Position Details

Reference Number 171525
Position Title Director Medical Services
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Undertake projects in medical management and quality improvement!
  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

About Barwon Health

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Part of a Team

Are you a fellow to Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and looking to join one of Victoria's leading regional health services? We have major teaching hospitals and a reputation for innovation in research and excellence in patient care.

About the Role

As the Director of Medical Services you will support and work closely with the Chief Medical Officer in providing the following:

  • Clinical governance and professional leadership to medical staff across Barwon Health
  • Professional leadership to medical staff across Barwon Health and expert medical administrative advice to the Barwon Health Chief Executive and other members of the executive
  • Professional oversight and fostering of safe, high quality care, clinical governance, continuous quality improvement and transparency
  • Support to the clinical directors leadership team
  • In addition as the Director of Medical Services you will be required to:
  • Support clinical governance activities across Barwon Health
  • Support the Medical Workforce Unit
  • Support Medical Workforce in the coordination of Senior Medical Staff Credentialing
  • Supporting Medical Education and Training Unit
  • Undertake projects relevant to medical administration, from time to time, as directed by the Chief Medical Officer

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

What we offer

Attractive salary packaging benefits!

Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

#Geelong,  Victoria

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Fully qualified medical practitioner with AHPRA registration without conditions, undertakings or reprimands
Essential: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators or substantial progress towards such qualification
Essential: Demonstrated experience in contemporary clinical and administrative aspects of medicine and health issues in large metropolitan/regional health services and small rural health services.
Essential: Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the main functions of a Medical Administrator.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to secure the goodwill and cooperation of medical staff and the other service staff to ensure high standards of patient care.
Essential: Demonstrated high level skills in developing and leading multidisciplinary teams and working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Simon Woods 
Contact Person Job Title Chief Medical Officer 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1053  
Closing Date 16/11/2021
Position Description
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