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Executive Director Medical Services - Chief Medical Officer

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Jul 19 2022

Executive Director Medical Services – Chief Medical Officer

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Permanent Full Time Position



About the role:

This is an unprecedented opportunity to join the Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) Executive to grow and shape the future of healthcare in the ACT. Calvary's growth strategy is centred on expanding and providing excellent, patient focused, integrated health services.


As the Executive Director, Medical Services – Chief Medical Officer you will provide exceptional advice and support to the General Manager and the broader executive team. You understand that CPHB’s success is your number one key performance indicator and you  will drive a program of process improvement and change.


CBHP is committed to high quality and responsive patient care. Together with the General Manager you will be focussed on assurance of compliance with professional standards, credentialing and code of practice, facilitating contemporary practice, models of care and performance guidance to achieve best practice.  You, and your team will maintain strong relationships and work collaboratively with the Executive, Regional team, Calvary National and ACT Government to realise strategic opportunities aligned to the Calvary Growth Strategy, Calvary Strategic Intent and ACT Government priorities.


Key Accountabilities include:

  • Lead the clinical workforce to enhance contemporary safe practice, innovative models of care and service growth
  • Ensure CPHB meets its responsibilities to provide clinical experience, mentor support and professional development for pre and post graduate clinical education and the broader medical workforce 
  • Ensure that Clinical Governance and quality/safety are embedded within everyday practice for all associated clinical professionals
  • Governance and management of credentialing processes and scope of practice for medical practitioners in accordance with the role delineation of CPHB
  • Facilitate a culture of ethics and research in accordance with Catholic Health Care Ethical Standards in partnership with other professional groups to progress innovation in clinical practice, teaching and service development/growth
  • Lead a culture of workforce engagement including strategies to support retention and professional development of the workforce
  • Representing CPHB with relevant Government authorities, partners, and key stakeholders relevant to the profession and portfolio
  • Management and reporting of key performance indicators within target and initiate strategies to improve performance
  • Management of workforce recruitment and selection, professional development and performance management  
  • Management of allocated budget and resources in accordance with budget parameters


What you bring 

To be considered for this position, you will be a strong people leader who demonstrates extensive experience at a senior management or executive level.

You have current professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in a relevant professional discipline and extensive experience as well as tertiary qualifications in medical administration, or you are working towards them.

Your ability to engage others and embrace organisational change is critical as you shape practice and process by your detailed knowledge of the strategic and operational issues facing the local, regional and national health systems.

You will also be expected to gain and maintain a security clearance at the required level.


Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Sunday 26th June 2022


How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:


About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community

care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies


Contact Officer for further information:

Robin Haberecht

General Manager

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