Executive Director of Medical Services

Lead an innovative and dynamic health service dedicated to continuous improvement

  • Be at the forefront of a large and diverse medical workforce
  • State-wide responsibilities
  • Influence the shape of future development
The Position
As a senior member of the hospital executive and as part of the THS clinical governance structure, the Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) will provide clinical leadership focussed on continuous improvement in local and state-wide whole-of-system clinical service provision. The position has State-wide responsibilities in the areas of credentialing, safety and quality, emergency management and system reform, in addition to local clinical governance and medical leadership responsibilities. The position also oversees the medical workforce and service delivery across the region. 

This is a hands-on, operational role in which you can utilise your skills to shape the future development of this health service.

The Health Service
You will be working at an innovative and dynamic health service that has a range of facilities including two acute hospitals, three district hospitals and seven community health centres. The two hospitals both have very busy emergency, general medical and general surgical departments. Anaesthetic, obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics are primarily located at one site with outpatient services at both sites. Orthopaedic and rehabilitation services and six bed ICU are located at one site. Onsite support services in pathology, imaging and pharmacy are extensive.
The health service participates in a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program with the onsite Rural Clinical School. The health service has a great sense of community and camaraderie, with strong social and professional networks. They pride themselves on valuing staff and strive to create a positive and friendly working environment.
The Location
Tasmania’s North West can provide an enviable lifestyle and great career advantages. Here you have it all right on your door step - from dramatic coastlines to world class beaches, rugged mountains, highland lakes, and extensive heritage listed wilderness.
On offer is a relaxed lifestyle, an amazing array of outdoor pursuits, a flourishing cafe culture and welcoming communities. Lifestyle advantages include affordable housing and a high-quality education system with access for all to a range of schools, colleges and the University of Tasmania.
Essential Criteria
This leadership opportunity will suit a highly motivated applicant that possesses Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (FRACMA). Executive-level experience and capacity in strategically leading a large and diverse medical workforce is desirable. 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.

Now is an ideal time to join this health service and influence the shape of future development. Contact Richard for a confidential discussion to find out more.