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Director of Medical Services
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Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 20 June 2018
Location NSW
Company Information Bathurst Hospital
Job Description

Who Are We?


The Bathurst Hospital is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to providing the highest level of healthcare and improving the health and wellbeing of our community.

Bathurst Hospital serves a town population of roughly 45,000 people but a significantly larger catchment and the Emergency Department see approximately 25,000 patients per year with a rate of admission of 35%.

Bathurst is Australia's oldest inland settlement.  The city offers a pleasant country lifestyle with affordable housing, excellent public and private school education and a university.  It is just two and a half hours drive from Sydney.  The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney and Canberra. Visit
www.bathurstregion.com.au for more information.

Who are we looking for?


We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Director of Medical Services who is strong team player and who will provide effective leadership and management of medical services provided by both senior and junior medical staff within a vibrant multidisciplinary setting.


The successful applicant will lead medical clinical governance including patient safety and quality improvement and contribute to initiatives that reduce unwarranted clinical variation and deliver better value care.


We expect the successful applicant to be a strong advocate for Bathurst Hospital and also to actively participate in and contribute to LHD planning activities and priorities


What can we offer?



  • Salary consistent with the Staff specialists award  including superannuation, and access to salary packaging

  • Relocation and accommodation assistance

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments

  • Flexible work/life balance

  • Attractive Salary Package, up to 5 weeks Annual Leave with 4 weeks leave including 17.5% leave loading; 5 weeks per year Training Education and Study Leave (TESL), and 10 days paid sick leave per year (dependent on classification)

  • Dynamic team environment

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development. In this regard the hospital has received provisional accreditation from the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators as a training site and the position may be highly suited to trainees in their last year of training.


We welcome applicants who can demonstrate the following:


1) Australian citizenship or permanent resident, or eligible for sponsorship to work in Australia and Registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia.


2) Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators or working towards same or other appropriate specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award with the inclusion of additional post graduate qualifications in management.


3) Experience of medical leadership and management at an executive/senior level inclusive of medical administration, medical workforce, professional practice, clinical governance, medical ethics, teaching programs, change management, and understanding and responding to Health financial, activity and reporting systems.


4) Sound knowledge of contemporary health issues, rural healthcare priorities and reform agendas within the NSW Health system.


5) High level interpersonal communication (both verbal and written) and negotiation skills at all levels of the organisation.


6) Knowledge, understanding and commitment to EEO, ethical practice, Aboriginal Health, and other relevant statements and priorities as they relate to the position.


7) Ability to travel regularly for work purposes.


Contact: Cathy Marshall A/General Manger Bathurst Hospital on telephone number 02 6330 5333


Email: Cathy.Marshall1@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications for this position will be received via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link: https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=25ee4648-bece-4aad-be03-7134e59c21dc

Follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions.  If you experience difficulties applying, please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement.  Alternatively you can contact the Coordinator Medical Recruitment on 0427 010 876.


Please Note: Paper-based applications will not be accepted. Please submit via eCredential.


Closing Date:  2 July 2018

How to Apply

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