Head of Unit (O&G)

  • Central Gippsland Health
  • Sale VIC, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Head of Unit, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Permanent Full-time

We are seeking a Head of Unit, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Head of Unit provides leadership for and oversights the day to day function and performance of the obstetrics and gynaecology unit in conjunction with CGHS’s Chief Medical Officer / Director Medical Services (CMO/DMS). These include oversight and delegation of the unit’s functions in:

  • Clinical operations,
  • Medical workforce management,
  • Education and training,
  • Clinical governance,
  • Budgetary management

The Head of Unit models the professional standards and values of the related Medical College and those of CGHS.

About Central Gippsland Health

Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is a sub-regional health service and the major provider of health and aged care services in the Wellington Shire. 

CGH is located in the City of Sale which is 215 km east of Melbourne. The City of Sale is an ideal access point for the magnificent Gippsland Lakes, 90 Mile Beach and the Victorian Alps.

CGH provides acute care as part of an integrated service delivery model across Wellington Shire and beyond. The service provides beds across three campuses (Sale, Maffra and Heyfield).

Acute services include a full time emergency department, critical care unit, neonatal critical care unit, three operating theatres, day procedure unit and oncology and dialysis services in addition to general medical and services and sub-acute services including rehabilitation. We offer a range of clinical and non-clinical roles in nursing, medical, allied health, community care, administration and pharmacy just to name a few. 

CGH is also a teaching hospital, affiliated with Monash University's School of Rural Health and provides placements and clinical experience for students.


How to Apply

To apply for the position, visit our website and click the 'Apply Now' button at the bottom of the advertisement.

Applicants are required to respond to each identified Job Requirement Criteria (both Mandatory and Desired). A response is expected for each Leadership and Management Capability Heading identified in the Position Description.  

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Statement addressing Selection Criteria including qualifications, experience and leadership and technical capability requirements as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees


Successful applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Clearance and obtain a Working with Children Check. 

CGH is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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