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Director of Medical Services

Deliver effective leadership and quality health services in regional NSW

  • Take the next step in your career with this leadership opportunity
  • Experienced and supportive team culture
  • Great regional community
The Position
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Director Medical Services to provide high level medical administration advice and leadership to a committed team of medical officers, providing a broad range of clinical services. The role will provide overall management and support of VMOs, Staff Specialists and JMOs.

As part of the Executive Team, and working closely with the General Manager, you will provide leadership management and strategic direction to improve the quality of health care.

The role requires a collaborative approach to lead all aspects of medical service delivery, day to day operational management, and clinical governance including improvement initiatives within the service.

The Local Health District
This Local Health District provides a range of public health services across a geographic area of approximately 125,631 square kilometres. With around 241,000 residents living within the district, the LHD employs approximately 4,000 staff who work within the 31 hospitals and community facilities.
The main facility is a 117 bed hospital providing a range of acute specialist services (both resident & visiting) including emergency medicine, general medicine, surgery, paediatric medicine, oncology, obstetrics, intensive care, respiratory medicine, renal dialysis and rheumatology. Each year there are approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 540 births.
Additional services include physiotherapy, dietetics, pharmacy, occupational therapy and Aboriginal health. There are also a range of diagnostic services including Pathology, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, General X-Ray and Mammography.
The Location
Located in regional New South Wales, this community is well known for its world class wineries and gourmet produce. Surrounded by lakes and National Parks there are endless opportunities for sailing, bushwalking and bird watching to ensure you relax in your downtime. This rural community offers a relaxed lifestyle and with daily coach services and flights to major capital cities, you will be easily accessible for visitors to join you in this country haven.
You will find a large selection of educational facilities both private and public, with links to tertiary options available in nearby towns. You will find a large selection of housing options from units to large acreage for purchase or rent.
Essential Criteria
This leadership opportunity will suit an applicant that possesses or is working towards obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (FRACMA). 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.

Deliver effective leadership and quality health services in regional NSW. Contact Michael for a confidential discussion to find out more.

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