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Deputy Chief Medical Officer – Department of Health – Government of Western Australia

Department of Health - Government of Western Australia

Department of Health - Government of Western Australia
Perth, WA

Employment Type: Contract
Location: Perth, WA
Application Close Date: 20/11/2023

Where you’ll be working

WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. Our purpose is to ensure healthier, longer, and better lives for all Western Australians by:

  • Providing the health care services that people need
  • Delivering a safe, high quality, accountable, and sustainable health

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the medical profession and medical workforce in WA. You will provide strategic advice to executive leaders on matters concerning the medical profession including clinical, training and workforce issues. This will involve applying your knowledge and expertise to inform relevant policies, new procedures, technologies and improve models of care for the delivery of health care in Western Australia.

You will also be relied on to work with stakeholders to assist the recruitment and employment of key clinicians. In this role, you will deputise for the Chief Medical Officer as required and act as second in charge.

About You

We are seeking a proven strategic leader, who will work alongside the Chief Medical Officer, to direct the provision of expert professional and clinical medical services in WA. You will have a contemporary understanding of the operational and strategic management issues impacting the medical workforce to drive initiatives that utilise technology, shape policy and embrace change. In this regard, you will have demonstrated skill in steering and implementing organisational change.

This will be supported by your collaborative leadership skills to represent WA Health on state and national committees, and relevant user groups. If you are committed to progressing opportunities and providing high level advice to address systemwide clinical matters this may be the role for you.

More information

We encourage you to contact Dr Simon Towler on (08) 6373 2304. Position Number: 00020695

Applications close: 20 November 2023

Job Contact

Dr Simon Towler (08) 6373 2304 Apply Now