Job posted: 14/09/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 13823

Reference: 13823

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Clinical Director of Surgery

(Permanent – Part-Time)

Bass Coast Health (BCH) seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced Surgeon for the role of Clinical Director of Surgery to work with and guide its multi-disciplinary team of staff.  The role is 0.4 EFT (two days per week).  The role is responsible for the professional and clinical leadership and development of the Surgical team at Bass Coast Health. The Clinical Director will also be involved in the ongoing consolidation of perioperative services.   

Applicants will have demonstrated clinical leadership experience within a public health service, with experience in a rural and/or regional health service advantageous. Applicants should have a strong interest in supporting and growing the surgical department and be able to grow the surgical team as BCH expands.

This position will work closely with the BCH Executive and provide:

  • high-quality, person-centred care
  • leadership and clinical governance oversight
  • clinical surgical services including contribution to the on-call roster
  • oversight and support to Surgeons

 The successful applicant will have:

  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), as a Specialist Medical Practitioner
  • Membership Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Demonstrated high level consultative and collaborative leadership skills
  • Sound understanding of clinical risk management, maintenance of clinical standards and application of clinical governance processes

The Bass Coast is a vibrant and growing community situated 120kms south east of Melbourne and is close to beautiful beaches, tourist attractions and offers various leisure and lifestyle opportunities.

For the position description please go to the BCH website: www.basscoasthealth.org.au

For more information, please contact:

Renee Kelsall

Chief Medical Officer

Tel: 0409 529 961


Applications, including a cover letter and current Curriculum Vitae including two professional referees are invited.


Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


RENEE KELSALL - (04) 0952 9961