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Deputy Director, Clinical Governance and Medical Services

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Deputy Director, Clinical Governance and Medical Services

Company: SOUTH EASTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT (SESLHD)
Location: South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, NSW
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 13/07/2020
Job Contact:

Dr Jo Karnaghan

0447 889 560

recruitment@health.nsw.gov.au

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is seeking a passionate Medical Administrator for this key new District role.

Where you’ll be working

As the Deputy Director, Clinical Governance & Medical Services you will support the Director, Clinical Governance & Medical Services by leading the Clinical Governance Unit and its functions across the District.  You will also represent the District as the delegate of the Director at local and State meetings.

What you’ll be doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The role will suit a recent Fellow or experienced senior trainee of the College, looking for a new challenge. To be successful in the role you will be a hands on leader with an ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels of the organisation.

Experienced senior trainees of the College expecting to obtain Fellowship in 2020 are eligible to apply.

This position will be offered at a Staff Specialist level for those with a Fellowship of the Australasian College of Medical Administrators or other Fellowship covered under the Staff Specialist (State) Award, and under the Public Hospital Medical Superintendent’s Award for a senior trainee of the College without Fellowship.  A successful candidate who does not hold Fellowship will be eligible to transition to the Staff Specialist Award upon awarding of the FRACMA within 12 months following appointment without further advertisement subject to satisfactory performance in the role.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is unique in New South Wales, with two statewide quaternary referral hospitals (the Royal Hospital for Women and Sydney Hospital), two tertiary referral centres (Prince of Wales Hospital and St George Hospital) and a large district hospital (The Sutherland Hospital).  The District also boasts a large multi campus Mental Health Service, and extensive renowned community based services including the Albion and Kirkton Road Centres.  South Eastern Sydney LHD has an energetic and engaged executive team, and an exciting vision for the future, including the ongoing development of its relationship with the University of NSW.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria

  1. Unconditional registration with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, or senior trainee of the College with relevant equivalent experience expecting to obtain Fellowship in 2020.
  2. Demonstrated expertise in clinical leadership, including coaching, mentoring and training skills to support a range of change management initiatives with demonstrated high level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  3. Demonstrated highly developed conceptual, analytical, problem solving and strategic planning skills.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of the principles of clinical service delivery, including legislative and regulatory requirements, and the principles of clinical governance, clinical risk management and clinical practice improvement.
  5. Demonstrated experience in driving a culture of professional medical administration and governance, inclusive of issues relating to medical workforce, medical professional practice, clinical governance, clinical ethics, clinical teaching and clinical leadership, developed in a substantial senior medical management role relevant to the position.
  6. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with clinicians, managers and other stakeholders with a hands on approach.
  7. Demonstrated expertise in clinical leadership, including coaching, mentoring and training skills to support a range of change management initiatives.
  8. Willingness to travel in accordance with the demands of the role.

Need more information?

  • Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  • Find out more about applying for this position HERE
  • For role related queries or questions contact Dr Jo Karnaghan, Director, Clinical Governance & Medical Services on 0447 889 550

 

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