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Director of Medical Services – Hunter New England Local Health District

Hunter New England Local Health District

Hunter New England Local Health District
Taree, NSW

Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Taree, NSW
Application Close Date: 07/01/2024

Where you’ll be working

Taree is located on the beautiful Manning River we are major commercial centre of the Barrington Coast, which is situated three hours north of Sydney, two hours north of Newcastle and one hour south of Port Macquarie. We have pristine beaches, national parks, and beautiful waterways to explore throughout the region, is the perfect spot to create that coastal or hinterland lifestyle. Our region also offers a range of sporting facilities, performing arts and entertainment alongside cafes and restaurants which showcase local produce.

Hunter New England Local Health District is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast.

About the Role

  • The Director of Medical Services is responsible for providing expert professional and clinical leadership in the strategic and operational management of Medical Services and the Medical Workforce within the LMNCS.
  • As a member of the Executive, you will contribute to the overall leadership and management of the sector, the development and implementation of future goals, ensuring patients experience the best possible care whilst staff work in a safe, healthy an culturally sensitive environment.
  • You will ensure a commitment by all medical staff to Excellence, Every Patient, Every Time facilitating effective leadership to develop a positive culture.

About You

  • You will have a vision and an optimistic, upbeat personality which inspires positive change in others.
  • You will be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about what you do.
  • You will lead by example and be able to gain the buy in of medical staff by being inclusive and valuing the contribution of each and every team member of the team.
  • You must have extensive experience in medical management in a healthcare setting as you will have overall responsibility for the medical workforce.

More information

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact:

Paul Townsend, Acting General Manager, Lower Mid North Coast Sector Ph: (02) 6595 9355 or E:

To obtain a copy of the position description or for general application enquiries:

Jess Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Recruitment Services Ph: (02) 6767 7063 or E:


Applications close: 07 January 2024