Name: Dr Karen Ng
Job title: Medical Advisor
Location: Level 4 Medibank Place
Where did you work before Medibank? Royal Melbourne Hospital – where I had a role in medical governance and clinical governance, participating in medico-legal matters, incident management, clinical audit and workforce issues.
What’s your most memorable career moment to date? Presenting a talk on my research to fellow colleagues at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.
What attracted you to a role at Medibank? The opportunity to get to know the private health insurance industry and understand the role it plays in the health sector in Australia.
What is the first thing you do when you start a new job? Get to know the team.
What was your first paid job? A medical intern at Austin Health.
What do you spend time doing when not working? Reading, taking walks, playing with my daughter.
What does ‘For Better Health’ mean to you? It means helping our customers and Medibank’s employees achieve a healthier state of being.