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Senior Medical Officer Prison Health ServicesQueensland Government
About the role The role of Senior Medical Officer is to provide primary health care services and clinical leadership within the Prison Health Services and is required to work across all correctional facilities within West Moreton Health Service. About you Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following: Vision Commitment to the principles of quality in health care including contributing to initiatives relating to quality improvement, research, risk management, and the improvement of patient and service outcomes. Is self-directed and works flexibly without supervision.
Can describe the vision for their area and how their work contributed to organisational objectives. Results Extensive clinical experience with appropriate knowledge and skills in providing a primary health service in a correctional environment, with an ability to deliver quality specialist care to patients in a clinical setting including directing the process of assessment, admission, ongoing care, transfer and discharge of patients. Communicate in a way that is appropriate for the situation, and that promotes trust, respect and integrity with patients and colleagues.
Commitment to leading the performance, development and education program of clinicians at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Accountability Models ethical behaviour and consistently applied those ethical standards to self and others. Ensures all people, patients and colleagues are treated with dignity and respect in all healthcare settings.
Is committed to their own development and continuous self-improvement and identifies learning opportunities in every day work. To apply Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies. Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies for this vacancy. This advertisement may be used to fill other upcoming temporary opportunities, applications remain current for up to 12 months.