Director of clinical services

Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 7460)

Closing date: 

7am, 30 August 2013


Coober Pedy
South Australia

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Job description/overview: 

UTHS is seeking a Director of Clinical Services to be part of the executive team. Reporting to the chief executive officer, the successful candidate will contribute to this high-quality Indigenous health service. UTHS is in an exciting period of growth with development across all services including clinic, healthy for life, drug and alcohol services as well as commencement of an accreditation processes. You will be responsible for the legislative requirements that govern the practice of nursing, health care and facilities as well as overseeing the provision of high-quality health care.

To be successful in this role you will have need to demonstrate the following:

  • Be a registered nurse with the Nursing Board of SA (or ability to obtain same).
  • A variety of post graduate nursing experiences combined with appropriate post graduate qualifications in management.
  • The ability to display an extensive knowledge, understanding and commitment to the principles and practices of risk and quality management.
  • Need to have a sound understanding of writing funding proposals and dealing with budgets.
  • Have awareness and understanding of the current and likely future operating environment within the Indigenous health sector.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For inquiries:
Mr Dilshan Perera
Business Services Manager/Executive Assistant
Phone: (08) 8672 5255

Applications are to be made out to:
Mrs Priscilla Larkins
Chief Executive Officer
Umoona Tjutagku Health Service
PO Box 166
Coober Pedy SA 5723

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