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Director of Clinical Services

Apply now Job no: 536247
Work type: Full time
Location: Shepparton Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered



  • Dreaming of moving to Regional Victoria?
  • Tired of peak hour traffic and unaffordable housing?
  • Join a vibrant and supportive team and in this fantastic role!

Come and discover what Regional Victoria has to offer and take the Executive leadership step that you’ve been dreaming of!


Shepparton Private Hospital is an 87 bed hospital proudly offering a comprehensive range of services, ensuring the Goulburn Valley community have access to advanced health care services.  Services include orthopaedics, cancer care, plastic surgery, weight loss surgery, investigative procedures, mental health, allied health, general medicine and more.


About You

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

This is the perfect opportunity for an emerging Director of Clinical Services (DCS) or an executive leader looking for a tree change. 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, team work 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 meet the following essential criteria:

  • Registered Nurse with at least 3- 5 years’ experience in senior management positions 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, and
  • Formal management qualifications or working towards the same


The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the DCS 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
  • 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.


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 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, and how it operates its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

Why choose a Ramsay career?

We believe our people are our most important asset.

That is why we work hard to foster a positive, supportive and inclusive culture across Ramsay Health Care.

With more than 30,000 employees in Australia, as well as hundreds of facilities across 10 countries, Ramsay is proud to be a leader in providing world-class health care. Our international footprint offers a wealth of professional opportunities to suit any stage of your career.

We offer strong, flexible career pathways and have a genuine commitment to work-life balance, learning and development. We are also committed to maintaining our employer-of-choice status through a great range of employee benefits and programs.



All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include A Cover letter, CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

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 enquires regarding this position please contact Kara Ward on


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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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