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Regional Director Medical Services – WA Country Health Service – Goldfields

Regional Director Medical Services – WA Country Health Service – Goldfields

Company: WA Country Health Service - Goldfields
Location: Kalgoorlie, WA
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 05/01/2022
Job Contact:

Peter Tredinnick



Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Kalgoorlie, WA
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Application Close Date: 21/1/2022

Where you’ll be working

The WA Country Health Service consists of seven regions across the state with the Goldfields being geographically, the largest of the seven regions, covering the entire south east corner of the state. The vast and versatile geography of this region is spectacular and features arid desert in the north, sandy beaches on the south coast and the great western woodland in between.

If you are considering a career at WACHS Goldfields, please click on the link below to meet some of our wonderful staff who share their thoughts about what makes working for us in this beautiful region a rich and rewarding experience.

About the Role

A unique and exciting opportunity is currently available for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic Regional Director Medical Services in the Goldfields Region – Kalgoorlie.

This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for 5 years, with the possibility of extension(s).

As a Regional Director Medical Services, you will be required to provide a high standard of medical leadership in the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) – Goldfields. In this role you will:

  • Drive medical clinical governance and continuous quality improvement.
  • Provide administrative leadership and support the Regional Director in implementing WACHS Goldfields strategic directions and ensuring WACHS Goldfields regional health network performance.

About You


  1. Eligible for registration by the Medical Board of Australia.
  2. Demonstrated experience in the application of clinical governance within healthcare, including safety and quality programs and change management.
  3. Demonstrated excellent strategic management and project management skills including the ability to plan, prioritise, make decisions, meet deadlines and manage resources.
  4. Demonstrated leadership skills and highly developed communication, interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  5. Demonstrated contemporary knowledge of professional issues and trends in the medical profession, with a particular focus on rural and remote service delivery.
  6. Considerable experience in a senior management role in the health sector, preferably in a hospital environment.
  7. Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Disability Services and Occupational Safety and Health, and how these impact on employment and service delivery.
  8. Eligible for or in possession of a current C or C-A class driver’s licence.



  1. Postgraduate qualification in health administration e.g. FRACMA, MBA, MHA, FCHSM.
  2. Experience in liaising with private medical practitioners (VMPs) and government and nongovernment agencies.
  3. Substantial clinical experience especially in rural or remote settings.
  4. Ability to fully engage with the local community and travel within the Region


More information

We encourage you to contact Peter Tredinnick on (08) 9080 5710 or Peter.Tredinnick@health.wa.gov.au

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants are requested to apply online via our jobs board: Regional Director Medical Services (jobs.wa.gov.au)

Your application should include:

  • statement addressing each of the Selection Criteriafound in the attached Job Description Form and how you are able to meet the position requirements. It is recommended you contact the person listed in this advertisement for further information about the role and selection process.
  • detailed Curriculum Vitaewhich summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. Please include contact details for work related referees (It is preferable for one of your referees to be a current supervisor or manager).

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Applications close: Friday the 21st of January 2022


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