Program Director Pathology

Job posted: 14/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 23887

Reference: 23887

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Program Director - Pathology

  • Permanent Full Time

  • Senior Leadership

  • Oversee Pathology

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An opportunity exists for an experienced senior leader for the position of Program Director Pathology in one of the largest public health services in Victoria. In this role you will be responsible for the professional, scientific, advisory, organisational, administrative and educational matters relevant to the services offered by all medical laboratories across Eastern Health.

Whilst reporting to the Executive Director Clinical Operations – Acute and Aged Medicine, Specialty Medicine and Ambulatory Care, the position will work closely with the Executive and senior medical teams to ensure the quality of Pathology Services meets all requirements and expectations and is undertaken in the most cost effective way possible.

This is a senior leadership role at Eastern Health.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Have a minimum of 10 years extensive operational experience in medical laboratory operations, ideally within a hospital environment.

  • Post-graduate qualifications in business management or health services management.

  • Sound knowledge of National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) standards relating to pathology laboratories and NATA Accreditation requirements for assessment of same.

  • Sound knowledge of relevant performance frameworks, policies and targets pertaining to the public health sector in Victoria.

  • Demonstrated negotiation and advocacy skills as well as extensive conflict resolution experience.

  • Highly developed ability in generating and maintaining collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, both internal and external, to generate and enhance system developments, policy and planning.

  • Highly developed communication skills – written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated ability in policy development, service development and planning.

  • Demonstrated experience in providing strategic leadership and influence.

  • Demonstrated experience in human resources management within a large multidisciplinary professional environment.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering sound financial and budget performance.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Advanced computer ability required.

  • Creative problem solving and decision making skills.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Program Director Pathology

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Shannon Wight - (03) 9881 1806

Program Director Pathology