Service Manager Orthopaedics, Counties Manukau Health

  • Company:
    Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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  • Closes 07 Feb 2021
  • Posted 22 Jan 2021
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Leadership role requiring impact

A role like this doesn’t come around very often!

Counties Manukau Health is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery. Working with New Zealand’s most culturally diverse populations, CM Health is committed to making a real difference to the health outcomes of the multi-cultural community it serves.

We have a great opportunity for an experience individual to provide managerial leadership to the Surgical, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services (SAPS) in partnership with the General Manager. There will also be important partnerships with the Divisional Clinical Director, Clinical Nurse Director and Clinical Director Allied Health, Scientific & Technical Professionals to contribute to the future improvement and development of the services.

Reporting to the General Manager SAPS, you will play a critical role in providing and demonstrating leadership including acting with respect and kindness to employees and patients; and, in achieving health, safety, and financial outcomes in an extremely resource constrained environment.

The department provides a wide range of secondary, tertiary specialist and increasingly quaternary Orthopaedic services to adults and includes musculo- skeletal paediatric services. Tertiary referrals come from numerous North Island DHB’s and include orthopaedic oncology, pelvic trauma, mangled limbs in conjunction with Plastic and reconstructive surgery and as part of the Northern Trauma Destination policy and acute spinal cord injury as one of two national supra-regional Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) centres, adolescence scoliosis and complex foot or knee injuries.

This is a full time position working Monday to Friday, based at Middlemore Hospital.

To be successful in this role you need to have;

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Clinical/Health or Business
  • 5 years’ management experience in a large, multifaceted healthcare environment including staff management, financial management and change management
  • Strong track record of managing complexity and risk whilst maintaining high standards of service delivery.
  • Experience in delivering change and performance with and through teams, by engaging them in the directions and delivery of plans, establishing clear work priorities, delegating effectively, ensuring capability to deliver, monitoring performance, and providing timely, regular feedback.
  • Consultative leadership style.
  • Ability to take and lead people on a journey of growth and change.
  • Ability to build strong effective teams and networks.
  • Excels at operating in a fast-pace, collaborative environment.

If you are looking for a worthwhile challenge and want to work in an effective team and you share the CM Health team values of Excellent, Valuing Everyone, Kind, and Together and want to join us on a journey of achieving health equity for our community, apply now!

When working for us you will be working alongside some of the best in the business, progressive and agile services. We support and encourage further professional development and provide a supportive working environment.