Medical director

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

The name “Derbarl Yerrigan” is the Wadjuk Noongar name for the Swan River.  The Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (DYHSAC) is an Aboriginal community controlled health organisation which was established in 1974 as the Perth Aboriginal Medical Service and has been an integral part of the Perth metropolitan primary healthcare landscape for the past 45 years.   

DYHSAC provides holistic and integrated primary health care services to Aboriginal people living in the Perth metropolitan region. Our GP services are delivered from clinics located at East Perth, Maddington, Midland and Mirrabooka. 

Closing date: 

4pm, 22 July 2019


Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)


East Perth
Western Australia

Job category: 

  • Senior management

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

$200,000 per annum

An employment package is negotiable.

Job description/overview: 

DYHSAC is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly competent Medical Director (MD).

The position provides an exciting and challenging opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified medical professional to join and contribute to the success of a well-established Aboriginal community controlled health service currently operating through an extensive change management process.  

You will have primary responsibility for clinical governance and leadership in relation to the delivery of culturally-secure clinical services at all sites. As well as working in close collaboration with the Clinical Operations Manager (COM) to ensure effective and efficient client-focussed primary healthcare provision, in compliance with relevant clinical standards and contemporary best practice. 

Download a copy of the job description and selection criteria.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For information about the position contact Ceri Writer on 08 9421 3857 or email

Applications should include a cover letter, current resume including a contact number and a document addressing the selection criteria.

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