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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17490
Position Title Director Medical Services - Northern
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Southern NSW Local Health District
Geographical Location Goulburn
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 40
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Director of Medical Services is a member of the Senior Cluster Management team/teams reporting to the General Manager and professionally to the Executive Director Medical Services and a member of the wider Local Health District Senior Management team.


Working closely with the General Manager and Director of Nursing and Midwifery to provide safe, effective and efficient patient care by high level medical administration input including management of clinical services, participation in clinical governance with a focus on medical workforce education and medical service management.


Director of Medical Services

Southern NSW Local Health District if offering an exciting opportunity in medical administration and leadership.


Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) extends from the NSW South Coast offering pristine beaches, the Southern Tablelands, across the Great Dividing Range and the Snowy Mountains with easy access to snow fields and surrounds the Australian Capital Territory.  SNSWLHD Hospitals and Community Health Centres provide a range of services including emergency, intensive care, coronary care, maternity, acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute, primary, community and mental health services.


About the role

Southern NSW Local Health District have an exciting opportunity for two Directors of Medical Services.   Clinical duties may be included on application.


Director Medical Services Northern is responsible for coverage of:

Goulburn Health Service, Bourke Street Hospital, Crookwell Hospital, Yass Hospital and Queanbeyan Hospital.


Director Medical Services Bega Valley is responsible for coverage of:

South East Regional Hospital (Bega), Pambula Hospital, Cooma Hospital, Bombala Hospital and Delegate MPS


Coverage of related community, primary health services and District Wide services will also be part of the Director Medical Services role.


The Director of Medical Services structured within the Clinical Operations Directorate is a senior member of the Senior Management team/teams reporting to the General Manager and professionally to the Executive Director of Medical Services.


Working closely with the General Manager and Director of Nursing and Midwifery to provide a safe, effective and efficient patient care in the provision of high level medical administration input, management of clinical services, participation in clinical governance with a focus on medical education, medical engagement and medical service management.



Employment is offered in accordance with the Staff Specialists (State) Award or the Medical Superintendent (State) Award. Remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.



If you are interested in joining Southern NSW Local Health District in leading and supporting Medical Workforce? Please apply directly including provision of supporting documentation directly via eCredential.


Applications for the position pf Director Medical Services - Northern will be received via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=6cb88128-c9ef-456e-97a7-5db5346cf5c4 and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please contact Medical Recruitment Officer on 64919114 or 61507345 or email: SNSWLHD-MedicalRecruitment@health.nsw.gov.au



For these great opportunities it is strongly encouraged that you contact either: Ms Michelle Arrowsmith, Executive Director Clinical Operations on 0477 370 948 or Dr Dennis Pisk, Acting Executive Director Medical Services on 0418 160 643 for more information.


Selection Criteria Medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (APRHA)

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators or FRACMA trainee or equivalent

Evidence of a Class C Drivers Licence and the ability and the ability and willingness to travel for work purposes. This may involve travelling long distances.

Demonstrated high level communication, consultation, negotiation and teamwork skills across the full range of stakeholders with demonstrated skills in leadership.

Superior understanding and high level of achievement concerning the development of contemporary medical management systems, policies and processes.

Demonstrated achievement concerning clinical governance activities with particular focus on improving systems concerning clinical outcomes; clinical audits; peer review; morbidity and mortality.

Track record in sound financial management including application of activity based funding to clinical and financial performance and achievement across a range of performance measures particularly ESAP and ETP targets.

Evidence of leadership concerning medical workforce development and planning including senior medical appointments and credentialing.
Contact Person Michelle Arrowsmith
Contact Number 0477370948
Contact Email michelle.arrowsmith@health.nsw.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Dennis Pisk
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email dennis.pisk@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 04/05/2018
Additional Information (URL)

Supporting Documents
Position Description Position Description - DMS Northern - April 2018.pdf
Application Guide