Associate Medical Director

Birmingham, West Midlands
03 May 2019
26 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is looking for a forward thinking Associate Medical Director, to support the Medical Director and wider management team in the delivery of our strategy and business plan.

We believe the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a fantastic place to work and we are extremely proud of our hospital. We are continually seeking opportunities for improvement and innovation ensuring that patients and staff have the best experience possible. The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is a values-driven organisation from top to bottom, and our values drive everything we do. We are looking for someone who shares our passion, pride and drive to deliver best-in-class orthopaedic care on a national and international level.

This is an exciting time for our Trust as we plan for considerable growth and expansion in our service offering. We have been through a period of significant transition and challenge and we were, and remain, very proud of achieving an overall rating of “Good” following our CQC Inspection in May 2018.

The Associate Medical Director will support the Medical Director in guiding the organisation to facilitate service and policy developments whilst at all times ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and acting as a champion for the national health policy.

We are looking to appoint a strong communicator who can handle risk and ambiguity and bring intellect and insight to complex services within the context of a wider healthcare economy. You will be able to develop relationships quickly and effectively while being politically astute.

The post holder will be fundamental in promoting organisational efficiency and clinical productivity, demonstrating cost effectiveness and return on investment. You will be required to help lead and promote a culture in which all staff constantly evaluate the quality of patient care and strive to achieve high standards, while being confident and feeling safe to challenge and raise concerns on practice.

The Associate Medical Director role has a responsibility for ensuring the skill-mix in the medical workforce for their assigned areas and for ensuring patient safety by overseeing the organisations ability to manage specific pathways effectively. Key to your success will be the ability to support and enable medical managers to play a full and effective role throughout the organisation.

This appointment will require a current GMC registration and license to practice and also inclusion on the specialist register in any speciality provided by the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will divide their time between medical leadership and clinical delivery within their specialism.

We welcome and encourage applications from external Consultants. You will be expected to have an established service following.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Matthew Revell Medical Director who can be contacted through Alison Newman on telephone number 0121 685 4166.

Remuneration – Consultant Terms and Conditions with 4 PAs allocated to leadership work and a responsibility allowance.

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Closing date for applications via NHS jobs will be 26/05/2019.

Interview date will be 03/06/2019.