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Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance – Cabrini Health

Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance – Cabrini Health

Company: Cabrini Health
Location: Malvern, VIC
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 09/09/2022
Job Contact:

GDMS&CG Dr Fergus Kerr

03 9508 1409


Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Malvern, VIC
Application Close Date: 30/09/2022

Where you’ll be working

Cabrini Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit private health service located in Melbourne’s south east. Inspired by the mission and ethic of care of the Cabrini Sisters, we have been providing quality, compassionate care to our community for more than 70 years.

With hospitals in Malvern, Brighton, Elsternwick and Prahran, Cabrini offers a comprehensive range of acute, rehabilitation, palliative care, mental health, diagnostic and homecare services. Our services span cancer care, chronic disease, emergency care, health promotion, heart services, homecare, maternity services, paediatric care, palliative care, rehabilitation and women’s mental health, as well as education, health promotion and research.

Cabrini employs more than 4300 staff and 1600 visiting medical officers. Our highly-skilled staff and specialists incorporate clinical research, innovative models of care and state-of-the-art technology to deliver the best possible care and outcomes for our patients.

About the Role

The Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance (GDMS&CG) reports to the Chief Executive and is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and effective management of Cabrini’s medical services division.

They ensure the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care through the management of a highly-skilled medical team – comprising of more than 1600 employed doctors and visiting medical officers – as well as oversight of diagnostic services, clinical governance and infection control.

The GDMS&CG is a member of the Executive team and provides expert advice to the Chief Executive and the Board about the organisation’s strategic direction, policy development, professional standards and clinical practices. The GDMS&CG also plays a key role in meeting service delivery standards, including health service care and diagnostic service accreditation, and compliance with regulatory bodies such as Safer Care Victoria.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Promotes best available clinical care for patients, in line with contemporary practice and evidence-based medicine.
  • Contributes to, and articulates, a vision for clinical services across Cabrini Health.
  • Develops and manages a medical leadership team to effectively oversee the medical workforce across Cabrini.
  • Contributes to the operational management of Cabrini Clinical Services, in collaboration with the Group Director of Nursing and Clinical Education.
  • Promotes partnerships and integrated teamwork to deliver improved patient experiences and strategic outcomes.
  • Upholds the values of Cabrini Health and works to fulfil Cabrini Health’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Works as an effective member of the Cabrini Group Executive Committee.

About You

Cabrini Health is looking for a dynamic clinical leader with extensive experience managing a large medical/clinical administration workforce.

You will have:

  • Registered Medical Practitioner with experience in medical/clinical administration.
  • A relevant Fellowship and current AHPRA registration.
  • Demonstrated capability in building and maintaining strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Proven experience in a medical leadership role in a large teaching hospital.
  • Demonstrated senior leadership capability with experience managing a multidisciplinary team.
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • A proven track record of success in the delivery of clinical, operational, quality and financial targets.



  • Fully vaccinated against with COVID-19 and seasonal influenza.
  • Police Check.

Working with Children’s Check (WWCC).

More information

  • Enquiries to: GDMS&CG Dr Fergus Kerr on 03 9508 1409 or FKerr@Cabrini.com.auReference number: R003320 Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance


Applications close: 30 September 2022


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