Director of Clinical Services - Westmead Private Hospital
Key Executive role with Australia’s largest private health care provider
Excellent leadership opportunity
Located in Western Sydney
A great career development opportunity has arisen for a strong operational leader to join Westmead Private Hospital’s clinical services. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this role is accountable for providing clinical direction, governance, quality and operational management of our clinical services. As part of the Hospital Executive Team, the role will be responsible for leading and managing a team of professional clinical managers and effectively engaging with our VMOs and Medical team to deliver high quality clinical care.
The overall responsibility of the DCS is to manage a professional and motivated team of Nurse Managers and set standards to ensure the efficient, effective and harmonious functioning of all clinical departments whilst cost effectively managing resources and assist in growing the business.
Critical to your success is your energy and passion for our people. You are someone who role models the principles of The Ramsay Way - ‘People Caring for People’. You will be a strong clinical operator with sound resource management skills to ensure efficient and effective functioning of all clinical departments, understand the performance levers that drive quality business outcomes, have experience in applying quality improvement and organisational change processes and be committed to developing people and building teams to achieve high performance. Experience and confidence in dealing with the medical and VMO communities in addition to strong leadership organisational skills, and commercial awareness will be essential. You will also have experience in change management and are able to apply the principles and learning of evolve and lean thinking to look for future changes. You will be able to inspire individual performance in your team whilst encouraging and fostering a team-focused culture of excellence.
Additionally, you will have the following skills:
Minimum 5 years’ recent, acute hospital experience, in a senior management position; Registered Nurse with current AHPRA practicing certificate; Post-graduate nursing qualifications and tertiary management or business qualifications; Demonstrated ability to ensure effective and harmonious functioning of all clinical departments whilst cost effectively managing resources; Ability to adopt a strategic overview whilst managing complex, challenging and demanding daily operational issues; Awareness of the relevant legislative requirements and governing body reporting responsibilities; Demonstrated aptitude for methodical workforce planning; Proven high level communication, interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills; Demonstrated experience successfully managing organisational change and quality improvement processes; and Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
Working with Us
Ramsay Health Care was established in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 235 hospitals, day surgery centres, treatment facilities, rehabilitation and psychiatric units, and a nursing college across Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Maldives.
Ramsay Health Care is Australia’s largest private hospital operator and is well-respected in the health care industry due to its excellent record in hospital management and patient care. These features help to attract leading health care practitioners to work within our facilities.
An attractive remuneration, relocation and benefits package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
To discuss this opportunity, please contact:
Mike Flatley CEO – Westmead Private Hospital P: (02) 8837 9100
To Apply: Please click on the Apply button within this advertisement. Applications should include a detailed CV, cover letter and two work-related referees.