Director - HealthCare Excellence And Innovation


Deliver on HealthCare Excellence and Innovation (HEI) key clinical improvement initiatives in consultation with the Executive Director of Clinical Services. Provide leadership, management and strategic direction to foster a culture of continuous improvement across Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS). To improve MNHHS business performance and quality through embedding best practice process redesign and improvement methods and capacity.

Contact details

(07) 3647 9***
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Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Provide strategic leadership, coordination and collaboration within HEI to advance clinical improvement initiatives across MNHHS
  • Use advanced and effective leadership skills including a higher-level communication and interpersonal skills to establish and enhance professional working relationships in a complex multi-professional environment
  • Work with the Executive Director, Clinical Services to ensure services are strategically aligned with MNHHS service strategy including the implementation of State and National health priorities.
  • Develop and promote commercially sound operating strategies leading to a culture of innovation, accountability and continuous improvement.
  • Lead to delivery of operational plans through strong governance and risk management, accountability and provide to the relevant parties timely and accurate reporting with a focus on performance outcomes.
  • Develop strong relationships/partnerships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including government agencies, community groups, service providers, education and research bodies, staff, clinicians, clients/consumers.

 Job ad reference number: MN344524 Close date: Friday, 22 May 2020

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers ( https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers )

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