Clinical Director – Women’s and Children’s Division

  • Calvary Public Hospital
  • Bruce ACT, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Clinical Director – Women’s and Children’s Division (Senior Staff Specialist)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Permanent Full Time Position

Salary is negotiable plus allowances

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Seeking a rewarding career opportunity?

About the role

The Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Calvary Public Hospital, Bruce will be supported by an established Nursing Leadership team and lead a dedicated team of Consultants and Junior Medical Workforce who are focused on providing optimal clinical outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversite of clinical medical practice and ongoing management of patients within the Division.
  • Participate in the on-call roster.
  • Clinical leadership, professional supervision and support to staff including junior medical officers
  • Participate in collaborative education, training and professional development requirements of staff within the service, in line with professional standards, College requirements and Calvary Public Hospital Bruce priorities
  • Collaborate with Women’s Health Services and consumers in the ACT, for the planning and provision of services that best meet the needs of the community, in line with CPHB strategic priorities.
  • Actively contribute to the achievement of Calvary Public Hospital Bruce’s strategies, plans and key performances
  • Management, monitoring and coordination of specific clinical governance processes to ensure patient safety including mortality & morbidity meetings, clinical review and investigation and active participation in the organisational wide clinical governance.  
  • Supervise the recruitment, professional development, competencies and utilisation of the medical workforce to meet service and patient needs

 What you bring 

  • Current registration with no restrictions as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).
  • Extensive technical and professional competence in the specialty practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical supervision, teaching and professional development of junior medical staff and other relevant staff to foster safe clinical practice and development of the medical profession
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary models of care in the maternity setting including midwifery led care and professional issues impacting on workforce retention 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including effective negotiation and conflict resolution, and an ability to liaise effectively at all levels of work, and interact as part of a diverse professional team
  • Ability to implement improvement and innovation in the clinical setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to deliver quality assurance measures, research and best practice models of operation, within accreditation and organisational requirements.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation. 

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Tuesday 28th March 2023

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: http://www.calvary-act.com.au/career-vacancies.html

Note the outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to temporary, full-time and part-time positions within 12 months

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: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

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 including Influenza vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt.

Contact Officer for further information:

Michelle Thinius

A/g Director Women's and Children Division

Phone: 0419 559 878

Email: [email protected]


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