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Director Medical Services – St John of God Health Care

Director Medical Services – St John of God Health Care

Company: St John of God Health Care
Location: Subiaco, WA
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 14/01/2022
Job Contact:

Jennifer Grove

+61 438 066 013


Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Subiaco, WA
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Application Close Date: 28/02/2022

Where you’ll be working

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest Catholic providers of health care services in Australia. We operate 24 facilities comprising more than 3,400 hospital beds in Australia, as well as home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.

St John of God Subiaco is a world-class 578 bed private hospital offering the highest quality medical and surgical care in a warm and welcoming environment. It is about to commence a $300M redevelopment which will include a new eight storey clinical block, private emergency department, a Mother and Baby Unit including a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a virtual care hub, and a purpose-built pandemic ward to care for patients when outbreaks of highly infectious diseases such as COVID-19 occur.

This iconic hospital is now seeking an exceptional Director of Medical Services to join its executive team as it continues on its transformation journey.

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director Medical Services will provide executive level and strategic leadership ensuring the maintenance of  the highest level of contemporary, safe and effective patient centered clinical practice.

You will support the achievement of high standards of practice and ensure that clinical care, teaching, training and research are supported by appropriate clinical governance patient safety, quality of care, clinical excellence, incident management, accreditation, and medico-legal matters. You will also be responsible for overseeing and developing post graduate medical education as well as supporting St John of God Subiaco’s extensive research footprint and clinical trials.

About You

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • An inclusive leadership style that will enable you to strongly lead the Mission and role model the Values and an outstanding service ethos;
  • High professional credibility;
  • Demonstrated track record at a strategic level in leadership, leading and influencing change, management and drive measurable outcomes in the area of clinical care delivery;
  • Extensive experience in the strategic and operational aspects of implementing and maintaining effective clinical governance culture, systems and outcomes. You will develop, implement and participate in quality improvement and risk management programs and a have proven commitment to support and advance evidence based clinical practice.


More information

Gerard Daniels has been retained exclusively to assist with this executive recruitment process.

For a confidential discussion please contact Jennifer Grove on +61 8 9322 0858, +61 438 066 013  or jenniferg@gerard-daniels.com. Applications to gd@gerard-daniels.com quoting ref 51857

All caregivers employed by St John of God Healthcare are required to be vaccinated from COVID-19 in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

Applications close 4pm Monday 28 February 2022.


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