Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) Emergency Department is a Level 5 Adult and Level 4 Paediatric Service that provides complex specialist emergency care 24 hours, 7 days a week - including Resuscitation and Emergency assessment and stabilising treatment. The Unit sees more than 71,000 presentations, majority non-ambulance arrivals, annually. Growing demand is expected with population growth forecast to increase by around 50,000 over the next 5 years.
Identified five years ago for transformation to one of three major tertiary hospitals in South Australia, LMH services the north of the state as part of Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN). Hospital redevelopment in the order of $52M is planned with Emergency Department service improvements over the next 12 months to include the next phase expansion works and Phase 2 Model of Care.
The new Head of Unit - Emergency Department will provide pivotal leadership to service improvement and expansion, ensuring the highest standards of patient centered care and accountability for the overall performance of the Unit, including budget. The role will be responsible for ensuring performance standards and targets are met and for leading effective collaboration and cohesion across care teams as well as hospital divisions to positively impact patient access and flow.
The role is an opportunity for an experienced and highly regarded leader, with public hospital experience in the field of Emergency Medicine, to successfully lead the Unit and the team through growth and redevelopment in transforming the Service to a next level service.
Essential: Eligible to possess specialist registration in Emergency Medicine with the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) with a Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent, and in-depth experience in emergency medicine.
We invite qualified candidates to contact Principal Search Consultant Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via email email@example.com for a confidential discussion.
Applications Close: 09/11/2018