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Executive Director of Medical Services – Bundaberg or Hervey Bay Hospital/Executive Services

Bundaberg or Hervey Bay Hospital/Executive Services

Bundaberg or Hervey Bay Hospital/Executive Services
Bundaberg, QLD

Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Bundaberg, QLD
Application Close Date: 17/4/2024

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 Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) is delegated by the Health Service Chief Executive (HSCE), Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) to provide advice and medical leadership across WBHHS. As the senior medical leader, the position assumes oversight, accountability and authority for professional medical governance, including the leadership for medical workforce planning, professional medical matters, research, medico-legal and medical legislative requirements.

The EDMS provides authoritive and strategic advice to the HSCE and Executive for service transformation and change; quality improvement and shared clinical governance, particularly for medical services across the WBHHS. The Office of the EDMS in collaboration with the Director Medical Services’s provides delegated leadership that ensures that the highest professional and ethical standards, culture and performance are provided and maintained by all medical staff.

About You

  • Mandatory possession of a Medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.
  • Possession of qualifications and experience appropriate for registration as a Specialist in Medical Administration by the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) is preferred.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Enrolment and maintenance of ongoing Continuing Medical Education program with the appropriate body/bodies
  • This position may be required to work outside core business hours and participate in on call duties. This position requires the incumbent to work at other facilities within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.

More information

For further information please contact Prof Alan Sandford at

Applications close: 17 April 2024