Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Director of Medical Services
Permanent /Part time position
About the role
Within the framework of the mission, vision, values, philosophy and policies of Calvary, the Director of Medical Services provides executive management, leadership and support in the provision of clinical and other services. Other responsibilities include Clinical Governance, Clinical Leadership, Clinical Risk Management, and assisting in the Strategic Management of clinical services for Calvary Kogarah
Calvary Health Care Kogarah offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.
How to join the team
To apply for this position, please submit an online application.
Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
Essential: Registered Medical Practitioner authorised to practise by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (or working towards) and/or other Specialist recognition as provided for in the Salaried Senior Medical Practitioners or Medical Superintendent Award.Essential: Demonstrated experience at an executive/ senior level in driving a culture of professional medical administration and governance, inclusive of issues relating to medical workforce, medical professional practice, clinical governance, clinical ethics, clinical teaching and clinical leadership.Essential: Demonstrated high level of competence in interpersonal skills, consultation and effective communication with staff of the Health Service, including VMOs, professional organisations, medical associations, medical colleges and University medical schools, gained in a public health setting.Essential: Demonstrated ability and experience in clinical strategic planning and clinical leadership for the provision of programs, and services consistent with the responsibilities of the position.Essential: Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff in line with quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, work health and safety, and ethical behaviour with a demonstrated commitment to their implementation.Essential: Commitment to quality management, and proven capacity to initiate, foster and monitor an environment of continuous improvement.Essential: Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary and the ability and desire to uphold these at all times.