51263 - 01VWX


Senior Clinical Lead Medical - CHECC
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 19 May 2021

Classification: Resident Medical Officer 1-4
Salary: $87,559 - $117,534 plus superannuation
Position No: 51263 - 01VWX
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 May 2021
Contact Officer: Imogen Mitchell on imogen.mitchell@act.gov.au or (02) 51244700



Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

About us:

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.
  • Five 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
The Clinical Health Emergency Coordination Centre (CHECC) is responsible for leading the clinical services response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the ACT, including the development of a whole of health services plan and coordination of any operational response.
The Clinical Health Emergency Coordination Centre (CHECC), under the direction and leadership of the Deputy Health Controller, coordinates, enables and facilitates the Chief Health Officer’s ability to manage the COVID-19 pandemic by providing clinical advice, clinical direction, effective and consistent standards, best practice and the provision of health services to the ACT and other surrounding regions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In doing this the CHECC aims to:

  • Protect patients and consumers;
  • Protect health workers; and
  • Protect the community.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Mandatory:

  • Relevant clinical qualifications plus a minimum of one-year experience working professionally.
  • Be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

Note: This is a temporary position available for 11 months with the possibility of extension

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services