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Chief Medical Officer – MercyAscot, New Zealand

Chief Medical Officer – MercyAscot, New Zealand

Company: MercyAscot
Location: Auckland, NZ
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 22/07/2021
Job Contact:

Paul George



Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Auckland, NZ
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Application Close Date: 21/8/2021

Where you’ll be working

MercyAscot’s heritage goes back over 117 years to when Mercy Hospital started to provide healthcare services to the people of Auckland.  Now one of New Zealand’s largest private surgical facilities, with 22 operating theatres, a high dependency unit and an intensive care unit.

Every day, across all three of their sites (Mercy Hospital in Epsom; Ascot Hospital in Remuera, and our Endoscopy clinics in Epsom and in Takapuna, North Shore), more than 650+ staff believe that delivering the best care possible means leaving no stone unturned. While every year, together with committed Specialists of the highest calibre, they treat many thousands of patients with utmost care.

About the Role

MercyAscot’s vision is to provide world class care. This role is a key member of the MercyAscot Executive Team, taking responsibility for the quality of medical and clinical practice, continually striving to raise its quality and safety to deliver that world class vision.  This role focuses on clinical outcomes and the clinical relationships with specialists that enables this.

This involves:

  • Being the medical lead of MercyAscot, setting the tone of world class care, modelling behavior, and providing leadership in significant clinical incidents and issues.
  • Developing and maintaining a cohort of suitably qualified and skilled specialists in support of the business growth strategy and the clinical services plan.
  • Ensuring MercyAscot is NZ’s most desirable hospital for specialists to practice due to the clinical collegiality, the innovation and excellence of clinical practice, the strong clinical leadership and governance, the use of data to drive improvements and a shared vision for the delivery of world class care.
  • Providing clinical leadership to the Clinical Services & Growth Plans and support with their implementation.
  • Working collaboratively with the Quality and Clinical Operations Leadership Teams to ensure clinical practice is high-quality, evidence based, and “gold standard” whilst clinical innovations are identified and adopted.
  • Championing the development of systems and processes specialists use to deliver care such as the electronic medical record (EMR) Promote publication of MA achievements to spotlight high quality and innovative practice at MA.

About You

To be a success in this role you will be the medical figurehead of the Hospital, building a cohort of leading specialists, consistently ensuring the highest quality of clinical care is provided. This Chief Medical Officer role also works collaboratively with the General Manager of Specialist Engagement who has accountability for leading the commercial, business development, strategic planning, clinical services planning, and marketing relationship with the specialists and GP community.

MB CHB qualified, you will bring proven and extensive skills and experience in areas relevant to private surgical hospitals, public health, and medical administration.

More information

To discuss in confidence please call Paul George on 027 777 9100

To APPLY, please email application to paul@rubyrecruit.co.nz

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