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Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Company: Wimmera Health Care Group
Location: Horsham, Victoria
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 03/07/2020
Job Contact:

Catherine Morley

(03) 5381 9293


Executive Services – Medical Division

A new and exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Chief Medical Officer.

Wimmera Health Care Group is the sub regional health service for the Wimmera region. The main campus is situated in the town of Horsham, which is the largest town in an area that is steeped in agriculture and natural beauty. Horsham is only 3 and a half hours from Melbourne, 4 hours from Adelaide 2 hours from Ballarat and 40 minutes to the magnificent Grampians and less to the climbing mecca Mt Arapiles.  The Wimmera is a great place to live and work, with ample recreational opportunities including one of the best golf courses in country Australia.

Following the retirement of a long-standing member of the leadership team, we are looking for an experienced medical leader to join the team and assist us to deliver high quality care as close to home as possible for our community.

This position would suit an experienced medical leader who works effectively with clinicians, the leadership team and the board to drive the organisation’s strategic and quality agendas and demonstrate the provision of high-quality safe care for our community and ultimately improve their health and wellbeing. The Chief Medical Officer role would best suit a person who is willing to test the boundaries, work in partnership with regional health services, clinicians and most importantly community members to expand and develop models of care that are evidenced based, innovative and improve health outcomes and are cost effective.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to include; relocation assistance, education support and a vehicle.

We are willing to support the right person to gain the necessary qualifications in Medical Leadership and Management and provide mentoring and support throughout their journey.

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

To view the positions description click HERE or to discuss the role in more detail please contact:

  • Catherine Morley, CEO, on ceo@whcg.org.au or (03) 5381 9293
  • John Gallichio on 0419 539 125.


Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found at www.whcg.org.au or on Facebook.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date of 28 July 2020.

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