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Chief Executive Officer – The Avenue Hospital, Masada Private and Glenferrie Private Hospitals

Apply now Job no: 502513
Work type: Full time
Location: Glenferrie Private Hospital, Masada Private Hospital, The Avenue Hospital
Categories: Management

  • Pivotal executive role with Australia’s largest private health care provider
  • Excellent leadership opportunity within the private health care sector
  • Career Opportunity to be a multi-site manager

We are seeking a dynamic leader to manage the operational and strategic direction of our metropolitan Melbourne network of hospitals which includes The Avenue Hospital, Masada Private and Glenferrie Private Hospitals. This role is challenging but rewarding and is your opportunity to join the dedicated team at Ramsay Health Care and be part of a global network of world-class hospital facilities that embraces excellence in health care, innovation and empowerment of its people.

The Role

Reporting to the regional Operations Executive Manager, the Chief Executive Officer will be directly responsible for leading the hospital management teams, fostering strong relationships with Visiting Medical Officers and actively seeking out new growth and expansion opportunities, while ensuring that the business meets its financial and operational objectives.

Supported by two Directors of Clinical Services and one Commercial Manager who works with you across the three sites, you will inspire your teams to ensure the highest standards of customer service and clinical care. 

About You

Critical to your success is your energy and passion for our people and our patients. We strongly believe in our principles of The Ramsay Way - ‘People Caring for People’.  This means we seek out leaders who will be committed to developing people and building teams to achieve high performance. 

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly accomplished and motivated health care executive, who possesses effective management skills, strong financial acumen and excellent interpersonal communication skills. You will have a thorough understanding of issues surrounding workforce planning and be able to provide the necessary leadership and direction to managers and staff. You will be self-motivated with a strong focus on patient experience, organisational efficiency and employee engagement, influencing strategic change as required.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have the following criteria:

Essential Criteria:

  • The ability to work collaboratively with a broad array of stakeholders;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ private hospital experience at a senior management level;
  • Extensive medical business development experience;
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Experience in applying quality improvement processes and organisational change;
  • Broad and extensive knowledge of financial management principles including capital & operational budget management; and
  • Capability to build teams, develop people and achieve high performance. 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Formal management qualifications;
  • Experience leading across multiple campuses;
  • A solid understanding of the Victorian private health care sector.

The Organisation

Ramsay Health Care was established in 1964 and has grown to become a global hospital group operating over 480 hospitals and day surgery facilities across 11 countries across Australia, the UK, Asia and Europe. Ramsay Health Care is Australia’s largest private hospital operator and is well-respected in the Australian health care industry due to its excellent record in hospital management, patient care and running high-quality facilities.

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The Avenue Hospital in Windsor hosts some of Australia’s leading orthopaedic surgeons and has a reputation of excellence in orthopaedic surgery including joint replacement and the management of sports injuries. Additionally, it has a well-established and reputable Bariatric surgical program. It is an advanced 154 bed private surgical and medical hospital. The hospital has 11 operating theatres, 1 procedure room, a large day surgery centre, a High Dependency Unit, a Dermatology Centre and has recently commenced provision of in-house Physiotherapy services under the model of Ramsay Health Plus.

Masada Private Hospital in East St Kilda is a fully accredited 105 bed acute medical, surgical facility with specialised dermatology, early parenting and rehabilitation services. The Hospital’s four operating theatres are equipped for both minor and complex procedures.

Glenferrie Private Hospital in Hawthorn specialises in providing care for private short-stay patients undergoing orthopaedic and specialist surgery.  With a purpose-designed 12 bed day stay area, a further 19 beds for overnight care and 3 operating theatres, the hospital services comprise of Orthopaedic Surgery, including shoulder, hip, knee, foot and ankle; Sports Medicine and Sports Injuries, Hand, wrist and plastic surgery; Oral and maxillofacial surgery, surgical pain intervention and treatment and Ophthalmology.  

Enquiries can be directed to Helen Lesirge, HR Manager (Victoria) on

To Apply:

Applications must be lodged online by clicking the Apply button within this advertisement. Your application should include your Curriculum Vitae outlining your experience and skills in line with the above criteria and 2 current work-related referees.

Applications close:  Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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