Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland’s specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne and is one of the region’s largest employers. LRH is a purpose built teaching hospital with 315 beds providing care for more than 260,000 people across the region.
The health service offers medical services including elective surgery, emergency care, aged care, obstetrics, mental health, pharmacy, rehabilitation and medical and radiation oncology.
Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) seeks to appoint a high calibre professional to the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to provide leadership and oversight of the medical services division at LRH.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the CMO will work closely with the Deputy Chief Medical officer and the General Manager Medical Services and will be an integral member of the executive team. With a focus on developing the medical workforce, the CMO will provide high level medical advice and support, with responsibility for clinical governance, professional standards, continuous improvement, and patient safety
The successful candidate will be a highly credible leader and clinician with well-defined experience in large metropolitan or regional health services. Equipped with proven experience in medical administration and high level leadership and engagement skills, the appointee will demonstrate a patient and consumer focused approach to evidence based care and an understanding of contemporary issues impacting regional and rural health. Strong interpersonal, negotiation and written communication skills will combine with an open and approachable leadership style. The appointee will demonstrate the capability to be flexible and adapt to changing circumstances in addition to the ability to act with integrity on sensitive organisational matters. Together with a mandatory MBBS or equivalent and current practicing registration with AHPRA, the successful candidate must be a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) or have progressed substantially towards this qualification
Please use reference LRHcmo0622, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
Applications close Friday 15/7/2022
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