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Director Medical Services – Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service

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Director Medical Services – Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service

Company: Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service
Location: Darling Downs, QLD
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 11/11/2022
Job Contact:

Christopher Cowling

(07) 4699 8303


Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Darling Down, QLD
Application Close Date: 24/11/2022

Where you’ll be working

Darling Downs Health’s region is a large geographic area covering approximately 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, with a diverse team of more than 5,500 staff. We deliver frontline health services across our 29 facilities and treat more than 85,000 admissions to hospital, see greater than 158,000 people through our Emergency Departments, support the birth of almost 3,000 babies and perform more than 19,000 breastscreens.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas throughout our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work culture that values and respects diversity in the workplace. We also believe that all our employees should be treated fairly, with dignity and with respect.  Darling Downs Health is committed to providing a safe, secure and supportive workplace that aligns with our values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity, Innovation and Courage.

In addition to the above, as a Darling Downs Health employee, you will receive these benefits:

  • A wellness program;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Career training and development;
  • Salary packaging; and
  • Lower cost of living

About the Role

As the Director Medical Services, you will lead a medical team to deliver quality medical services to our patients and clients within a rural health setting. You will drive and create a positive workplace culture through respectful communication, expertly balancing the needs of staff and service delivery outcomes. If you are passionate about rural medicine, please apply.

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value between $353,460 (L18) and $474,811 (L27), motor vehicle allowance, accommodation, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., locality allowance and professional indemnity cover. Superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) will be applied additionally to the total remuneration value.

About You

COVID-19 vaccination

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70).

Respiratory protection program
Darling Downs Health has a respiratory protection program which supports the use of personal protective equipment as an essential element of defence in the hierarchy of controls. Every employee is responsible for complying with directions in relation to personal protective equipment. Some employees are required to wear a P2/N95 mask in their role and therefore must be able to achieve a fit check/fit test of a P2/N95 mask to ensure the safety of themselves, their colleagues, their consumers and our community.


Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the selection panel at interview:

  • Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM), Fellowship of the Royal Australian
  • College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) and /or other agreed Fellowship qualifications



Appointment to this position requires proof of registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the selection panel at interview:

  • Current registration with or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).


More information

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Dr Christopher Cowling at (07) 4699 8303.

Application Kit:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-DD2210448898

Applications close: Thursday 24 November 2022


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