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Director of Medical Services – Newcastle

Director of Medical Services – Newcastle

Company: Calvary Mater Newcastle
Location: Waratah, Newcastle NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 01/02/2021
Job Contact:

Mark Jeffrey

02 4014 4700


> Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
> Permanent full-time position
> Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

The Director of Medical Services provides executive management, leadership and support in the provision medical administration and other services.  Other responsibilities include Clinical Governance, Clinical Leadership, Clinical Risk Management, Research, Quality and Safety, Psycho-Oncology Services, Allied Health and Strategic Management of medical services for Calvary Mater Newcastle. For a full position description and key selection criteria click HERE.

What you bring

  • Current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Medical Practitioner. Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, and/or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialists (State) Award and working towards FRACMA and/or other post graduate qualifications pertinent to the function of the position.
  • Demonstrated Senior / Executive Management experience in a Health Care Institution including strategic planning, medical administration and governance, medical workforce management and planning, inclusive of issues relating to, medical professional practice.
  • Demonstrated senior management experience in clinical governance, clinical leadership, and clinical ethics. Including clinical leadership in the provision of programs and services consistent with the responsibilities of the position.



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.

Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application via the Calvary Careers portal link below.

Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

If you have any questions please email Mark Jeffrey: Mark.Jeffrey@calvarymater.org.au.

Applications close Friday 26 February 2021.

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