Executive Director of Medical Services

Executive Services, Bundaberg or Hervey Bay Hospital, QLD |

The Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) reports to the Health Service Chief Executive, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) and is accountable for professional medical governance, including the oversight of professional matters and legislative requirements; and providing authoritive and strategic advice for service transformation and change; quality improvement and shared clinical governance for medical services across the WBHHS, ensuring that the highest professional and ethical standards, culture and performance are provided by all medical staff.

Skills and Experience

Leadership and management

  • Demonstrated executive level 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 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 multidisciplinary professional groups with regard to influencing clinical issues and clinical practice.

Problem solving

  • Demonstrated high senior level 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 senior high level 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 specialists individually and with medical speciality groups 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.

To apply visit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2010WB353418   

Starting date: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Closing date: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service
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