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Executive Director – Medical Services Hospitals – Launceston General Hospital

Executive Director – Medical Services Hospitals – Launceston General Hospital

Company: Launceston General Hospital
Location: North/ North West, TAS
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 25/10/2022
Job Contact:

Rebecca Fischle



Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Launceston, WA
Application Close Date: 11/11/2022

Where you’ll be working

Launceston boasts relatively affordable real estate, stress-free commuting, a quality education system and all the services you would expect. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities featuring Colonial and Victorian architecture, public parks and the stunning Cataract gorge only a short walk from the CBD.  It serves as a hub for easy access to Tasmania’s spectacular Wilderness World Heritage Areas including the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair and Walls of Jerusalem National Parks.

Launceston General Hospital is a regional hospital with 450 beds providing most specialties and is an accredited teaching hospital in partnership with the Launceston Clinical School of Medicine, and University of Tasmania. =

About the Role

The new Executive Director Medical Services for Launceston General Hospital will enjoy an enviable lifestyle in a clean, safe, and welcoming environment in Tasmania’s second largest city.  Launceston’s location in the picturesque Tamar Valley is home to excellent vineyards, restaurants, gourmet food producers and farmers’ markets.

As the Executive Director, Medical Services you will bring:

  • A track record of executive clinical leadership in a major healthcare setting
  • A vision for a well-structured medical workforce with good clinical governance, clinical excellence and patient outcomes
  • The energy and motivation to inspire others in continuous improvement and innovation


This role provides expert strategic advice to the Chief Executive to support the achievement of high standards of medical practice and to ensure appropriate clinical governance for clinical care, teaching, training and research. This role also provides leadership for the delivery of medical services at ensure achievement of performance and service improvement objectives.

About You

You will be an experienced medical executive leader with a track record of successful operational achievement in a tertiary health care environment. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be recognised for your collaborative style, and your ability to inspire and medical teams to manage change while championing outstanding patient care.

You will also have registration with the Medical Board of Australia and preferably, Fellowship or Associate Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators, or an equivalent management qualification.

To view a more detailed description of the role in the candidate information pack, please see here.

More information

For a confidential discussion about this amazing opportunity, please contact Principal Consultant:

Kate Wallwork


Please submit application documentation to Executive Search Coordinator:

Rebecca Fischle


Your application must include:

  1. Completed HG Application Form
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Principal Consultant
  3. A written response addressing the key selection criteria, found on page 7 of the candidate information document


Applications close: 11th of November 2022


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