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Director of Medical Services

Director of Medical Services

Company: Epworth Healthcare
Location: Box Hill - Victoria
Job Type: Part-time
Date Posted: 16/10/2020
Job Contact:

Kerry May

(03) 8807 7103


Director of Medical Services – Epworth Eastern

  • Part time opportunity, commencing at 0.4 FTE with negotiation available
  • Contribute to the ongoing success of a leading Victorian not-for-profit healthcare
  • Collaborative relationships with nearby public hospital, TAFE & local community

The role

In this three year fixed-term, part-time role, based at Epworth Eastern in Box Hill, you will work within our clinical governance framework and provide strategic clinical leadership and expertise to ensure the delivery of high quality, safe and evidence-based patient care. Ultimately responsible to the Executive General Manager, Epworth Eastern for strategic and operational accountabilities, you will also be responsible to the Chief Medical Officer for clinical governance and professional accountability.

You will make an impact by:                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Ensuring effective governance and compliance with legal and regulatory obligations
  • Providing medical leadership and input to operational matters, service enhancements, quality programs and business development initiatives
  • Overseeing employed medical staff in the hospital
  • Being a key participant in the response to and management of clinical incidents
  • Representing Epworth Eastern on internal and external committees
  • Contributing to the appointment and credentialing process for VMOs and the recruitment and retention of specialists
  • Role modelling and championing the organisational values & behaviours

To be successful in this role…

An engaging and experienced medical leader, you are a strong communicator who can naturally motivate, inspire and build trust with key stakeholders. Modern in your thinking, you can understand local needs and differences and assimilate these with the broader organisational needs to create a unified approach. You are passionate about delivering exceptional patient experiences, clinical care and service delivery innovation. An advocate for professional behaviour, you create a fair, transparent and equitable culture.

You will have:

  • Current Medical registration with AHPRA
  • Previous medical leadership experience within a tertiary hospital
  • Demonstrated understanding of Australian healthcare models of care
  • Understanding of contemporary clinical practice in a broad range of specialties
  • RACMA Associate Fellowship with progress toward Fellowship (highly desirable)

At Epworth, everybody matters.

It’s the sense of belonging and being part of an organisation that puts the patient in the centre of all that is done. In addition to this, you will have access to:

  • Full time annual salary – $345,800 + Super (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Salary packaging benefits of $9,010p.a.
  • Dedicated car parking space
  • Flexible work arrangements incl. working-from-home
  • Zero or reduced out-of-pocket expenses for health services at Epworth for you and your family
  • Discounted private health insurance

At Epworth, we care.

We care about our patients and we care about our people. We care about keeping everyone safe. We care about valuing and empowering our people, and growing careers. And we care about giving our people support and flexibility to thrive, and contribute to our communities.

About Eastern

Located in Box Hill, Epworth Eastern is a state-of-the-art facility and includes an 8 bed ICU, 10 bed HDU/CCU and 10 theatres. Epworth Eastern maintains a broad clinical focus from cardiac, vascular, orthopaedic and general surgery to oncology, urology and endoscopy services. From consultation and detection through to surgery, Epworth Eastern aims to work with patients and their families to ensure they have the best experience possible.

Enquire/ apply for this position

Sound interesting? To apply, click the APPLY button now and attach your CV and cover letter.
For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact Kerry May on (03) 8807 7103.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

At Epworth, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential to our culture and values. We focus on fairness and opportunity for all – across race, ability, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs – that reflect the communities we work in. At Epworth, we care.

Applications close: 4th November 2020

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