New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia – Community member
Job no: 494622
Work type: Statutory Appointments
Categories: Board Services
The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) regulates more than 740,000 registered health practitioners and over 180,000 registered students across 16 health professions. 15 health profession boards (National Boards) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) work together to deliver the National Scheme.
The Medical Board of Australia’s primary role is to protect the public by registering suitably qualified and competent medical practitioners, dealing with notifications about medical practitioners and by developing registration standards, codes and guidelines to guide medical practitioners.
Vacancies for two community members are arising on the New South Wales Board of the Medical Board of Australia.
To be eligible for appointment as a community member, applicants must not be currently registered, or have ever previously been registered as a medical practitioner. It is expected that applicants reside in New South Wales.
The National Scheme has a commitment to increasing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ leadership and voices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply, as are people from rural or regional areas in New South Wales.
Appointments are made by the Minister for Health in New South Wales under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory. Appointments can be for up to three years, with eligibility for reappointment.
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