understanding, exploring and living out the vision and mission of St John of God Health Care.

Juanita Stumbles - Finance Manager

Juanita joined St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital from St John of God Pinelodge Clinic. She has vast experience as a finance manager in private mental health hospitals, as well as corporate roles, undertaking due diligence for acquisitions and the introduction of new finance systems and reporting.

She has international experience as a consultant with Deloites in South Africa and Zimbabwe introducing electronic finance systems in the private business sector. Juanita has qualifications and experience in book keeping and business administration.

Nicole Hee - Corporate and Services Manager

Nicole Hee joined St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital in 2012, bringing with her many years of experience in human resource management in the corporate sector. Nicole is responsible for our catering and environmental services, engineering and maintenance, as well as human resource management. Nicole has a passion for integrating non-clinical services within our patients’ journey.