Public Health Specialist – NSW/Victoria

This is an exciting new position to play a key leadership role in the establishment and design of the new  Public Health Unit (AWH PHU) based in a Large Regional hospital in Far Southern NSW . The  PHU is a new local public health unit covering five local government areas in the upper Hume region including  (establishment of the Public Health Unit (PHU) is part of a state-wide restructure of public health delivery in Victoria).

Providing leadership to the Unit, the position will lead all public health interactions with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regarding the State’s Public Health system.

This position will lead key new public health initiatives and epidemiological research in collaboration with key partners and aligns with the current COVID-19 medical and nursing service teams, the Infectious Diseases service and Infection Control.

This is a Senior Medical Position and carries with it the professional responsibilities of clinical leadership, teaching, training and research as well as administrative requirements. This role will oversee the management of the unit’s financial budgets, staffing requirements and activity targets.

The successful candidate will hold current AHPRA registration and a specialist medical qualification in Public Health, have proven experience in leading outbreak investigations, proven ability to operate at a strategic level and in delivering on priorities and affecting change. There is the opportunity for this role to be ongoing.

To hear more about this role or other exciting vacancies, please contact our recruitment team at or call us today 07 3200 0509.

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Reference Number: 11315

Contact Details: Veronica