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Executive Director of Medical Services – Northeast Health Wangaratta – Permanent Position

North Eastern, VIC

From 05/08/2019


Clinical Director/Medical Director

  • Exciting Medical Director Career Opportunity
  • Skilled Medical is Recruiting on Behalf of Northeast Health Wangaratta
  • North Eastern Victoria Location

The Position

Skilled Medical has an exciting career opportunity for a Medical Director to undertake a permanent Executive Director of Medical Services role with Northeast Health Wangaratta.

The Executive Director Medical Services (EDMS) is responsible for managing the day to day operation of medical services with Northeast Health in order to deliver high quality patient/client care while ensuring the achievement of established performance criteria for efficiency, cost and safety.

Professional accountability for all medical staff with the health service rests with the EDMS.

The EDMS is responsible for the provision of advice and guidance to the Board of Directors and to the Chief Executive Officer on all medical matters.

The EDMS is responsible for the strategic planning of medical services and managing the execution of those elements of the plan which require medical service input.

The EDMS will contribute to executive management at Northeast Health.  

Where necessary the EDMS will fulfill other functions not necessarily listed, as required by the CEO. These functions will be within the scope of their skill and experience.

The Health Service

Northeast Health is a major referral centre for the region. It offers a comprehensive range of specialist medical services, and a 24-hour emergency department. It has key research and training links with major Australian universities. 

1350 employees work with Northeast Health in a range of clinical and non-clinical business areas.

It has been endowed with an impressive budget and will be embarking on a major redevelopment in its critical care and emergency medicine facilities, which will see the overall growth of the hospital in the coming years.

The Location

Wangaratta offers the comfort and hospitality of country living with the amenities of a larger city, boasting great food, shops, restaurants, and a lively festival and arts culture. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside with easy driving access to a number of famous wineries, and impressive sites along the Great Alpine Road. The city is located 2.5 hours’ driving distance from Melbourne.

Essential Criteria

Candidates must hold the following in order to be considered for the role:

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Tertiary qualification in health/business management such as Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, Fellowship of the Australian College of Health Service Management, Master of Health Administration, or Master of Business Administration.
  • Current registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners’ Regulation Agency/Medical Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of clinical services (4 years minimum preferred).

About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. With local offices in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist medical professionals with locum and permanent placements. Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.

To Apply

Skilled Medical is recruiting for the EDMS role on behalf of Northeast Health Wangaratta. For further information or to apply, please select the 'Apply Now' button email and attach your most up to date CV to Melissa Houston at To discuss the role in confidence please call Melissa Houston on 1300 900 100.

Closing Date: Applications should be submitted by 24th of May 2019.

Job Ad Reference 101703
ContactMelissa Houston, Senior Recruitment Consultant
1300 900 100

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