Executive Director Medical Services & Clinical Governance (Chief Medical Officer) - Peninsula Health

Job Title: Executive Director Medical Services & Clinical Governance (Chief Medical Officer) - Peninsula Health
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-17
Reference: JO-1906-95748
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2019 16:16

Job Description

  • Largest hospital (employer) in Frankston and Mornington Peninsula
  • Lead change and reform in the sector
  • Driven, supportive, inspirational leadership
Peninsula Health provides world class healthcare across the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region, with the mission to “Build a Healthy Community in Partnership”. As the major public health service for the area, care is provided for residents from birth through end of life including emergency medicine, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology, rehabilitation, oncology, mental health, aged care and care in the home. With proposed developments and growth in teaching and research, the workforce of almost 6000 staff is expected to grow over the next ten years.  Peninsula Health provides consumer focused and person-centred care that is delivered with integrity, compassion, respect and excellence. Working closely with partners including universities, industry associations and community, Peninsula Health is creating a culture with a focus on health and wellbeing, support and innovation.

The Executive Director, Medical Services and Clinical Governance (CMO) will report directly to the CEO and will provide professional and clinical leadership of the medical workforce across Peninsula Health whilst driving a supportive, inclusive and highly driven culture. As the clinical public face of the organisation, the ED MSCG will actively lead the delivery of the strategic plan and establish a framework to deliver on the educational strategy of the organisation. The ED MSCG will also be responsible for pharmacy, radiology, pathology, quality and clinical governance, medical work force planning, and will play a key role in driving an innovative research portfolio and the growth of the medical workforce.

 As a qualified Medical Practitioner, with additional tertiary qualifications in leadership and administrative management, the ED MSCG will ideally have experience as a Medical Director and Executive Administrator. Strong stakeholder engagement will be key to the success of this role, building relationships with industry bodies, universities and other relevant organisations to lead change and reform in the sector. Additional key attributes will include the ability to provide empowering leadership, be an active member of a supportive executive team, demonstrate compassion, integrity, respect for all and a genuine passion for achieving the best outcomes for staff and community.

To play a key leadership role during a time of significant change and growth at Peninsula Health, please click on the link or contact Sandra Kerr on 03 9929 9528 or Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587 for a confidential conversation.