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Director Medical Services – Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Brisbane)

Director Medical Services – Metro North Hospital and Health Service (Brisbane)

Company: Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Location: Brisbane North, QLD
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 15/07/2022
Job Contact:

Helen Boocock

(07) 3647 6064


Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Brisbane North, QLD
Application Close Date: 27/7/2022

Where you’ll be working

Metro North Health is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering excellent care underpinned by our values of respect, integrity, high performance, teamwork and compassion.

Metro North Health provides the full range of public sector health services including rural, regional and tertiary teaching hospitals. Our service covers an area of 4157 square kilometres and extends from the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.

Working within Metro North Health is an opportunity to contribute to providing outstanding health services to Queenslanders. We are committed to best practice and continuous quality improvement and encourages staff to take advantage of training and development opportunities.

Metro North Health promotes a healthy balance between your work and personal life, provides flexible work hours, paid parental leave and study leave options.

For further information please visit the Metro North Health website. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Reporting to the DMS STARS are the Director of Pharmacy, the Health Information Manager/Lead for STARS and the Director Safety and Quality.
  • The DMS STARS leads the STARS / Metro North Medical Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Sub-Committee, supported by the Metro North Health credentialing secretariat as required.
  • The DMS STARS collaboratively leads the safety and quality agenda for STARS ensuring the effective and safe delivery of clinical services within the facility, including processes for the STARS Safety and Quality Committees including Mortality and Morbidity (M&M) Meetings.
  • The DMS STARS collaborates with Medical Workforce and Education Units across Metro North to coordinate senior and junior doctor appointments on behalf of STARS to deliver an effective and high-quality medical workforce.
  • The DMS STARS contributes as a member of the Metro North Health Medical Administration professional group and will contribute to after hours on call services across the health service.

About You

Within the context of the responsibilities described above under Key Accountabilities, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and always balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people
  • Teamwork – collaborates effectively, develops talent, values differences and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion – is completely patient / client focused, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients
  • High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North’s vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard.


More information

For more information contact Helen Boocock at (07) 3647 6064

Applications Close: Wednesday 27th July 2022


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