Skilled Medical is led by people who have extensive experience in health care, human resources and medical recruitment. Our team of over 25 staff in our Melbourne and London offices include recruitment consultants, compliance officers, accounts staff, IT and media professionals and managers who work together to deliver the best possible services. Candidates and clients can be confident that they are dealing with a firm of professional people who understand the importance of the work they do. Our community also includes the hundreds of dedicated medical professionals who work regularly with us.
Our senior staff include:
Dr David Campbell – Managing Director General management and medical administration, strategic development and medical staff support
David spent 25 years in medicine working in a range of metropolitan and rural health services before setting up Skilled Medical in 2005 and then building it into one of Australia's leading medical recruitment firms. He trained as a GP, worked in public health medicine, held medical executive and board roles, and developed businesses in the health technology sector. David's experience and commitment to medicine has been vital to the development of Skilled Medical. His executive roles included CEO of St Vincent's in Melbourne, a major teaching and referral centre. David is a former Chairman of the Board of Continuing Education of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, Councillor on the Postgraduate Medical Council of NSW, Executive Committee member of the Victorian Medical Postgraduate Foundation and founding Board member of the Rural Doctors' Network of NSW. David holds fellowships in public health medicine and medical administration and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
Kimlie Jolliffe – Director Business Services Operational and financial management, company systems, HR, legal and regulatory
Kimlie joined Skilled Medical in 2006 and is responsible for day-to-day business operations of the company. Kimlie has a background in management, company administration and systems development in the professional services sector. She was previously a senior human resources manager at the corporate office of Clayton Utz, one of Australia’s largest legal firms and has held a number of administration roles in professional services firms and the private business sector. Kimlie is also responsible for the company’s administration, finance and human resources functions. Kimlie holds bachelor degrees in arts and commerce.
Dr E Robyn Mason – Senior Medical Advisor Medical advisory, clinical governance and medico-legal
Robyn has worked with Skilled Medical since 2007 as its Senior Medical Advisor, a role aimed at assisting Skilled Medical develop and support its medical governance capability. Robyn also provides medical professional assistance to the placement teams in Australia and the UK. Robyn has held senior leadership positions in the public and private sectors including the roles of Secretary-General of the Australian Medical Association and CEO of AMA Victoria. Her background encompasses clinical governance, medico-legal, medical credentialing and scope of clinical practice, community engagement, workforce development and health care funding. She is a board member of Health Purchasing Victoria, a director of Melbourne Primary Care Network, former chair of the Victorian Doctors' Health Program and a former board member of Southern Health in Melbourne. Robyn is a qualified doctor with a master's degree in administration and holds fellowships with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Kirsty MacIsaac - Team Leader Senior Doctors, GPs, Consultant Specialists
Kirsty MacIsaac is the Team Leader responsible for placing Senior Medical Officers, Rural Generalists, General Practitioners and Specialist Consultants in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Kirsty joined Skilled Medical in 2008 after previously working in allocation and client services and in call centre management roles with Nursing Australia. With over 7 years experience working with Skilled Medical, Kirsty has a wealth of experience placing senior doctors and the team she leads is one of the best in Australia at understanding the needs of doctors and clients, especially where placement services are required in rural and regional areas.
Yolanda Shephard - Team Leader Junior and Mid Level Doctors, Consultant Specialists
Yolanda Shephard is the Team Leader responsible for placing Junior and Mid-level Doctors, as well as Specialist Consultants in the fields of Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics and other specialties. With over 10 years in consulting and management roles in the Australian medical recruitment sector, Yolanda has wide experience and has built a formidable skill set and has developed at Skilled Medical one of the strongest teams in Australia placing junior and mid-level doctors. Yolanda has a detailed knowledge of locum and permanent doctor requirements and extensive experience in staffing, systems development and quality management. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Recruitment Selection and Career Development and qualifications in Business Administration and Hospitality Management.
Helen Rice - Manager Recruitment and Operations
UK and Ireland
Helen Rice is the Manager of Skilled Medical's UK operations, where she is responsible for the teams placing locum, temp and permanent health professionals with public and private sector clients in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Helen assisted with the establishment of Skilled Medical UK operations and supervised the audit process required for Skilled Medical's appointment to two supply frameworks - the NHS CPP National Clinical Staffing Framework and the Health Trust Europe Total Workforce Solutions Framework. With a strong background in private and public sector human resources and recruitment in both Ireland and Australia, and several years with Skilled Medical in Melbourne, Helen brings a broad range of skills to her role at Skilled Medical. Helen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources Management from the National College of Ireland.
Claire Sutton - Team Leader Permanent Recruitment
Claire Sutton is Team Leader of the permanent recruitment team based in London that places doctors in permanent roles in Australia and New Zealand. Claire joined Skilled Medical in 2015 with view to expanding transnational medical recruitment between the UK and Australia & NZ. The team places junior to consultant level doctors in permanent roles and sources these from the UK, Ireland and global markets. Previously Claire had six years experience working with a medical recruitment firm in Sydney placing doctors in permanent roles across Australia. Claire hold a certificate in Human Resource Management from the UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a BA(Hons) degree in Education from the University of Hull.