Chief Medical Officer
- Opportunity to join one of Sydney’s distinguished providers of public health
- Collaborate with the broader SVHA to shape enterprise service delivery
- Work for an organisation committed to their mission and values
St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney (SVHNS) seeks to appoint a high calibre professional to the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO). They will provide leadership and strategic direction to medical staff, research and pathology services across SVHNS. The CMO also has a leadership role in clinical governance and clinical systems innovation, driving excellent and compassionate clinical care, research and education.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CMO will work closely with the Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Chief Research Officer, Medical Workforce Unit Manager and the other executives. They will foster excellence in patient outcomes and experiences through clinician leadership with a focus on clinician work satisfaction, clinician led research and evidence-based practice that serves the diverse SVHNS patient community. In addition, they will support the delivery of the SVHNS and SVHA priorities and work closely with the St Vincent’s Sydney Health Innovation Precinct partners to advance health outcomes for their communities.
The successful candidate will be a highly credible medical leader with well-defined experience in a public or private setting across a large metropolitan or regional health service. Equipped with strong relational and engagement skills, the appointee will demonstrate a patient and consumer focused approach to evidence-based care and an understanding of contemporary issues impacting clinical services, research and pathology services. Strong interpersonal, negotiation and written communication skills will combine with an open and approachable leadership style. The appointee will demonstrate the capability to be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances in addition to the ability to act with integrity. Through their collaborative approach, they will support the execution of organisational strategy related to medicine and research. Together with a mandatory MBBS or equivalent and current practicing registration with AHPRA, the successful candidate will have clinical relevance and have demonstrated engagement with research throughout their career.
St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney is a distinguished provider of public health services located in the heart of Sydney, Darlinghurst. Established over 165 years ago, St Vincent’s Sydney has a rich history of providing compassionate and excellent patient care, reflective of the needs of the community it serves. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of specialised services across various disciplines including but not limited to cardiology, oncology, neurology, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine and more. Aligned with the Mission of the Sisters of Charity, it also has a leading reputation in the provision of mental health, drug and alcohol, homeless health and correctional health services. St Vincent’s is part of the St Vincent’s Sydney Health Innovation Precinct and has a groundbreaking research and education focus, collaborating with globally-renown academic institutions and research organisations to drive medical innovation and develop new treatment modalities. Additionally, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, Australia’s largest not for profit healthcare provider with a vision to provide a better and fairer health and aged care system for all.
For more information on the organisation visit: https://www.svha.org.au/
Applications close: Friday 19 January 2024
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference SVHceo0723, addressing your cover letter and resume to Dani White of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.Download candidate information