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Director Of Medical Services (Bankstown-lidcombe Hospital) - Perm Ft - 1 Fte

NSW Government - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 1 FTE
Location: Bankstown Hospital
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Requisition ID: REQ232143
Application Close Date: 26/06/2021

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Come and join a multicultural and diverse workplace 
 

About the Opportunity
A Director of Medical Services is now sought to participate as an integral member of the Hospital executive team and provide leadership to the portfolios of Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, Medical Administration, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pharmacy and the Prevocational Education and Training Unit. The role is expected to implement strategies to ensure safe and high - quality health care across all medical departments in Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital and
provide:

  • support to the Hospital Executive on Hospital committees and on policy development and implementation in relation to medical services;
  • advice on the management of patient safety, patient liaison and complaints, review of adverse events and medico-legal issue
  • promotion of education and research. 

Reporting to the General Manager Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, the Director of Medical Services will have demonstrated senior management experience in a major health care institution. The role will suit a medical professional with a passion for working in a well performing, growing health service with a senior medical workforce that is progressive and innovative. It is also an opportunity to provide professional input into the planning and implementation of a green field hospital in a rapidly growing area of Sydney.

Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHD's key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. This strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.

The Organisation
South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) vision is to provide a healthcare service that is patient focused, equitable and responsive to the changing and developing needs of the communities in south western Sydney. SWSLHD covers seven Local Government Areas from Bankstown to Wingecarribee and has a population of approximately 966,450 people.

The District is among the most rapidly growing populations in NSW and projected to grow to over more than a million people in the next decade. It is also a vibrant, culturally diverse region with almost a third of its population speaking a language other than English at
home.
 

The District covers spans across rural, suburban and metropolitan communities and manages six acute public hospitals including Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital a principal referral hospital with 454 beds. The Health service is well advanced in the planning and development for a principal referral hospital in Southwest Sydney which will start construction in the next 2 years.

Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Current medical practitioner, registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellow of the RACMA and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialists (State) Award
  2. Senior management experience in a major health care institution
  3. Outstanding oral and written communication, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  4. Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  5. Thorough knowledge of systems and issues relevant to the management of hospital medical services, staff specialists, VMOs, clinical academics and junior medical staff
  6. Strong financial management skills
  7. Knowledge and experience in management of clinical quality assurance, patient safety programs and medicolegal issues for hospital medical services

Need more information?
For more information and to access the Candidate Information Document please visit:
https://hardygroupintl.com/job/228/

For role related queries or questions contact Liz Hlipala, Principal Search Consultant, Hardy Group via +61(0)401 122 301 or email on [email protected]

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