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Director Medical Services

Director Medical Services

Company: The Sutherland Hospital
Location: NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Contact:

Nicky Bennie

(02) 9540 7382


South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

What you’ll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

As a member of the Facility Executive team, the Director of Medical Services will work with the General Manager in contributing to the overall leadership and management of the Facility and to the development and implementation of the organisational goals and values in a strategic executive medical leadership role.

Under the leadership of the General Manager, the role is responsible for participating in a collaborative Executive partnership which delivers the effective management and co-ordination of all aspects of clinical care provided by the Facility and for ensuring resources are used efficiently and effectively to achieve the organisation’s established objectives, by providing professional medical leadership and input into strategic service planning.

The position has a key role in ensuring that appropriate standards of patient care, teaching and research are maintained and to assist in the planning of future health care needs of our service population.

Selection Criteria

  1. Registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  2. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators as provided for under the Staff Specialists (NSW) Award or actively working towards Fellowship. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development relevant to the specialty of Medical Administration.
  3. Demonstrated ability in developing, implementing and evaluating systems and processes to improve patient safety and ensure quality of care.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary clinical governance systems and processes associated with the provision of health care services.
  5. Demonstrated ability to communicate, consult and effectively negotiate with senior health professionals and senior executives and government agencies.
  6. Demonstrated high level of skill in analysis of complex medical policy and planning issues, formulating new approaches and developing comprehensive implementation and improvement strategies.
  7. Demonstrated successful experience in both the development and implementation of initiatives to improve the delivery of medical services.
  8. Demonstrated capacity to operate as a member of an Executive management team of a complex and integrated health service that provides primary and secondary service.


Please return a completed Medical Practice History Declaration with your application.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Nicky Bennie on Nicky.Bennie@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 23 October 2019

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