General Manager - Mercy Hospital for Women - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 02/03/2022
REF: MEHmhw0222
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General Manager – Mercy Hospital for Women

Close Date: 02/03/2022
REF: MEHmhw0222
  • Newly created position
  • Senior operational role to support exciting growth strategy
  • Values based health care

Seeking a talented and passionate operational leader to lead the team at Mercy Hospital for Women. This tertiary hospital offers obstetric, gynaecological and neonatal services. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is co-located with the Special Care Nursery and collectively they care for some of Victoria’s most unwell babies. The General Manager position has been created to support an exciting growth strategy.
The Position
Mercy Health is pursuing an ambitious and exciting growth strategy. To support this development and expansion, the organisation has created a new position, that of General Manager to lead its tertiary hospital based in Heidelberg, Mercy Hospital for Women. Mercy Health seeks a talented and passionate operational leader to oversee and be accountable for the day-to-day management of this respected facility.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Health, the General Manager of Mercy Women’s Hospital will lead a supportive and dedicated team to drive continued improvement in clinical outcomes, customer experience and financial performance. Key elements of the role will be developing new models of care that provide best patient outcomes as well as coaching and developing senior managers and clinicians to ensure optimal learning and patient outcomes.
The successful candidate will have extensive management experience within a large, complex healthcare or other relevant organisation at a senior level. Recognised as an outstanding communicator and collaborator, the appointee will demonstrate a record of building high performing teams and of driving organisational change programs. Presenting as dynamic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, the new General Manager will be the sort of leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment. They will be reflective, have a growth mindset and be aligned to the values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork.
Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive experience in managing hospital patient access and flow improvement initiatives required as is an Allied Health or Nursing/Midwifery qualification.
The Organisation
Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women’s health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.
Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.
Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.
With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support its people to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference MEHmhw0222, address your cover letter and resume to Deborah Komesaroff, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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