Director of Internal Medicine

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Medical Officers

About the role

Mater Health- Medical and Chronic Disease Services are currently seeking a Director of Internal Medicine to join their team in a permanent capacity and based at our South Brisbane campus. This role is offered as a .9 FTE.

Mater Group comprises of an extensive network of hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider, a world class research medical research institute and a philanthropic business. Established in 1906 The Mater is an iconic Not for Profit Queensland organisation where employees share a common goal of improving the health of our community.

The Department of Internal Medicine sits within the Medical and Chronic Disease Stream (MCDS) and the role reports directly to the Director, MCDS. The Director of Internal Medicine will be an experienced physician with education, research and leadership capabilities.

This represents a career defining opportunity to join a market leader in healthcare and a proudly values led organisation and you will have the chance to work with a cohort of dynamic and innovative medical directors.

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

 What you’ll be doing

The Director of Internal Medicine holds full accountability in relation to operational leadership for health care in internal and perioperative medicine at Mater. Additionally, the Directors of Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Dermatology and Physician Education, as well as the Chief Medical Registrar, all report directly to the role, requiring supervision and co-accountability for these departments. The Director role requires leadership in all aspects of patient care, quality, safety and experience, as well as the efficiency, financial performance and future sustainability of the service. The physicians and trainees of the Internal Medicine Department report to the Director of Internal Medicine and the Infusion Centre sits within the Department of Internal Medicine.

In this role you will provide important liaison and communication with all other departments within Mater and also with external stakeholders such as HHSs and PHNs in order to align the service development and goals to the organisational strategy. You will also be responsible for providing care to general medical and perioperative care to inpatients and outpatients. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated success in a strategic leadership position and demonstrated understanding of contemporary models of care for general and perioperative medicine that bridge both the acute care and community settings. You will hold Medical Qualifications registrable in Queensland (FRACP or equivalent) with subspecialty qualifications in General Medicine.

 Why join us?

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of health, education and research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Monday 27 January 2020.

For more information please contact Trisha O'Moore-Sullivan, Medical Director Medical & Chronic Disease on 07 3163 1237.

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