23763 - 01KPE


Senior Manager Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 July 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $124,891 - $140,596
Position No: 23763 - 01KPE
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 02 July 2019
Contact Officer: Tara Ross on tara.ross@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 7231


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU) has responsibility for:
  • The process for credentialing and defining the scope of clinical practice of senior doctors and dentists seeking an appointment or re-appointment to a public health facility in the ACT and the process for the management of a complaint or concern about the clinical competence of a senior doctor or dentist working in a public health facility in the ACT. The unit also manages the work of the ACT Health Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC). It also provides ad-hoc clinical governance advice to the Executive Director Medical Services, MOSCETU and CEO Canberra Health Services;
  • The development, co-ordination, management and facilitation of the Junior Medical Officer Education and Training Program; and
  • Manage the recruitment, rostering and administration related to the Junior Medical workforce.
This position of Senior Manager Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice, sits within the Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU) of Canberra Health Services. The role leads a small team to manage the operations of the credentialing and scope of practice process and manage the provision of secretariat to the scope of clinical practice committees under the Health Act 1993.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
Note:
This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension.

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Note

This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management