Where to find us
Clinical Director –Emergency Care and Inpatients – Front Door: Emergency Department, Minor Injuries, RACU and AMU.
Fixed Term Appointment – 3yrs
The Acute Services Team is seeking to recruit a Clinical Director for Surgery within the emergency care and inpatients team. Working with the Acute Services Management Team and fellow medical leaders, to provide clinical director leadership for Emergency Medicine and Acute Medicine.
The Acute Services Team
|Associate Medical Directors||Karen Adamson, Chris Cairns, Sara Else|
|Interim Head of Service for Emergency Care & Inpatients||Judith Rooney|
|Head of Service for Ambulatory Care, Diagnostics and Theatres||Marie Gardner|
|Heads of Nursing||Louise Boyle and Patrick Rafferty|
|Deputy Medical Director||Juliette Murray|
|Chief Nurse||Phyllis Wilkieson|
|Interim Director of Acute Services||Jonathan Best|
The Clinical Director will also be a member of a wider system Medical Leadership group. The Medical Leadership group will meet regularly and influence decision making for NHS Forth Valley, undertake prioritisation and assist in delivering the key strategic and operational priorities. The Medical Leadership group will also have opportunities for learning and peer support.
The Clinical Director role is an opportunity to improve the quality of care for patients both in the front door sphere and across the wider whole system. The Clinical Director will, where required, be supported to further develop their leadership skills.
The Clinical Director role requires:
- Understanding what excellence looks like in your services, communicating that vision and guiding improvement towards it, in conjunction with the wider management team
- Understanding, and working to, the “Triple Aim” of improved health of the population, improved effectiveness of our treatments and the importance of cost-effective and sustainable healthcare
- Valuing and supporting your team to be resilient and engaged
- Taking responsibility for effective clinical governance and quality improvement arrangements within your areas
- Taking responsibility for efficient and effective delivery of service performance targets within your areas
- Taking responsibility for high quality job planning
- Working as a key team member with an understanding of the complexities of the wider organisation
Each Clinical Director will have three sessions, one of which will be from SPA allocation and two from DCC sessions.
Applications in the form of a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and a written statement in support of your application should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of Sunday 2nd April 2023
Interviews to be confirmed
Interested candidates should discuss with Miss Juliette Murray and Dr Chris Cairns
NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.