The Far West Local Health District is one of 15 LHDs under NSW Health, providing high quality public health services to the communities in far west NSW. FWLHD has a mandate to provide the highest quality care and services to its communities using the latest clinical evidence and technological enablers. Our vision is to create excellence in rural and remote healthcare. In the Far West LHD, we are working together to make a real difference to the health outcomes for our communities.
Key to our success of course, is our people. Our workforce is inclusive and diverse. We employ well over 800 clinicians and support staff across our 9 health facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia. This is a district position and will be based in Broken Hill Hospital but will work across all district sites.
The Broken Hill Hospital is the main referral hospital for the district and has 100 beds that services a wide area with a population of 25,000 people. It is a rural teaching hospital, providing acute, non-acute and outpatient services, including dialysis and chemotherapy. It has an emergency department, general medical, surgical, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatric, mental health and sub-acute beds. Work is underway to enhance the level of ICU and CCU. Support services include Pathology, Medical Imaging (CT scan), as well as a wide range of Allied and Primary Health services.
As Director of Medical Services, you will develop and sustain effective liaison and consultation with medical providers across the Far West LHD as well as for the provision of strategic planning, leadership and direction for specialty services on a District basis.
For more information about this exciting opportunity, please view the Position Description
For role related queries or questions contact David Green on firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Tuesday 28th of June 2022
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