General Manager – Surgery, Anaesthesia, Perioperative Services, Counties Manukau Health
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, NZ
2d ago

Nau Mai, Haere mai. Welcome!

Mō mātou - Our Organisation

We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve best outcomes for our Community. Our shared vision is to work in partnership with our communities to improve the health status of all, with particular emphasis on Maaori and Pacific peoples and other communities with health disparities.

Better Health outcomes for our growing patient population and improving the way in which our community access our services are a priority for CMH.

As part of our commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, it is the responsibility of our senior leadership to ensure the principles are incorporated within strategy and that relevant measures related to health gain and health equity are incorporated within service plans and delivery

Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a General Manager to join our team. This role will be report to the Clinical Director.

Our Surgical team provide expert multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient care for the community, the greater Auckland region and nationally for some specific services.

Specialties provided include Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Audiology, Urology, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, and the National Burn Service.

Your leadership in our General Manager role will be key to managing critical situations like Whakaari White Island natural disater and the worldwide Covid pandemic making a visible impact and supporting our communities.

The General Manager will be accountable for delivering sustainable results on matters delegated by the Clinical Director.

Key result areas include :

  • Health Equity
  • Improved Health Outcomes
  • Financial sustainability
  • Management of the day to day operations
  • Patient and Staff Safety
  • Patient Flow
  • Ensures service culture is consistent with CM Health values
  • There will be demands to deliver a wide range of complex services in a timely way within financial and other resource constraints so experience of managing complex organisations is essential.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

    To be suitable for this role a background in health is not essential but you will ideally have :

  • Experience in delivering effective services as a senior manager in a large, multifaceted environment including staff management, financial management and change management.
  • Strong People Leadership Skills driving accountability and engagement of the Surgical Services team
  • Ability to retain our talent and drive agility within Surgical Services during a period of change under Health NZ
  • Experience in delivering sustainable system, process and performance improvement
  • An ability to provide strategic direction to the team.
  • Experience leading services in an environmental of fiscal constraint, cost recovery and revenue maximisation
  • Experience growing a diverse workforce, especially Maaori and Pacific, and improving cultural responsiveness of services
  • Tūhono mai - Join us

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