Clinical Director - Obstetrics & Gynaecology

$407,082 - $445,059 yearly
  • Queensland Health
  • Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay, QLD
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Perioperative Womens Hlth & Amb Care Svs, Mackay Hospital and Health Service


Remuneration value up to $445,059 p.a. comprising salary between $8,237.00 p.f. - $8,733.20 p.f. (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $407,082 p.a. comprising salary between $6,888.00 p.f. - $8,000.80 p.f. (L18-L24); employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, plus overtime and on-call allowances. Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy.

Job Ad Reference: MK348015



  • Fulfill the responsibilities of this role in accordance with the Queensland Public Service and the Mackay HHS Values as outlined above and here.
  • Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
  • Provide a healthy and safe environment within Mackay Hospital and Health Service is everyone’s responsibility.
  • Understand your accountability to uphold the principles and practices of the Health Service’s Health and Safety Management System in accordance with legislation and industry standards. As a supervisor actively promote good health and safety practices to staff of your work area.
  • Advise the Executive Director of Medical Services on issues relating to the discipline and the hospital.
  • Roster medical officers to comply with safe working hours and for the most efficient use of human resources.
  • Implement and undertake major teaching and educational initiatives and responsibilities within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit.
  • Provide expert leadership to clinical and service improvement activities and initiate, encourage and participate in research, evaluation and evidence-based treatment and care aimed at achieving demonstrable improvements in service outcomes, within the ethical guidelines of National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC).
  • Actively participate in patient safety activities, clinical audit, complaints management and actively pursue evidence-based practice within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit.
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding the provision of safe and high-quality health care, including the concepts of human factors and patient safety, and to promote these within the Health Service district.
  • Actively participate in and maintain membership in a range of organisational committees.
  • Facilitate and encourage innovation and change by adopting contemporary approaches to clinical service delivery creating a high-level performance culture within the service.
  • Provide ethical decision making in the achievement of organisation goals and take an active lead in Queensland Health’s commitment to ensure equitable access to public health care by providing best-practice, wait-list management processes aimed at facilitating treatment of patients within clinically recommended time-frames, in accordance with the Elective Surgery Services Implementation Standard and Specialist Outpatient Services Implementation Standard.
  • Other duties as directed by the Executive Director of Medical Services, Executive Director of Operations and Senior Director of Perioperative, Women’s Health and Ambulatory Care.



Dr Kathleen Braniff, 0748857220


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