Position Details


Reference Number 158488
Position Title Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Chief Nursing Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Strategic, pivotal, innovative and future-focused leadership role
  • Executive Remuneration (TR) role reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the organisation

Formed in 1998, the organisation’s dedicated team of over 7000 staff and 1300 volunteers provide a broad range of primary, community, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency, sub-acute and acute care services across 22 sites including:

  • University Hospital Geelong
  • Community health services at key locations throughout the region such as Belmont and Newcomb
  • Aged care through the McKellar Centre in North Geelong and Alan David Lodge in Charlemont
  • Rehabilitation services at the McKellar Centre, North Geelong and Belmont

About the role

The Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer is the organisation’s principal officer with responsibility for clinical governance, leadership and strategic development of the nursing & midwifery workforce.  The role is responsible for an integrated model of:

  • Quality & Patient Safety 
  • Clinical Education & Training
  • Library and Literacy
  • Access & Central Resource Unit
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Infection Control and Prevention 
  • Practice Development  
  • Spiritual Care

This role also has executive responsibility for the Rural and Regional Collaboration for the Barwon South Western Region.

About the culture

Join an organisation that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a key strategic partner to improving outcomes for Barwon Health, our staff, patients and the community.

 Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Nurse/Midwife Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Essential: PhD preferable, minimum Masters level academic preparation
Essential: Outstanding track record in leading the nursing and midwifery workforce
Essential: Proven ability to lead and manage at a senior level in a health care setting
Essential: Sound financial and management experience
Contact Person Perry Muncaster  
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0419 885 792 
Closing Date 21/02/2019
Position Description
File name 
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.