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Director of Clinical Services

Apply now Job no: 536012
Work type: Full time
Location: Glenferrie Private Hospital
Categories: Management

Director of Clinical Services

Permanent Full Time

Glenferrie Private Hospital, Hawthorn VIC


Join us and you will:

  • Lead a team of professional and efficient clinical managers
  • Enjoy the benefits of working in a smaller site that closes for Christmas and Public Holidays
  • Work with a team who are highly motivated and consumer focused


About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will oversee all operational aspects of care delivery such as bed management, patient flow strategies, compliant clinical service delivery, and doctor engagement.

  • Leading a team of professional clinical managers
  • Providing effective engagement with our VMOs and medical team to deliver high quality clinical care
  • Directly responsible for and encompasses the Quality portfolio
  • Ensuring employee engagement and staffing practices
  • Accountable for the efficient and effective management of clinical education and support
  • Foster a culture within the hospital that embraces quality and strives to continually improve patient and business outcomes.


About You

We are seeking an innovative leader with experience at a hospital management level who is looking to step up to executive management.  You will have the ability to meet the challenges and capably manage operational requirements, key stakeholder relationships, and strategic direction of Glenferrie Private Hospital.

This is the perfect opportunity for an emerging Director of Clinical Services (DCS). The successful applicant will regularly collaborate on regional projects with other DCS’s in the Ramsay network and senior executives across the group, providing an excellent structure of peer support, teamwork and professional liaison. The position requires the ability to lead innovation whilst recognising the patient as the central focus within the private healthcare setting.


You will also have the following criteria:

  • Registered Nurse with at least 3- 5 years’ experience in senior management positions including as Ward NUM or Perioperative Services Manager.
  • Proven ability to successfully lead, manage and motivate clinical services teams by providing strategic direction and positive leadership
  • Demonstrated skills in workforce planning, rostering and working within budgeted work hours
  • Ability to successfully manage organisational change, financial reporting and KPIs, and quality improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders including VMOs;
  • Have a passion for people and team motivation
  • Formal management qualifications or working towards the same
  • Previous experience in successful Accreditation preparation with the NSQHS National Standards
  • Excellent understanding of clinical governance principles
  • Experience in leading groups and projects, adopting new concepts and facilitating change
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary clinical risk management strategies that promote and ensure high quality patient care.


About the Hospital

Glenferrie Private Hospital has 3 modern operating theatres with the latest equipment, and a purpose-built day surgery facility. We specialise in providing care for private short-stay patients undergoing orthopaedic and specialist surgery. While our atmosphere is relaxed, our equipment and facilities are at the forefront of medical technology and practice.

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".



Everyone who joins Ramsay:

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19, including a third dose if required under State health orders
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases


For enquiries about this opportunity, please contact Lisa McFadden, CEO on


Application close: 8th July 2022 at 11:55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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