Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Clinic Director

Clinic Director

The Clinic Director will provide clinical leadership, operational direction, and day-to-day management of the clinic. This opportunity will see you responsible for working collaboratively to achieve organisational objectives; providing an excellent structure of team cohesiveness; developing and coaching high-performing teams to deliver an outstanding experience for our patients.


The role will be based at Woolcock’s current site in Glebe until late February 2024 after which there will be a relocation to our new office premises at 2 Innovation Road, Macquarie Park (within Macquarie University precinct).


  • Set salary packaging options
  • Opportunity to join Australia’s leading respiratory and sleep research organisation 
  • Being part of a dedicated team with a culture of collaboration
  • Brand new modern offices and Macquarie Shopping Centre nearby
  • Easily accessible by public transport: Macquarie University metro station - a 400m walk away, Macquarie Centre bus interchange opposite the office.

About you

  • Lead change and improvement, while recognising patient care as the central focus
  • Implement appropriate workforce strategies to deliver a great experience for our patients
  • Lead the development, implementation and review of clinical policies, procedures, and processes 
  • Lead and manage people through organisational change while fostering a spirit of teamwork and unity across the clinic 
  • Be committed to developing people and building teams to achieve high performance and optimise patient-centred care.

What you bring

  • Five or more years' experience in a healthcare environment at a management level
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field. A Business degree is an advantage
  • Demonstrated success in managing a medical practice or a hospital department/section
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict, solve problems and negotiate positive outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching and development skills 
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail 
  • Working knowledge of a clinical management software package
  • Working knowledge of Work Health & Safety legislation. 

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research is a not-for-profit organisation and an internationally recognised leader in research, clinical diagnosis and treatment. Our dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialists at the Woolcock Clinic are at the forefront of their fields, with access to the latest innovations in diagnosis and evidence-based treatments for respiratory and sleep disorders. The Woolcock Clinic also offers a comprehensive range of respiratory tests and sleep studies. 

Our Vision: Improved quality of life for individuals and families affected by sleep, breathing, and lung disorders

Our Aspiration: To maintain our world-leading research impact by translating sleep, respiratory, and lung cancer research into better global clinical outcomes globally

Our Values: Respect, Excellence, Partnership, Support, and Opportunity

How to apply

We are very keen to learn how you would add strength to our team. Please apply by sending your CV and Cover Letter via SEEK.

Please Note: The Woolcock Clinic is a private health facility that follows the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2022. Health care workers will need to have received at least two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Employment is subject to a National Police Check.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a valid working right to work in Australia? Please advise the type of visa.
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Clinic Director?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?

Working Rights: Applicants must have unlimited valid working rights in Australia.

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