Director - Monash Doctors Workforce Unit

Job posted: 18/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Procurement

Reference: 45243

Reference: 45243

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Procurement

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Are you:

  • an experienced medical workforce administrator with detailed understanding of medical employment affairs?

  • a reflective and self motivated leader?

  • passionate about driving continuous improvement within an innovative and high functioning medical workforce unit?

  • keen to shape the future of Monash Health's medical workforce? 

If you are, we are looking for you!

About the Role

Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Medical Services (Workforce), the Director of Monash Doctors Workforce leads the Monash Doctors Workforce Unit, the unit responsible for the oversight and facilitation of all medical employment and medical administration affairs at Monash Health.

About the Monash Doctors Workforce

Monash Health is the largest employer of medical staff in Victoria, employing approximately 3000 medical staff (1500 Junior Medical Staff, 1500 Senior Medical Staff) across all medical specialties. These doctors work across multiple campuses, including 3 major hospitals (Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital), and many smaller hospital and community health services. 

Many of our Monash Doctors are world leaders in their field and are well respected by international peers. They and the Clinical Units they lead rely on the Monash Doctors Workforce Unit to deliver exceptional medical employment and administration services so that Monash Health continues to attract and retain the best doctors in their field.

The Monash Doctors Workforce Unit is an innovative and high functioning team comprised of 22 dedicated staff members who are all equally committed to the goal of providing world class patient care by ensuring we provide the right doctors at the right place and at the right time. The unit is also committed to providing a seamless medical employment and administration service to our medical staff so medical staff can focus on what they do best - care for our patients.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:

  • High Level management and communication skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of the components and issues of the modern medical workforce

  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary Human Resource strategies/practices (employment processes) / industrial agreements and their application in Medical Workforce

  • Ability to learn on the job and understand the detail so that direction of others is possible

  • Ability to plan a program of work for a team with targets, outcomes and deadlines

  • Proven capacity to write accurate and coherent reports

  • Demonstrated leadership capacity

  • Capacity to lead and drive change

  • Capacity to deliver projects.

It is also highly desirable if you have:

  • Higher qualifications in business management and/or human resources

  • A track record of delivering on medical workforce related key performance targets

  • Experience in managing a budget and tracking costs

  • High level rostering and emergent leave management skills

  • High level skills in Excel and Word

  • A working knowledge and recent experience in KRONOS

Our commitment to you:

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.

Success can only be achieved through its people, so should you be part of the Monash Health team, we will ensure that we support you to continuously strive be the best person that you can be every day.

Monash Health also believes that you can only be your best in a supportive workplace environment, and has made a long term commitment to continuously enhance organizational culture through investing in our leaders.

Monash Health is also proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and community. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Next steps:

Please take the time to read the attached position description, and if you think you would be a good fit for the role, apply via our mercury system.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Apply NOW to join our Monash Doctors Workforce Unit at Monash Health!

Director - Monash Doctors Workforce Unit

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Jason Goh - 0455 259 607

Director - Monash Doctors Workforce Unit