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Build and lead a high performing team at Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals as the Clinical Director of Medicine.

  • Deliver excellent clinical care and foster a rich training and learning environment as the Clinical Director of Medicine.
  • Immerse yourself in the unbridled beauty of the 50 000 square kilometers of the countryside to coastline towns of Wide Bay
  • Enjoy working for a health care provider who strives to support people to improve their lives by delivering patient-centered, high quality care.

Opportunity

Build and lead a high performing team at Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals as the Clinical Director of Medicine.

The Position

The Clinical Director of Medicine will develop and head a high performing team, delivering excellent clinical care, fostering a rich training and learning environment and develop the strategic academic vision.

The clinical Director will champion creating a culture of safety, and support Wide Bay’s goal of being a great place to work and a great place to receive care.

The Clinical Director will also work collaboratively with General Manager – Division of Medicine, Nursing Director and other Directors to deliver an effective overall General Medicine service.

The Clinical Director will:

• Assume overall responsibility for the delivery of specialist services in the Department of Medicine, ensuring provision of an effective seven day a week consultant lead model of care.

• Provide overall Clinical Directorship including the development of protocols and models of care; monitoring and reporting on relevant benchmarks.

• Ensure provision of General Medicine services to patients is in accordance with the standards of the discipline and the ethics of the profession

• Work cooperatively with the General Manager and nursing teams to lead General Medicine services, and ensure integration of multidisciplinary teams within the departments

• Initiate, encourage and participate in research, evaluation and evidence-based care aimed at achieving demonstrable improvements and service outcomes

For a full role description please get in touch with Nathan, recruitment consultant for General Medicine.

The location

The Wide Bay Area spans a huge 48,598 square kilometres of countryside to coastline towns and cities, where you can enjoy exploring rustic country landscapes surrounding timeless towns or drive to nearby sea-side cities. The options for enjoyment are endless.

The Hospital

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service is responsible for the delivery of public hospital and

health services including medical, surgical, emergency, obstetrics, paediatrics, specialist

outpatient clinics, mental health, critical care and clinical support services.

The Clinical Director Role will be servicing the Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals.

The vision of which, alongside the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service at large is “Care Comes First… Through Patients’ Eyes”, with the purpose of supporting people to improve their lives by delivering patient- centered, high quality care.

Essential Criteria

• Mandatory possession of a Medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with AHPRA

• Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) is preferred, as recognised by the Australian Medical Council, including maintenance of CPD and good standing as required by AHPRA for the maintenance of Specialist Registration.

• Specialist Registrants will be preferred in all positions; however non-specialists or overseas trained specialists may be considered where appropriate and significant progression towards fellowship can be demonstrated. Applicants who have completed specialist qualifications but are yet to be registered as a specialist are encouraged to apply.

• All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice (SoCP) by the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service Credentialing and SoCP committee. Information presented for application will be presented to the committee during the selection process, and all appointments are subject to maintenance of SoCP within the CSCF for the facilities in which clinical work is to be undertaken. (This process must be completed prior to commencement.)

If you would like more information on this role please contact Nathan for a confidential discussion today