Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

Fixed Term (for 12 months) 0.4 FTE 

Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury 

Central to our Strategic Leadership & Medical leadership structures, is the pivotal role of CMO.  This role brings to life our commitment to truly distributive clinical leadership. 

The CMO will support and be supported by the Clinical Directors group, to enable a network of champions in which all members of our medical workforce have the opportunity to actively contribute to our health system development, according to their individual strengths and interests.

The CMO provides overarching Medical leadership, fostering excellence in medical practice and acts as a key driver towards a high trust, learning culture, which includes open and productive relationships and clinical excellence across the Medical workforce and wider health system functions and services.

As a key support to Clinicians and Management alike, our next CMO is likely to thrive in providing mentorship, guidance and direction for clinical service delivery across the health system.

We seek a practicing clinician with current NZ Medical Council Registration and who models our newly articulated leadership values of authenticity, courage, compassion, health and interdependence.   It goes without saying that they will be patient focused and in addition, have clinical and ethical credibility across the wider Senior Medical officer workforce. 

If you are interested in this role and would like to have an initial discussion, please contact Catherine Robertson (Recruitment Specialist) in the first instance.

To apply for this vacancy online we look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site. 

Applications will be accepted until 23 February2024




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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: BGAF4138339

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 March 2024