Director and Staff Specialist in Palliative Care

Just north of Sydney, you'll be living in a highly sort after location and working with a supportive and experienced team

  • Located on the coast, just over an hour from Sydney
  • Accredited teaching hospital with modern facilities
  • Play a key role in the development of Palliative Care Services
The Opportunity
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Palliative Care Specialist to play a key role in the overall leadership, governance, planning and development of Palliative Care services across the local Health District. The role will be split 60% director duties and 40% clinical. This is a significant leadership role, integral in driving the service forward with providing high quality, safe, effective, efficient, contemporary clinical services to patients and local communities.The Director will also responsible for the effective management of the clinical, financial and human resources of the service. 
 
The Hospital 

This teaching hospital is a principal referral and regional trauma center. It provides a range of medical, surgical and maternity services to a growing community of more than 330,000 residents. The hospital’s mixed Emergency Department see approximately 55,000 presentations annually. The Palliative Care Service compromises of nursing staff, medical staff specialists and registrars, bereavement counsellors, volunteer coordinator and volunteers, an Occupational Therapist (OT) and is supported by administration staff. The service provides community-based support to people in their homes and in RACFs.
 
The Location 
This city is an hour's drive from Sydney and offers the waterfront lifestyle with plenty of natural diversity. It is lined with beautiful coastlines, golden beaches, alluring lakes, pristine national parks, with the mild climate offering comfortable surrounds all year round.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and have appropriate experience to practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner in Palliative Care. You must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. 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.
 
Experience all the joys of idyllic, coastal living without being too far away from the action of the city! This enticing opportunity is not to be missed; to express your interest contact us today.