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Clinical Director - Primary Health Care

An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Director to join an organisation dedicated to making a long-term positive impact on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • Be at the forefront of primary health care innovation
  • Play a key role in developing and enhancing services across the region
  • Excellent base salary, remote living incentives and generous salary sacrificing options
The Position
Delivery of health care services in this location is a unique and exciting challenge. In this role, you will play a key role in developing and enhancing services across the region and will participate in region wide reform of primary health care service delivery. You will also play a lead role in the development and implementation of workforce development strategies including a teaching practice model.

The Clinical Director will provide clinical expertise in the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services as a member of a multidisciplinary team, demonstrating leadership in clinical quality and safety and fostering a culture of organisational reflection and continuous quality improvement.

This exciting position provides the right person with a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of primary health care innovation and excellence in remote Australia and offers unmatched job variety, career satisfaction, and a highly sought-after work-life balance.

The Organisation
This dynamic Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provides a comprehensive and growing range of primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people residing in regional North Queensland. Their services include General Practice, maternal and child health, social and preventative health, health promotion and education, allied health, and specialist services. The organisation strives to provide high quality health and wellbeing services in a culturally welcoming environment, to enhance the accessibility and uptake of health services and support the early identification and management of illness and chronic disease.
The Location
You will be living in a town, considered by many as the capital of northwest Queensland, located just 200 kilometres from the Northern Territory border. Over 23,000 people enjoy living in this modern community and it is an ideal location for the single professional or young couple. Over half the population is under the age of 35 years old and the majority of employees at the hospital have reported that their social life increased exponentially when they moved to the town.
There is a great range of shopping facilities including local markets and there is no shortage of nightlife with a vast range of venues offering live music, dining, theatre and entertainment. Here you can explore the outback garden, fossicking for fossils or go beneath the surface in an underground mine. Housing prices are competitive and locally there are 35 education facilities, including state and private schools, TAFE, special education, School of the Air and MIGATE.
Make the move to a town that brings out the adventurous spirit in everyone, with ample places to fish, camp, four-wheel drive or enjoy an outback sunset.
Essential Criteria
DWS position available. In order to be eligible for this exciting role, you must hold FRACGP or FACRRM with at least 2 years’ post fellowship experience and be able to supervise GP registrars with GMT. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
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