- Full Time
- Health Care and Allied Health, Management, Nursing, Executive and Senior Management
- State Government
- Job posted on: 08 Aug 2019
- Applications close: 05 Sep 2019 (expired)
Tasmanian Health Service (THS) is Tasmania's public health service, directly accountable to the Secretary, Department of Health for streamlining governance and supporting local decision making.
The THS has a clear responsibility and accountability for governing and delivering high quality, efficient and integrated healthcare services in their area, through the public hospital system and primary and community health services (including mental health and oral health services).
The nurses and midwives at THS provide the highest quality patient care through a person-first approach. They provide care across a wide range of facilities and services from acute hospitals to primary health: community and mental health.
Tasmanian Health Service (THS), now has an exciting leadership opportunity for an Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery(EDNM) to join their team. This is a full-time position based in Hobart.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of the Tasmanian Health Service and working collegially with the Chief Nurse of the Department of Health, this position is responsible for providing high level specialist advice on nursing and midwifery policy and clinical workforce planning with the THS, in order to support the delivery of safe, effective and high-quality integrated patient and client care.
The EDNM is also responsible for driving consistency of nursing and midwifery practice across the THS with a focus on driving cultural change towards 'Magnet' principles.
To read the full position description and selection criteria, please go to: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/114231
Healthcare in Tasmania is characterised by strong team work and close professional relationships with peers, other health professionals and communities. Tasmanian Health Service recruit from all over Australia and the world which brings together the best training and professional experience, and a diverse range of unique perspectives. There are many advantages to working in the Tasmanian public health system.
Tasmania offers an enviable lifestyle, as well as a good economy, very affordable housing and a great lifestyle in one of the world's most beautiful environments. It is the smallest Australian state, but it has all of the services and facilities needed to make it a safe and relaxing home. Many Tasmanians enjoy the benefits of a city lifestyle, combined with easy access to beaches, rivers, lakes and national parks, others live with these right on their doorstep.
A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer for this position, circa $161,361 + super based on the skills and experience you are bringing to the role. You will also have access to salary packaging options and a vehicle for work and private use, to further increase your take home pay.
THS welcomes interstate recruits and can provide assistance with registration and relocation.
This is a fantastic opportunity to lead nursing and midwifery into an enviable position that will inform the direction for many other health services across Australia.
This opportunity won't last long so don't wait - apply now!