Chief Medical Officer Southern Cross Hospitals Limited

Term: Permanent
Contact Person: Evie Wills
Phone: +64 9 967 3313

Southern Cross Hospitals proudly delivers high-quality patient-centred healthcare to 78,000 New Zealanders each year. As a valued credentialed practitioner with Southern Cross Hospitals we are pleased to inform you that we are now seeking a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to provide medical leadership as a critical link between our hospitals, practitioners, and the wider medical community. This new half-time role will be based at our National Office in Auckland, and will suit a well-respected surgeon, anaesthetist, or hospital specialist with clinical governance and private sector leadership experience.


The CMO will be a vital member of our executive leadership team, providing expert guidance on quality initiatives, business strategies, and new technologies to optimise patient experience and outcomes. To best assist the professional development of our credentialed specialists, the successful candidate will be a dynamic, open-minded influencer with a collegial character and innovative business acumen. The CMO will also work closely with the Chief of Quality and Risk and develop strong functional relationships with our clinical committees to optimise our credentialing process, and to champion our culture of safety and best practice with both specialists and our expert hospital teams of managers, nurses, administrators, and support workers.


For further information, including a position description, please contact Evie Wills, Research Associate, Hobson Leavy Executive Search, at or +64 9 967 3313.