Medical Director (GP)

Location Queensland


About the Opportunity Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services now has an Executive leadership opportunity for a practicing or non-practicing GP to act as the KAMS Medical Director, based in Broome, WA on a permanent full time basis . As the Medical Director, you will provide clinical, medico-political, strategic and technical expertise and advice to the KAMS CEO and Board in the area of Aboriginal health policy and planning. You will provide supervision to KAMS and KRS, as well as the management teams at Headspace and Population Health, providing advocacy and clinical governance to these businesses.

Ideally you will provide some ad-hoc clinical services in the course of your role if/when required, however GPs who are not currently practising or no longer wish to practice, are still encouraged to apply. With a strong focus on clinical governance, the Medical Director provides strategic leadership and guidance in the implementation and maintenance of systems to support clinical best practice and continuous quality improvement in KAMS and member ACCHS. As part of your overarching accountabilities you will work closely with other health organisations in the region to cultivate strategic alliances that will strengthen Aboriginal health policy and practice in the Kimberley.

To view the full position description for this role, click 'apply now' Be rewarded Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services is an organisation that truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, staff development programs are not only encouraged but are often paid for by KAMS . This is a highly attractive opportunity for people with an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, to make a real difference in local communities.

For your hard work and dedication to this role, you will receive: An attractive salary package up to $350,000, inclusive of an outstanding range of benefits. Generous 6 weeks leave per year, giving you time to explore the magnificent sights of the Kimberley region 2 weeks study leave Eligibility for GPRIP up to $25,000 People who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply. This is a rare executive leadership opportunity for a GP with a passion for primary health in remote Australia.

If you think you have what it takes, don't wait - Apply Now About the Organisation Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd (KAMS LTD) is a well-established regional Aboriginal community controlled health service, founded in 1986, which provides centralised advocacy and resource support for 6 independent member services, as well as providing direct clinical services in a further 6 remote Aboriginal communities across the region. KAMS LTD has successfully delivered high-quality, accessible comprehensive primary health care services over its 26 years of operation and has provided innovation and national leadership in areas such as health information management and evidence-based b.

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11 Oct 2018


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