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Director of Medical Services

Director of Medical Services

Company: Barwon Health
Location: VIC
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 17/12/2019
Job Contact:

Simon Woods

4215 1053


  • Make a positive career choice, come and work for Victoria’s Largest Regional Health Care Service!
  • Lead a team oriented directorate which fosters a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management
  • Provide efficient and effective high quality leadership in accordance with the Barwon Health strategic direction and business plan


About Geelong and the region
Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health care centres. Barwon Health services the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne, is recognised as a creative city-region, adaptive and enterprising, and is located close to the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road.

The local government has also placed a great emphasis on innovation, employment and economic growth in the Geelong region. Those choosing to apply will have the option to live in a beautiful, affordable part of the world, or have the flexibility to commute to Melbourne. (40 minutes)

About the Facility
Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 7,000 staff. Barwon Health has consistently received awards for being at the forefront of high quality health care services to the community and has been highly successful when accredited against the National Safety and Quality Standards in Oct. 2013.  We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.

About the role

Your role as Director of Medical Services is to support the Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director of Medical Services in providing clinical governance and professional leadership to all medical staff at Barwon Health.

You will work closely with the Executive team and Chief Medical Officer in providing a professional oversight in fostering safe, high quality care, clinical governance, continuous quality improvement and transparency.

Specific duties for the Director of Medical Services include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting clinical governance activities across the organisation
  • Providing support to the Junior Medical Workforce Unit
  • Coordinating Senior Medical Staff Credentialing
  • Undertaking projects relevant to medical administration

About the culture

Join an organisation that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a key strategic partner to improving outcomes for Barwon Health, our staff, patients and the community.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Reference #, 160296

Location, University Hospital Geelong

Key Contact, Simon Woods (03) 4215 1053

Closing Date, 26/10/2019

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