Executive Director - Governance

Job Title: Executive Director - Governance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South Brisbane
Salary: $240000 - $250000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-18
Reference: JO-1907-96650
Contact Name: Hannah Foley-Lewis
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 16:52

Job Description

About the Company
Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

Metro South Health are currently recruiting key Executive leadership positions, including the Executive Director Governance.

The Executive Director Governance reports to the Chief Executive and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team whose members also report to the Chief Executive. The teams reporting to this position provide high level intelligence to the areas of Patient Safety, Quality, Compliance and Risk and to the Board.
 To this end, the position is responsible for performance and outcomes of MSH’s governance systems including:
  • All aspects of safety and quality, including strategy, clinical governance systems, Accreditation and clinical standards
  • Legislative compliance
  • Legal Services
  • Board Secretary and functions
  • Risk Management
  • Financial and Human Resource Delegations

The Executive Director will work with the Chief Executive and the Senior Leadership Team in the development and execution of strategy for MSH, taking full accountability for all aspects of governance, quality, safety, compliance, risk and corporate governance (Board Secretary) systems to optimise quality outcomes, statutory and policy compliance and continuous improvement. 
To provide expert advice to the Chief Executive and the Board and assist in executing their governance responsibilities and to ensure that they are appropriately informed on a timely basis of all significant governance, quality, safety, audit and risk matters. 
To obtain the Role Description and the Executive Applicant Information AND TO APPLY please visit:
 *All applications must be submitted through the smartjobs link above. 
Metro South Health have partnered with Davidson to assist in recruiting Metro South Health’s Executive leaders. After considering the role description, qualified candidates are invited to contact Davidson for a confidential discussion about this position, prior to submitting an application.
Please contact Mr David Reynolds (0410 471 652) General Manager Client Development - Executive & Boards; or Mr Marcus Engeman (0431 804 418), Principal Consultant - Health, Human Services, Research & Higher Education. 
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