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Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Reference 18159
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 13 April 2017
Location Gippsland
Company Information Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH)
Job Description

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is a 289 bed hospital and is the largest regional hospital in Gippsland providing a comprehensive range of health care services including acute, sub-acute, ambulatory care, aged and mental health care services along with community based mental health services.

A new opportunity has arisen for a suitable experienced and professional leader to join Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH).

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), this newly created position as Deputy Chief Medical Officer will work closely with the General Manager Medical Services and Medical Management Registrar to provide leadership and support to all junior and senior medical staff.

Responsibilities include:
• Supporting the CMO in providing professional leadership to medical staff at LRH
• Assisting in the development of the junior and senior medical workforce through best practice recruitment and performance management processes
• Manage projects relating to medical administration
• Assisting in management of medico-legal claims
• Manage credentialing processes
• Oversight to the in-house pharmacy service; and
• Provide clinical governance support to smaller health services with the southwest Gippsland region.

Applicants must hold an MBBS or equivalent, current practicing registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner, Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administration (or substantially working towards such qualification), proven experience in medical management and the provision of high level leadership with the ability to develop team performance and manage medical practitioners.

Further details are available on the position description or by contacting Dr Simon Fraser, Chief Medical Officer on (03) 5173 8814; or Amanda Cameron, Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Services on (03) 5173 8816.

Applications close 7 May 2017.

The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Applications Close 7 May 2017
How to Apply Click here for more information/to apply.
Contact Info Dr Simon Fraser
Contact Phone: 0351738814

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