Clinical Director – Paediatric Emergency

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Position Title: Clinical Director – Paediatric Emergency 


Location:  Caboolture 


Salary Range $348809 up to $435365 total remuneration 


About the role 

·       As part of the senior management team, the purpose of this role is for the provision of a high standard of medical services within the Caboolture Hospital Paediatric Emergency Department. 

·       Up to 0.75FTE for duties as the Paediatric Clinical Director within the Emergency Department. 

·       Each of the Emergency Department Clinical Director's (Adults and Paediatrics) report to the Emergency Department, Kilcoy, Woodford Service Line Medical Director for the Caboolture, Kilcoy & Woodford Clinical Directorate (CKW). 

·       The two departments operate as a single integrated service with each component coordinated with and designed to support the other. 

·       The Clinical Director of Paediatric Emergency Medicine will, in collaboration with the other clinical directors, take responsibility for the planning and management of medical care provided by the Department of Emergency Medicine. 

·       As part of the medical leadership team, they will work collaboratively with the medical, nursing and allied health teams to provide a seamless continuum of care for the patients attending the Department. They will be required to provide clinical leadership and education for medical and other staff working in Emergency Medicine Services at Caboolture Hospital. 

·       The Clinical Directors are responsible to assist the Service Line Medical Director in the management of the medical staff assigned to the Emergency Medical Services at Caboolture Hospital including roster management and delivery against performance and clinical outcome measures. 

·       The Clinical Director will support the Service Line Medical Director by taking a lead role in the development of innovative and high-quality Paediatric Emergency Medicine services at Caboolture Hospital. 


About you 

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following: 

·       Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times 

·       Teamwork – collaborates effectively, develops talent, values differences and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services 

·       Compassion – is completely patient / client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients 

·       High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North's vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders 

·       Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard 

·       An outstanding and demonstrable level of clinical leadership and personal 

·       A strong commitment to training and education in the emergency department clinical 

·       Excellence in oral and written communication, interpersonal skills and change 

·       The ability to promote and maintain a high level of staff cohesion and 


Benefits when working for us 

·       Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas 

·       Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance 

·       Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases 

·       Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging 


Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first.  


Find out about the role and to apply:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CAB561871 


Job ad reference number: CAB561871 

Close date: Tuesday, 28th May 2024 



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