Chief Nursing Officer - Fisher Leadership
Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 12/08/2022
REF: SVHcno0722
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Nursing Officer

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 12/08/2022
REF: SVHcno0722
  • Outstanding executive opportunity in prestigious health service
  • Advance high quality patient centred care
  • Drive innovation to meet the workforce demands of the future

 
The Position
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) seeks to appoint a dynamic, collaborative and innovative Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). As the health service continues to grow in size and scope, the CNO will provide clinical leadership directly to all nursing staff and indirectly to all staff fostering a culture that values excellence in patient care and supports an environment of safety, continuous improvement and professional development.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and based at the Fitzroy campus, the CNO will oversee the Nurse Workforce Unit which includes Education and Learning as well as the Nursing Executive Team and will champion research and improvement activities undertaken in collaboration with Australian Catholic University. A key element of the position will be to develop a skilled and sustainable nursing workforce, one that supports the organisation’s expanding services and evolving needs. Maintaining nursing clinical standards, professional conduct and leadership development is also a key element of the position.
The successful candidate will have nursing management experience gained at a senior level in a large, demanding and multi-disciplinary healthcare organisation.  Evidencing a record of driving clinical governance and performance improvement, the appointee will demonstrate expertise and knowledge of best practice principles relating to continuous improvement and quality assurance. Known as an ardent advocate for the Nursing profession and recognised as a leader with highly developed people management  skills who readily fosters a climate that supports the growth and development of individuals, the appointee will have outstanding interpersonal skills and will live by the values of compassion, justice, integrity and excellence.
The Organisation
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is a private not-for profit provider of public tertiary health services. Over 7,000 dedicated staff work across 16 sites to provide a range of services, including acute medical and surgical services, emergency and critical care, aged care, diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care and residential care. SVHM works work with a vast network of collaborative partners to deliver high quality treatment, teaching, education and research.
SVHM is part of the St Vincent’s Health Australia which is Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and aged care provider. It is part of the Mary Aikenhead Ministries which has a rich heritage of providing services to all people, especially those who are poor, marginalised and vulnerable.
To apply – click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ and using reference SVHcno0722, address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff or Liz Jones, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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