38038 - 01I7T


Director of Prevocational Education and Training
Part-time Temporary

Closes: 21 June 2019

Classification: Staff Specialist Band 1-5
Salary: $222,205
Position No: 38038 - 01I7T
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 June 2019
Contact Officer: Dr Paul Dugdale, Executive Director Medical Services on (02) 5124 3596


Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based 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.

Strong research links are maintained with the ANU, University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. All specialties are represented with the exception of organ transplantation. The hospital has well developed post graduate teaching programs. A fully equipped medical library is available on site with a large collection of hard copy and on line journals and textbooks.

The preferred candidate maybe considered for a conjoint position in ANU at an academic level commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The academic position will be held for the duration of the Canberra Health Services employment and will be subject to regular performance reviews. No remuneration is attached to the University position. The employee will be responsible to the University on academic matters and to The Canberra Hospital & Health Services / Canberra Health Services for clinical/ research matters.

For more information in relation to conjoint positions with the ANU please contact Professor Imogen Mitchell, Dean, ANU Medical School (02) 6125 2622 dean.medicalschool@anu.edu.au

About our great city, Canberra, Australia’s National Capital:
Canberra is a city with outstanding amenities and excellent housing, educational and leisure opportunities. It is home to national icons and monuments as well as natural treasures. The coast and ski fields are nearby; Sydney is only three hours away by road. For more information on our great city and your future, visit: http://www.canberrayourfuture.com.au/

Overview of the work area and position:

The Executive Director of Medical Services (EDMS) includes the Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit (GPLU) and Library Services, Medical Imaging, Pharmacy, Pathology and Health Care Technology Management (HCT).

This position reports to the EDMS.

This leadership position is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the prevocational education program for Junior Medical Officers (JMOs), providing support and advocacy for JMOs and developing stakeholder relationships.

Qualifications and experience:

*Registered or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency. 
*Fellowship of a Specialist Medical College or equivalent specialist qualifications.
*Postgraduate qualifications in medical education with be highly regarded.

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
*Be granted with their Scope of Clinical Practice through the Medical Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC).
*Undergo a pre-employment Police check.

Note: This is a temporary part time position at 20 hours per week.

How to Apply: Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services