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  • Remuneration package up to AU446k
  • Plus management allowance and further additional allowances.
  • Beautiful, idyllic coastal location.


This hospital is the heart of the regional service and is it’s secondary referral service. It is a modern facility with a first class set up servicing a catchment population of up to 60,000 people including indigenous Australians.


As Director of Medical Services you will manage the daily operations of medical services to ensure first class and care is delivered. You will also ensure high standards of clinical governance are maintained and continue to develop excellent relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Medical specialties reporting into you (via their own clinical leads, HODs etc.) will be EM, General Med, General Surgey, OBS&GYN, Anaesthesia, Geriatrics. Naturally all other medical staff such as visiting specialists, registrars, interns etc. will be indirectly under your remit.


In the job your key areas of focus will include:

  • Leadership
  • Policy.
  • Planning.
  • Quality/Risk.
  • Management of workforce.
  • Disaster planning.
  • Education.
  • Delivering care culturally appropriate and sensitively to indigenous Australians.


You will be have significant clinical experience with postgrad qualifications appropriate for the combination of clinical and administrative responsibilities. You will have medical management experience (ideally in a hospital context) and be experienced in strategic planning and management; quality improvement; clinical governance and change management. You will be a first class communicator and enjoy building relationships at all levels.


It is desirable you will have (or are undertaking) post grad quals in health admin such as FRACMA or MBA, FAFPHM etc.


This position is only available to applicants who hold relevant fellowships of Australian colleges.


For more information please contact Alasdair Spinner on al@headmedical.com


For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

al@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5276

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