Medical Director – Anatomical Pathology

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    The State of Queensland
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    negotiable / month
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    1 day ago
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Working in rural Queensland will offer a number of personal and professional benefits. To live and work in Cairns will offer the successful candidate a relaxed lifestyle and the opportunity to live in a unique natural environment. You will experience a supportive local community and benefit from living close to work. To be successful we are seeking to appoint a highly experienced and competent Medical Director who will take responsibility for medical leadership and clinical governance, to all consultant Pathologists and registrars with discipline specific knowledge of your specialty and its applications in medicine.

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in supporting contemporary diagnostic pathology services in your specialty across a diverse laboratory network.

Experience in overseeing compliance with internal policies and procedures in your specialty that meet the needs of the laboratory and its customers.

Ability to present and analyse operational data and contribute to management reporting within your clinical specialty.

Effective delegation of tasks by empowering your team and holding them accountable on their performance and experience in addressing any inappropriate conduct/behaviour.

A high level of knowledge and proven experience in supporting staff with their personal and professional development, utilising workplace performance guidelines and performance reviews.

The ability to recognise industry trends to influence and contribute to the strategic vision and advancement of the organisation.

A strong focus on providing services that aligns with customer expectations for access, clinical utility and quality of the services.

Collaboration with stakeholders to co-design a high quality and efficient laboratory service in your specialty, across a laboratory network.

Capability to identify, mitigate and manage clinical risks and issues within your specialty across a network of laboratories.

Understanding of quality management principles and implementation of initiatives that lead to continuous improvement in your specialty.

Knowledge of the ISO 15189 NATA Medical Testing Requirements demonstrating continued accreditation in your specialty for all laboratories across a diverse network

The ability to role model professional and expected behaviours and a to build strong relationships with your peers

The ability to meet deadlines, work collaboratively and solve complex problems.

An understanding of education and learning processes that enable the delivery of world-class programs designed to develop people’s talents and interests.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity .

A recent Area of Need application would require this role to be filled by a pathologist with at least 5 (and preferably > 7 yrs) of experience.


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