Executive Director, Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer

Location Victoria
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2101-102460_1612318139
Posted about 1 month ago

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria's largest not-for-profit private hospital group comprising 11 locations across Melbourne and Greater Geelong with a passionate team of more than 10,000 doctors, nurses, allied health clinicians, support staff and volunteers. Epworth has always been an innovator in Australia's health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for its patients.

Having recently celebrated its centenary, Epworth is a key part of the Victorian health landscape with compassionate, innovative and dedicated staff at the heart of its success and longevity.

The Executive Director, Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer will provide strong professional clinical nursing and midwifery leadership, vision and strategic direction across the hospitals and services, ensuring a safe and high level of patient care is delivered within the clinical governance framework. As a member of the executive team the ED CS/CNO will provide expert advice and leadership to the Group CE and Board of Management and the Clinical Services teams including Quality and Clinical Risk, Patient Experience, Infection Control, Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health education teams. The ED CS/CNO will also drive innovation through education and research, lead workforce development, continuous clinical performance improvement and the overall Group approach to Accreditation.

With current registration as a Registered Nurse Division 1 and appropriate Post Graduate qualifications, the successful ED, Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer will have significant experience in a senior executive capacity within a large health service as an innovative, strategic leader with strong stakeholder engagement skills. With a genuine passion for improving health outcomes through new models of care, education and research programs, utilisation of digital technologies and the development of a highly engaged professional clinical workforce, the ED CS/CNO will be a strong and passionate advocate for the profession. The ability to influence and inspire, empower and collaborate and drive inclusive high performing teams will all be key to the success of this role.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a leading Victorian healthcare organisation where you can truly make a difference to patients, people and the community.

To apply for this role, please visit and search for the role of Executive Director, Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer, click the link and upload your cover letter and current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Sandra Kerr (0412 503 099) or Clare McCartin (0414 595 941) at Davidson Executive & Boards