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Director of Medical Services – Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals

Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals

Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals
Wide Bay, QLD

Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Wide Bay, QLD
Application Close Date: 09/04/2024

Where you’ll be working

Discover a different pace of life in Queensland’s Wide Bay region – an idyllic haven for health professionals seeking a relaxed lifestyle. Enjoy your morning coffee to the calming sounds of nature, surrounded by the family-friendly communities and bustling regional hubs.

Wide Bay offers more than just stunning coastal attractions like K’Gari (Fraser Island) and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy the region’s friendly townships, national parks, a nationally renowned art gallery, and convenient access – less than an hour’s flight to Brisbane and a two-hour drive to the Sunshine Coast. Take advantage of excellent schools, a lively food scene, breweries, and wine bars.

With subtropical temperatures, wide-open spaces, and a strong community spirit, Wide Bay feels like home.

About the Role

The Director of Medical Services (DMS) reports to and supports the Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS), Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) in the provision of specialised leadership and medical administration support and strategic management of medical services across the Fraser Coast.

About You

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key attributes. Within the context of the responsibilities described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
• Demonstrated medical leadership including a values based approach
• Up to date medical knowledge and experience
• Demonstrated ability to participate in staff education
• Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated commitment to participation in quality assurance programs
• An understanding of, agreement with and commitment to upholding the mission, vision and values of
WBHHS and Queensland Health and their application to this position
• Knowledge of contemporary Human Resource Management issues including Workplace Health and
Safety issues

More information

For further information please contact Prof Alan Sandford at

Applications close: 09 April 2024