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District Director Medical Workforce

District Director Medical Workforce

Company: Illawarra Shoalhave Local Health District
Location: NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 25/06/2019
Job Contact:

Dr Mark Bassett

(02) 4221 6829

The District Director of Medical Workforce (DDMW) is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of both the Senior Medical Officer (SMO) and Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Units.  This position is key to ensuring the medical workforce is operating at its full potential through the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies, policies, systems, and processes relating to effective SMO & JMO management.

Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application.

Interviews for this position to be held the week of the 12 August 2019.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Please note: 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. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Selection Criteria

  1. Tertiary qualifications in Health Administration which may include either specialist medical qualifications such as Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, or other specialist medical Fellowship, or a non-medical qualification in Health Administration.
  2. High level knowledge, experience, and understanding of medical workforce management including strategic and operational issues.
  3. Evidence of ability to lead the further development of a team towards achieving a high level service with a strong customer focus.


For role related queries or questions contact Dr Mark Bassett (02) 4221 6829

Applications Close: 15 July 2019

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