Position Details
Reference Number 54988
Position Title Surgical Recovery and Reform Partner - Orthopaedic Stream
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Surgical, Perioperative and Procedural Division
Location Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
  • Support the delivery of surgical recovery and reform across Monash Health
  • Play a leadership role within the surgical program team
  • In-house learning portals

About the Surgery, Perioperative and Procedural Services Division, Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life.

More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to a fair, non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all. 

The division brings together two hospitals undergoing significant change and development and forms the basis for continued growth in demand in our community. The surgical and interventional services agenda is a major priority and will require significant and senior attention as we recover from the two years of Covid 19 impact. There has been an evolution of the reform and recovery programs over the past year with the waves for the pandemic and the increasing size of the elective surgery challenge

About the Role

As a senior member of the surgical team, the Surgical Recovery and Reform Partner will support the delivery of the surgical program recovery and reform program with a priority of the orthopaedic model of care.

Working closely with the Deputy Chief Operating Officer, General Managers, Program Directors and Clinical Leads, you will provide project leadership, structure and discipline to support the senior leaders to deliver surgical recovery and reform initiatives in alignment with organisational priorities and the implementation of Monash Health’s Surgical Recovery and Reform Program.

The Surgical Recovery and Reform Partner manages complex, integrated project activities, ensuring governance and risk management are in place and stakeholders remain engaged with the project. This role requires highly developed analysis, problem solving and project management skills, a proven ability to influence, manage large, complex multi-disciplinary change and the ability to deliver complex, high-profile projects on time, within budget and to scope. The ideal candidate will be a highly experienced project leader with strong commercial acumen, a high level of strategic capability and evidence of taking a strong people focus to instil rigour and best practice across project activities.

About You:

  • Highly developed analytical skills and ability to identify and present opportunities and options for transformation, including detailed and effective financial modelling
  • Proven project management expertise delivering transformation projects with competing priorities and a broad range of stakeholders
  • Extensive experience in delivery of complex change projects and effective change management and engagement in the healthcare industry
  • Highly developed skills in influencing without authority to achieve project outcomes
  • Extensive experience facilitating cross functional teams to deliver change
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively influence and build sustainable and successful relationships with people and teams across all levels of an organisation.

What you need:

  • Relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification is required
  • Relevant postgraduate tertiary qualification is desirable
  • Project management / Change management certification is required
  • Certification in process redesign and improvement science is desirable
  • Current and satisfactory employee Working With Children Check as per Working With Children Act 2005 
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check (must also comply with Aged Care Act 1997 Accountability Amendment Principles 2012 if working in Aged Care settings) 
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence 

What we offer – in return:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • mentorship and career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

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

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Contact Person
Cath Cronin Deputy Chief Operating Officer 955 48456
Advertising Closing 19/08/2022
Proposed End Date 14/07/2024
Position Documents
PD Surgical Recovery and Reform Partner - Orthopaedic stream Position Description - Surgical Recovery and Reform Partner Orthopaedic Stream June 22.pdf
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