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Director of Medical Services

Director of Medical Services

Company: Metro North Hospital and Health Service
Location: QLD
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Job Contact:

Debbie McNamara

(07) 3646 9154


Director of Medical Services at new specialist public health facility!
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Director of Medical Services to lead the Medical Administration team of the Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS).  STARS is a new greenfield hospital in development as part of Metro North Hospital and Health Service – one of Australia’s largest health services – located in Brisbane’s inner north.

STARS will be operated by MNHHS and is being delivered by Australian Unity as part of the Herston Quarter – a five-hectare redevelopment site adjacent to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). This new 182-bed, digital facility for MNHHS is due to open in 2021.
STARS is a state-of-the-art and custom built facility being delivered to provide a range of new and expanded healthcare services to meet demand and increase patient access to specialist rehabilitation services, elective surgical and endoscopy procedural services.  It will comprise 100 Specialist rehabilitation beds and special purpose rehabilitation support areas, seven operating theatres, three endoscopy procedure rooms, inpatient, specialty outpatient and treatment areas.

Your Opportunity

  • Open a new `green-site’ facility in inner city Brisbane, delivering comprehensive specialist administrative support and direction to the team.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the Medical Administration team within MNHHS – one of the largest Medical Administration teams in Australia to promote ongoing improvement in clinical practice to ensure high quality service delivery within a Digital Hospital.
  • Facilitate collaboration and effective communication between stakeholders and liaise with medical schools, universities, specialty colleges and professional bodies to build networks that facilitate education and training opportunities for medical staff.
  • Collaboratively lead the safety and quality agenda for STARS ensuring the effective and safe delivery of clinical services within the facility.


Job ad reference number: MN326668            Close date: Friday, 15 November 2019

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers 



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