Director Clinical Operations- Medicine

Job posted: 15/09/2023
Applications close: 29/09/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Reference: 62817

Reference: 62817

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About the Medicine Program at Casey Hospital

Casey Hospital provides a wide range of health services to people living and working in Berwick and surrounding areas.  Delivering inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, we provide emergency, intensive care, acute medical/surgical, maternity, mental health, paediatric and specialty services.

As the result of an internal move, we are now looking to appoint a highly motivated, experienced senior leader as Director, Clinical Operations (DCO) across our General Medicine Wards.  This is a permanent, ongoing role.

About the role

Reporting to the Site General Manager/Director of Nursing, you’ll partner with the DCO Surgery and the DCO Emergency and Access & Flow, to deliver on all site and program service objectives and outcomes.  As a key member of the Site Leadership team, you’ll oversee operational clinical services within three acute medical wards at Casey Hospital and will also directly manage the Diabetes Nurse Educators at that site, 2.0 EFT.

Accountable for the clinical, professional and financial performance of the areas within the role’s function, ensuring the delivery of consistently high quality, effective and efficient patient care, you wil be responsible for managing eight people who fill around 5.0 EFT across the Casey site.

With operational support from Nurse Managers and clinical teams, you will actively foster an environment of evidence-based practice and will play a lead role in promoting, building and embedding a culture of continuous improvement.  You will participate in the executive on-call roster as needed.

Your experience and expertise

You can demonstrate a track record of success in senior nursing management roles as well as:

  • Knowledge of and experience in implementing governance frameworks
  • Experience leading clinical teams through accreditation processes
  • An understanding of healthcare financial systems and budgets, including revenue and cost drivers
  • Understanding of relevant legislative, statutory and industrial frameworks
  • Clear thinking and problem-solving capability and proven ability to identify and implement creative solutions to complex problems
  • Strong project and change management and data analysis skills
  • Strategic thinking capability combined with a ‘can do’ approach

Your excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills enable you to engage effectively across a wide range of stakeholders.

What you need:

  • Recent, significant experience successfully leading, managing and developing a nursing/midwifery team in a large, complex healthcare organisation
  • Track record of effective change management 
  • Expertise in managing patient access and flow effectively to support efficient service delivery
  • Demonstrated capability to drive continuous quality and safety improvement
  • Current AHPRA registration and Australian working rights

A Master’s (or higher) qualification is desirable.

In return:

You’ll appreciate the chance to apply your clinical and people leadership experience to support and develop a large nursing team. We’ll also provide you with mentorship and career guidance, and a range of avenues to support your own professional development.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

How to Apply

We can only accept applications that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury system (e-recruit).  For information on how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to the ‘Application Guide’ loaded under Position Documents.

Please note, applications will be screened on receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the advertised closing date.

Director Clinical Operations- Medicine

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Joanne Morey - 0466164912

Director Clinical Operations- Medicine