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Principal Medical Advisor – Department of Health – Government of Western Australia

Government of Western Australia

Government of Western Australia
Perth, WA

Employment Type: Contract
Location: Perth, WA
Application Close Date: 20/11/2023

Where you’ll be working

WA Health is Western Australia’s public health system. Our purpose is to ensure healthier, longer, and better lives for all Western Australians by:

  • Providing the health care services that people need
  • Delivering a safe, high quality, accountable, and sustainable health

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior medical practitioner to contribute to the delivery of safety and quality care initiatives to improve patient outcomes and staff experience. You will support the development of strategies and project plans aimed at promoting robust governance, systems and assurance. In this role, you will also provide high level strategic, expert and risk management advice on safety and quality issues to executive leaders and relevant committees, at both a state and national level.

You will deputise for the Executive Director as required and act as second in charge. The part-time role also offers flexibility to continue clinical practice or other interests including other similar roles within the Department of Health or research.

About You

We are seeking a proven strategic leader who is committed to the delivery of high-quality services underpinned by a positive safety culture, that is focussed on the staff and patient experience. You will have demonstrated skill in steering and implementing change, with a persistence to achieve results. This is supported by your collaborative leadership skills and ability to motivate others in the pursuit of excellence.

You will understand the operational challenges of managing a clinical workforce and think differently about how to respond to opportunities that arise to meet future needs.

More information

We encourage you to contact Audrey Koay on (08) 6373 2228. Position Number: 00020449

Applications close: 20 November 2023

Job Contact

Audrey Koay 08) 6373 2228 Apply Now