Executive Director Acute Services
- Outstanding Executive Leadership role
- Champion continuous improvement
- Foster deep stakeholder relationships
The Executive Director Acute Services is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of a range of acute surgical and medical programs and services, to deliver excellence in patient outcomes and care. This position has executive responsibility to contribute to the organisational strategic plan whilst focusing on performance improvement across patient access and quality of care. Continuing to foster the already established strong relationships with all clinicians will be a high priority. The driving of strategic initiatives such as; discharge management process, the management of specialist clinics, managing patient flow, theatre efficiency and meeting elective surgery targets will also be key areas of focus for this position.
The successful candidate will be a strategic and collaborative leader, with outstanding stakeholder relationship skills coupled with extensive experience gained in acute services and healthcare management, operating within a complex environment. The appointee will be highly innovative and engaging and demonstrate expertise in continuous improvement and quality assurance. Presenting with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will be a strong people manager, with the proven ability to lead.
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service, which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne.
Part of Australia’s largest not-for-profit Catholic health and aged care network, St Vincent’s Health Australia, SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. As a major teaching hospital, St Vincent’s has a well-earned reputation as one of Australia’s most respected public healthcare providers.
For more information visit: www.svhm.org.au
To apply – please use the reference SVHeda0218, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.