We are in search of an innovative leader who can champion and advocate for cancer services while overseeing both the medical and multidisciplinary teams. As the Clinical Director for the Northern Cancer Service, you will undertake strategic responsibilities representing us at Statewide and National levels in discussions related to cancer service design, delivery and innovation as well as future planning.
About Us: The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking a Clinical Director to play a pivotal role within the Northern Cancer Service. Operating across three sites, this comprehensive, integrated Cancer Service offers state of the art medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology services, catering to a population of approximately 250,000 in Northern Tasmania.
Your Role: As the Clinical Director, your primary responsibility will be to provide strategic leadership and direction. This entails ensuring the efficient utilisation of resources, effective integration of services within the hospital/service, and achieving the highest standards of service delivery, all in alignment with hospital/service policy directions, service standards, and financial targets. With the demand on our service is ever increasing, the key to success is support and empowerment of your staff. The role also includes capacity to work clinically in your oncology/haematology sub-speciality. Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.
The Team: This is an exceptional opportunity to work in an inspiring and progressive team, working closely with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable executive team. The organisation you will be joining is a friendly and motivated team who exhibit a strong culture of collegiality. You can expect to enjoy a high degree of cooperation and cohesion both within the Northern Cancer Service and more broadly across the hospital's various specialities. The Northern Cancer Service remains focused on our values of integrity, innovation, collaboration and compassion.
If you are a dynamic leader ready to drive innovation and advocate for cancer services on a broader scale, we invite you to join our team and make a significant impact in the field of cancer care. Further information on the Northern Cancer Service is available on our website: Northern Cancer Service – Northern Cancer Service (health.tas.gov.au)
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Details of Appointment
Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing February 2024. The successful applicant will also be part of an on-call roster within their Sub-Speciality Oncology team.
*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant
- Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.
Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $163,005 - $247,768 per annum, pro rata + 11% superannuation + access to salary packaging
- Above Salary range is in accordance with Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019
*Please note that Salaried Medical Practitioners Agreement is currently has recently been negotiation but not yet certified by the Tasmanian Industrial Commission”
Once registered remuneration is proposed to be as per link per link below.
Medical Practitioner salary rates | Tasmanian Department of Health
Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $234,726 -$247,768 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award
In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:
- Provision of a fully maintained private plated motor vehicle or motor vehicle allowance of $25,758 per annum, pro rata
- Communication allowance of $1,948 per annum, pro rata
- Continuing Professional Development Allowance of $24,927 per annum, pro rata
- Private Patient Allowance
- On Call Allowance
- Managerial Allowance, in accordance with the award
- Relocation package and accommodation allowance available
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
- Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant oncology/haematology speciality
Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:
1. Fellowship of the Australian Royal Medical College relevant to the applicant’s oncology/haematology speciality
2. Current Driver’s Licence
The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
- Conviction checks in the following areas:
- Crimes of violence
- sex related offences
- serious drug offences
- crimes involving dishonesty
- serious traffic offences
- Identification check
- Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents
We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.
Statement of Duties
How to Apply
Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.
You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.
- We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
- All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
- Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.
For more information
Position: Manager / Chief Radiation Therapist Northern Cancer Service
Phone: (03) 6777 6140
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