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The University of Newcastle

Medical Director

Academia and Education
Executive Position
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About the job

  • Lead the University of Newcastle Health Services
  • Combined role with clinical work and potential academic adjunct appointment
  • Work with a culturally diverse, motivated patient demographic


Leadership, management, clinical governance and continuous improvement of the University’s provision of primary medical care for staff and students.


Look to the future

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Our engagement priorities include:


Better, healthier living | Connected communities | Next generation resources | Growing Industries


When we look ahead, we are motivated by the opportunities we see. We are driven by the challenges we need to solve and we are stirred by the future we can imagine.


Be challenged and imagine with us

The Student Wellbeing unit is tasked with ensuring that students have access to an integrated and coordinated program of support and risk management for non-academic matters. The focus of this unit is on providing health, wellbeing, and mental health services and support for students, along with support for AccessAbility and Equity initiatives to help students navigate a smooth and successful journey throughout their studies.


The Medical Director role will be based at the Callaghan Campus full-time with 50% responsibility in the continuing role of Medical Director (17.5 hours per week) and 50% clinical work with generous terms and a mix of bulk and private billing. This role will provide leadership, drive the delivery of services and represent Practice Doctors in collaboration with the University. The well-balanced responsibilities will include clinical governance of evidence-based practice, quality improvement and meeting RACGP standards for General Practice.


How will you inspire us?

You are an experienced leader with the ability to manage both general practice and people matters. With drive and curiosity, you hold genuine interest in your field and will be rewarded with both variety and stability.


You must hold Specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency in General Practice.


For additional information on the position contact Stephanie Brookman on (02) 4921 6107 or via email stephanie.brookman@newcastle.edu.au


Why commit to us?

The University of Newcastle is a Top 200 University in the world by QS World University Rankings 2021and a Top 10 University in Australia.


The remuneration for this position is from $128,332 FTE Pro-rated + 17% superannuation (50% Medical Director role) +, 84.5% of bulk billings and 65% of private billings.


Suitably qualified applicants may be provided with an academic adjunct appointment at the University.


From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance


We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.

11.59 pm

Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us:

Your application must include:

  • CV/Resume; including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees. Your CV/Resume should be a maximum of five pages
  • A statement addressing the Essential Criteria listed in the Position Description.


Your response to the Essential Criteria should not exceed 4 pages (approximately 2,000 words).

Before submitting your application please read the important information and useful tips on what to include - available via this link: Submitting your application


Additional information about our application process is available via this link: Application Process

If you have any difficulties uploading your application, please telephone HR Services (+61 2)4033 9999 - and press 2- during business hours (AEST) or email: employment@newcastle.edu.au

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.


Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022 at 11.59pm

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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