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Director of Medical Services, Lower Mid North Coast Sector

Director of Medical Services, Lower Mid North Coast Sector

Company: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 29/11/2019
Job Contact:

Stacey Burbridge

(02) 4985 3297


  • Are you a dynamic leader who is driven by change and progress?
  • Are you passionate about delivering high quality and patient focused services?
  • Are you keen to work in a collaborative workplace?
  • Do you have a proven track record of excellence and empowering others?
  • Do you intend to live and work in a community that welcomes you and your family with friendly smiles and open arms?

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to come to Lower Mid North Coast NSW to lead and assist the services.

Applications close: 23 December 2019

An attractive remuneration package will be offered for this rurally placed role.

About the role:
The Director of Medical Service is responsible for the strategic leadership and reporting lines of both the Senior and Junior Medical Officers working at Lower Mid North Coast Sector which includes Manning Rural Referral, Wingham Rehabilitation, Gloucester Soldiers Memorial and Bulahdelah hospitals as well as fulfilling Hunter New England Health District’s strategic and operational plans.
This position is responsible for ensuring a commitment by all medical staff to Excellence, every patient, every time.
The Director, Medical Services, is a senior member of the Lower Mid North Coast Sector’s Executive, and as such participates in all decisions and accountabilities regarding the management of the Hospital.

About Lower Mid North Coast Sector:

  • Serves diverse local Manning Valley communities which include Taree, Forster, Tuncurry, Old Bar, Nabiac, Diamond Beach, Wingham, Bulahdelah, Harrington, Gloucester and surrounding districts
  • Manning Rural Referral Hospital – has 180 beds including 20 mental health beds. Provides specialist services including Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Intensive Care Medicine, Anaesthesia, General Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Renal and Oncology Services. Is moving forward, currently undergoing a $140 million redevelopment with a new oncology, renal, radiology and outpatient building completed and future further development (consultation phase is currently underway)
  • Wingham Rehabilitation Hospital has 16 beds and provides inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation and Dementia specific care to older persons.
  • Gloucester Soldiers Memorial Hospital is an 80 bed campus and provides a range of services including 24 hour ED, Medical, Surgical, Palliative Care, limited Obstetrics and Paediatrics, X-ray, Physiotherapy and aged care facilities.
  • Bulahdelah Hospital is an outpatient community service clinic.

About the area:
Taree has everything you need and is located in the beautiful Manning Valley in the Lower Mid North Coast of NSW. We are just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie. Our area is home to some of the best beaches in Australia and surrounded by magnificent national parks. Our family friendly community embraces diversity and offers something for everyone. Follow the link for more about what the Manning Valley can offer, click here
Enquiries: Stacey Burbridge, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant HNELHD
Ph: (02) 4985 3297 Email: stacey.burbridge@health.nsw.gov.au

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