Head of Department - Emergency Medicine

NSW, NSW, Australia

Enjoy an enhanced work-life balance, working as an Emergency Department Clinical Director in a regional area, characterised by natural beauty whilst living within an hour’s drive of Sydney

  • Have real impact by shaping the strategic direction of the Emergency Department
  • Invest in the next generation of Emergency Medicine Doctors by providing clinical leadership and training to junior Doctors
  • Enjoy research opportunities to delve further into the issues facing Emergency Medicine today
Attractive salary package

The Position

Utilise your breadth of knowledge and experience to take responsibility for a growing Emergency Department, dedicated to providing care and treatment for the surrounding community. Bring out the best in your collegues and staff to provide a high standard of multi-disciplinary care.

The Head of Department is accountable for the direction of the whole service and staff. This accountability extends to the areas of clinical leadership, clinical governence, patient flow and logistics, strategic/business planning, financial and budgetary management, management of medical staff and academic and research duties.

The Hospital

Enjoy working within a network of hospitals providing community based health services and tertiary care services, for a Local Health District truly dedicated to serving their community. All hospitals provide a range of both in-patient and outpatient services to patients from within the district boundaries as well as beyond.

The Location

Take advantage of living and working in an area characterised by natural beauty, offering a vast arrange of outdoor activities to enjoy.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in this role you will need to hold a substantive medical appointment and have demonstrated current clinical practice in Emergency Medicine.

Demonstrated managerial ability in strategic clinical services planning and the provision of patient focused, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective clinical service is essential and relevant clinical management expertise, post graduate management qualifications including Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators Fellowship or Associate Fellowship or attendance at appropriate management courses would be highly regarded.

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