Director of Medical Services

Bundaberg, QLD |

The Director of Medical Services (DMS) reports to the Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS), WBHHS and provides specialised medical administration support and direction to clinical services across the WBHHS.

     Leadership and management

    • Demonstrated leadership in managing and coordinating internal teams and multi-disciplinary project teams, exercising sound judgement and effective responses to the demands of a high-pressure environment.
    • Demonstrated high-level knowledge and skills in clinical governance and quality activities.
    • Demonstrated high-level management skills and knowledge, including high-level experience in the areas of planning, managing resources, budget preparation and management, project management and performance feedback and management.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead medical practitioners with regard to influencing clinical issues and clinical practice.


    • Demonstrated experience in providing high-level policy advice within short time frames, including the ability to synthesise facts, conduct detailed analysis, interpret and evaluate relevant data.
    • A successful track record in leading the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative strategies within complex organisations that improve organisational performance.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

    • Demonstrated communication, negotiation, persuasion and interpersonal skills, including the proven experience in developing high level strategies for communicating and consulting with Government, stakeholders, professional bodies, consultants, non-government organisations (NGO’s), universities, contractors and the community.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate with medical staff to influence clinical and organisational change, organisational commitment and awareness
    • Commitment to undertake responsibilities in accordance with Queensland Health’s core values of caring for people, leadership, respect and integrity.
Starting date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020
Closing date: 
Monday, October 5, 2020
Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
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