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Deputy Director of Medical Services – Northern NSW Local Health District

Deputy Director of Medical Services – Northern NSW Local Health District

Company: Northern NSW Local Health District
Location: Tweed, Murwillumbah & Byron,NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 25/06/2021
Job Contact:

Grant Rogers


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Northern NSW Local Health District
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Requisition ID: REQ237223
Application Close Date: 18/7/2021

Where you’ll be working

The Tweed Valley is a subtropical oasis encompassing the rugged terrain of Wollumbin National Park, arty riverside villages, historic coastal towns and the gateway to the Gold Coast.

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favorably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

About the Role

As the Deputy Director of Medical Services you will be:

  1. Supporting the Director Medical Services in ensuring the safe, effective and efficient delivery of medical services at The Tweed, Murwillumbah and Byron Hospitals.
  2. Managing the professional and administrative requirements of the Junior Medical Workforce in the Tweed, Murwillumbah and Byron Hospitals.

About You

  1. Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Medical Practitioner, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, or working towards or equivalent qualification as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award.
  2. Demonstrated capability to effectively manage junior medical workforce.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to the principles and practices of clinical governance and clinical risk management and demonstrated capacity to implement and maintain continuous quality improvement management strategies.
  4. Sound understanding of contemporary Health Service issues and the proven ability to priorities and effectively manage resources to address these issues.
  5. Communication, negotiation, consultative and interpersonal skills, incorporating the ability to liaise and consult with all levels of the health industry, the community and various professional groups.
  6. Valid unrestricted drivers license for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.
  7. Ability to participate in Executive on call roster.

More information

Enquiries: Grant Rogers on Grant.Rogers@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: Sunday 18th of July 2021

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

NSW Health does not require or accept the Fit2Work Badge offered as an option in eCredential

Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application.

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