#727 Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health
The Department of Health (the Department) is seeking a talented individual to join its executive leadership team to help ensure that they respond to current and emerging challenges to the health of Australians, our health and aged care system, and the government’s objectives in relation to sport. They work as a team to develop and implement coherent, connected and evidence-based responses.
As Chief Medical Officer for the Commonwealth Government, you will provide advice and support to Ministers and the Department across the full range of health issues confronting the Australian community. As a member of the Department’s Executive team, you will carry responsibility for the Office of Health Protection and Response Division which has a focus on biosecurity, communicable disease surveillance, preparedness for national and regional health emergencies and health protection policy.
To be a strong contender, for this important and challenging role you will need to be innovative and flexible with a strong record of achievement in leading people and managing resources to accomplish quality results. To succeed in this high profile and demanding role, you will need to be an acknowledged leader in your chosen medical speciality with substantial clinical experience.