Scott has been in practice for over thirty years, with clinical experience in all aspects of health, including obstetrics, rural surgery, day procedures (sedation anaesthetics) and general medicine as well as the management of health services.
As part of his career in administration, he completed a Master of Health Administration and he has been involved in the development and application of health standards in Australia.
He has been involved with Indigenous health over the years and has served on various working parties to advise on policy and to develop health standards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical services, spending considerable time assessing Indigenous health services across the country against standards of governance and clinical care and reviewing the delivery of services across all types of communities.
Scott has had extensive experience in clinical governance, with experience in assessing systems of quality management and quality improvement programs, across a diverse range of organisations, from community-based small groups in remote areas through to and including regional health services as well as tertiary hospitals in both the government and non-government sectors.
He also works in medico-legal areas of medical practice, for both AHPRA and QCAT, this work has allowed him to develop specific skills in the application of both judicial principles and frameworks of best practice.