Medical Clinical Leader - Waitaki District Health Services

Medical Clinical Leader - Waitaki District Health Services



If you think you would thrive on being part of a great team leading transformational change to health services in provincial New Zealand – this is the role for you!

An exciting new opportunity is currently available within the Senior Leadership team for Waitaki District Health Services Limited.
The role of Clinical Leader - Medicine will provide critical leadership input into our transformation into a health system that is fit for the future.

The Clinical Leader – Medicine will work as part of our leadership team to provide professional clinical leadership and most importantly support and guidance as we evolve our services.  Currently Oamaru Hospital is designated as a Rural Hospital, and includes a 24 bed inpatient unit, primary birthing unit, emergency department, outpatient clinics and is well supported with a wide range of community and diagnostic services.

The service evolution journey we are about to embark upon, will require us to be able to deliver services in line with the Southern DHB Primary and Community Strategy.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer this role will also provide strong linkages into the Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist workforce and training programmes.

The ideal candidate will have Fellowship of Rural Hospital Medicine and either Fellowship of General Practice, or significant experience working within a primary care environment.  They will also have proven success in leadership and be able to constructively contribute to our organisational culture – Waitaki District Health Services – a great place to work!

For any enquiries please contact Ruth Kibble, CEO, Waitaki District Health Services Ltd, 027 237 5252 or via email at

For a copy of the Job Description please contact:  Ms Andrea Cairns, Human Resource Officer, Waitaki District Health Services, (03) 433 0290  or via email at

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to Ms Andrea Cairns

Applications close at 5pm, Monday 5th November