A unique and exciting opportunity is currently available for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic Regional Director Medical Services.
This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for 5 years, with the possibility of extension(s).
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:
WACHS Goldfields Region Video
Eligibility to Apply: All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD), Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD and/or ACWD.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Position Profile: 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.
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Peter Tredinnick on (08) 9080 5710 or Peter.Tredinnick@health.wa.gov.au
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
- Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
- Other professional and location based allowances
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Applicants are requested to apply online.
Your application should include:
- A statement addressing each of the Selection Criteria found 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.
- A detailed Curriculum Vitae which 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.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
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