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Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Company: Latrobe Regional Hospital
Location: VIC
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 02/03/2020
Job Contact:

Peter Craighead

(03) 5173 8810

pcraighead@lrh.com.au

Exciting medical leadership opportunity in regional health care

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services includes general and subspecialty medicine, general and subspecialty surgery and orthopaedics and extends to emergency and intensive care, perinatal services, medical and radiation oncology and haematology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units, as well as a recently refurbished maternity and paediatric unit and a new special care nursery.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne, the snowfields and the Bass coast. Gippsland is renowned for its culinary delights, wine, sport and high quality schools.

The Chief Medical Officer reports to the Executive Officer and works closely with other executive including the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Mental Health and Chief Mental Health Nurse, Executive Director of People and Culture and Executive Director of Regional Services.

The Chief Medical Officer has four reports including a Deputy Chief Medical Officer (responsible for medical staff and pharmacy), General Manager of Medical Services (medical workforce unit, consulting suites, health information and business analysis), General Manager Governance (clinical governance, BreastScreen and volunteers) and General Manager Education Training and Research. LRH is accredited for training with RACMA and has a federally funded Medical Management Registrar position.

The successful candidate will have:

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Registration to practice medicine in Australia
  • Fellowship with RACMA, AFRACMA or substantial progress towards this
  • Experience in Medical Administration would be essential and in the regional or rural setting desirable.

For further information regarding this position please contact Mr Peter Craighead, Chief Executive on (03) 5173 8810.

Applications close midnight 22 March 2020

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

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