Director of Clinical Operations - Aged Care Stream

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern 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, Nursing

Reference: 48325

Reference: 48325

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Join us in our relentless pursuit of excellence. Outstanding opportunity to enhance clinical leadership and management across our organisation.

  • Senior clinical leadership role

  • Drive and lead change

  • Deliver best practice models of care supporting our strategic direction

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Role

Reporting to the Program General Manager Kingston Centre, Subacute and Residential Care, and as a key member of the Program Leadership team, the Director Clinical Operations (DCO) will be accountable for the clinical, professional and financial performance of designated subacute wards, GEM at Home, Aged Care Assessment Service and the Transition Care Program, ensuring the consistent delivery of high quality, effective and efficient patient care. This role will be allocated portfolios consistent with the DCO model across Monash Health. At commencement it is anticipated this DCO role will hold responsibility for Subacute Access and Flow.

Key responsibilities focus on delivering outcomes across four core areas:

  • Quality care

  • People

  • Operational performance

  • Financial performance

With operational support from Nurse Managers and clinical teams, the DCO will actively foster an environment of evidence-based, multi-disciplinary practice and will play a lead role in promoting, building and embedding a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement and comprehensive care across their portfolio and the broader health service.

Your experience and expertise

Your experience in senior nursing/midwifery management roles has enabled you to build a track record of success. Your achievements include professional leadership of a significant clinical workforce within a large, complex healthcare organisation and in addition, you can demonstrate:

  • knowledge of and experience in implementing governance frameworks

  • experience leading clinical areas 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 management and data analysis skills

  • strategic thinking capability combined with a “can do” approach

You are an excellent communicator, with highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills, enabling you to engage effectively across a wide range of stakeholders. The incumbent requires significant relevant nursing or midwifery experience. You are likely to hold postgraduate qualifications in a relevant chosen field, or you are working towards attaining them.

What You Need to Know

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.

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.

Director of Clinical Operations - Aged Care Stream

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Julie Galloway - 92651558

Director of Clinical Operations - Aged Care Stream