Position Details
Reference Number 40020
Position Title Director Clinical Services - Jessie McPherson
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Jessie McPherson Private Hospital
Department Jessie McPherson Executive Office
Location Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, Clayton
Position Summary
  • Pivotal leadership role. Join us in our relentless pursuit of providing exceptional care for every person, every time
  • An outstanding opportunity to provide exceptional clinical leadership and management across our organisation
  • Opportunity to report on clinical performance to the Board and Board Quality Committee meetings and deputise for the Chief Executive Officer.

About Jessie McPherson Private Hospital

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital is a 103 bed tertiary level private hospital which has been co-located at Monash Medical Centre Clayton since 1987. Our co-location with Monash Health provides a unique opportunity for access to world-renowned research and teaching facilities. Jessie McPherson Private Hospital also has a wider official specialist role for greater Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate in such specialties as cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosciences, gastrosciences, vascular surgery, general medical and respiratory, maternity and neonatal services. 

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and as a key member of the Executive Leadership team, the Director Clinical Services (DCS) will be accountable for the clinical, professional and financial performance of the clinical services area, ensuring the consistent delivery of high quality, effective and efficient patient care. 

Key responsibilities for the role focus on delivering outcomes across four core areas:

  • Quality care
  • People
  • Operational performance
  • Financial performance

There is a requirement to deputise for the Chief Executive Officer as required, and report on clinical performance to the Kitaya Holdings Board and Board Quality Committee meetings.

Your experience and expertise

Your experience in senior clinical management roles has enabled you to build a track record of success.  Your achievements include professional leadership of a significant clinical workforce within an acute healthcare organisation and in addition, you can demonstrate:

  • knowledge of and experience in implementing governance frameworks
  • experience leading clinical areas through accreditation processes
  • an understanding of healthcare financial systems and budgets, including revenue and cost drivers
  • understanding of relevant legislative, statutory and industrial frameworks
  • clear thinking and problem solving capability, and proven ability to identify and implement creative solutions to complex problems
  • strong project management and data analysis skills
  • strategic thinking capability combined with a “can do” approach

You are a dynamic leader with a sound clinical knowledge base. You are an excellent communicator, with highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills, enabling you to engage effectively across a wide range of stakeholders. You are likely to hold postgraduate qualifications in a relevant chosen field, or you are working towards attaining them. 

What we offer you

This full-time permanent position enables you to work in a private hospital within a dynamic health environment of Monash Health, which is the largest public health service in Victoria. We offer a generous salary package dependent on experience, including salary packaging. There is opportunity for ongoing professional development, a flexible and friendly work environment, located close to public transport and the Monash Freeway.

To apply and for more information

To apply for this opportunity download the Position Description; apply online with your cover letter and resume.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Contact Person
Anne Howe Chief Executive Officer 0409 093 658
Lucy Johnston Recruitment Specialist 0436 626 130
Advertising Closing 23/10/2019
Position Documents
Director Clinical Services JMPH Position Description Position Description _DCS_October 2019 JMPH.pdf
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