MidCentral DHB has recently progressed through a transformational change strategy and creating an integration of services across the Acute & Elective Specialist Services cluster, through an innovative Cluster leadership arrangement. The aim is to support changes that will deliver seamless care to the community, improvement in health outcomes, and access to health services and models of care, which are co-designed, and consumer/family/whanau centred. MidCentral DHB have chosen to aspire to quality and excellence by design and reduce current inequity of outcome for the population.
The role of Operations Lead - Unplanned Care reports directly to the Operations Executive, Acute & Elective Specialist Services Cluster. We are seeking an experienced leader with a “can-do” attitude for this newly created position. The role’s key responsibility will be to provide strategic leadership and operational management of services that fall within the direct responsibility of this role, which includes having a “whole of system” approach. The role will lead the delivery of contemporary multi-disciplinary models of care that are developed through co-design approaches, as well as lead and contribute to a programme of transformational change and the integration of services across the Acute & Elective Specialist Services cluster, in partnership with the Clinical Programmes Lead and Planning & Integration Lead. The role will also be responsible for growing and developing front-line clinical leadership, actively supporting leadership capability improvements, and enabling clinicians and teams within the service group to make good decisions as close to the patient/client as possible.
To be considered appropriate for this role, you will have significant leadership experience and the ability to lead a team of skilled and motivated individuals, awareness of equity issues across the sector (including but not limited to Maori Health), a thorough understanding of the function of the service group and their challenge. You will possess excellent communication skills, including listening, group facilitation, report writing and public speaking skills. You will hold a relevant management qualification and/or have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing complex health care teams.
This key position offers a unique opportunity to join a contemporary service that serves a population of 162,500, the majority of whom live in Palmerston North City. Approximately 16.5% of the population is aged over 65 years and Maori make up over 17% of the DHB’s population. The DHB stretches across the North Island from the west to the east coast of New Zealand.
We invite qualified candidates to contact Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Applications Close: 24/04/2019