BO978 - Executive Director Aeromedical Operations

BO978 - Executive Director Aeromedical Operations

15 Sep
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Ambulance Service NSW
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Sydney

15 Sep

Ambulance Service NSW

Sydney

<div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Employment Type</strong>: Permanent Full Time<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>: Snr Staff Specialist<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>:

$230,560 per annum<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>: 40<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>: REQ188316<br /> <strong>Applications Close:</strong> Sunday 18 October 2020</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Rare opportunity to lead and shape the future direction of one of the world’s most respected aeromedical services.</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">NSW Ambulance is one of the largest and most modern ambulance services in the world and is recognised as a global leader in its field.  It is a division of NSW Health and provides emergency and non-emergency clinical care, retrieval, and specialist patient transport services to a population of over 8 million, delivered by its 6,000 staff through 250 locations across metropolitan and regional NSW.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">Aeromedical Operations is a core service delivery directorate of NSW Ambulance and provides specialist coordination, response, treatment and multi-modal transport for pre-hospital incidents, medical retrievals, long distance medical transports, search and rescues and major incidents.  It utilises both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft with a state-wide fleet of 12 helicopters and 5 fixed wing aircraft and transports 10,000 patients per year.  It is recognised internationally as a world class organisation and a beacon of thought leadership in the sector.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">NSW Ambulance is now seeking an exceptional Executive Director to lead the Aeromedical Operations and further elevate the delivery of world class healthcare and retrieval services.  In this high profile, strategic role reporting to the Chief Executive, you will:</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <ul> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Provide strategic leadership and clinical management and direction to the NSW Ambulance Aeromedical Operations Directorate and the NSW Health Emergency Management Unit;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Develop and implement innovative, evidence based and contemporary work practices which drive the delivery of world class aeromedical, retrieval and emergency management services;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Undertake State Retrieval Consultant duties as required;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Manage the maintenance, performance and review of contracts relevant to aeromedical operations including assurance that procedures are in place to monitor, report and manage the day to day contractual compliance of external contractors;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Ensure processes are in place to develop, monitor, analyse, report and make recommendations about the overall performance of the Directorate including activity, resource utilisation, resource performance, clinical appropriateness, patient safety and budget implications;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Ensure appropriate staff management process are in place to foster a healthy workplace;</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Forge strong relationships across the organisation, particularly with the Director, Medical Services as well as with a variety of external stakeholders including other state-wide, national, and international emergency services, NSW Ministry of Health, local health districts and other associated agencies.</p> </li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">We are seeking an accomplished aeromedical / health service executive leader with a track record of driving successful change across a substantial and complex health service or aeromedical operation. You’ll possess medical qualifications that are registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency and meet all requirements for appointment as a Senior Staff Specialist in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award. You’ll also ideally hold critical care qualifications recognised by Australasian Medical Colleges. You’ll demonstrate proven strategic management skills and the capacity to lead the development and implementation of complex and innovative strategies and workforce improvements designed to address key organisational challenges. Outstanding leadership, communication and engagement skills are critical, as is the ability to influence multiple and diverse stakeholders.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">This role represents a unique and exciting opportunity to help transform the future of NSW Ambulance and ultimately deliver world class healthcare to the communities served.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community it serves; we encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="line-height:107%"><strong>How to Apply </strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:4px"><span style="line-height:12pt">Please submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) with your CV and other required information. </span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Employment Conditions</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <ul> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">The successful applicant will be appointed under the terms and conditions of the Staff Specialist (State) Award and will be required to enter into the annual Performance Development Program.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Applicants may be required to participate in pre-employment drug testing and to meet the requirements of the Drug and Alcohol policy.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">The successful applicant may be required to undertake duties at the other centres should the need arise.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">No Ambulance accommodation is provided.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">No entitlements to Transferred Employees Benefits (TEB) is provided.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Completion of NSW Health Mandatory Training courses is a mandatory requirement for all NSW Health and NSW Ambulance employees applying for this position.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory conduct and services check including referee/supervisor check, a review of National Police check and review of the Service Check Register. A review of excess annual and sick leave, PDP status, ability to undertake full duties of the position and clearances from Professional Standards Unit, Learning & Development and Safety & Recovery will be undertaken for employees of NSW Ambulance and NSW Health.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Employee’s currently undertaking an ECP or ICP consolidation period are eligible to apply however will need to complete all training and return of service obligations before accepting any relief/acting opportunities.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">Employee’s currently undertaking a SOT consolidation period are not eligible to apply for positions other than SOT positions. This includes positions offered via merit selection, transfer lists or later transfer mechanism, expressions of interest or secondments.</p> </li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>General Information</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <ul> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">An 18 month eligibility list may be established for future vacancies.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">If applicable, please ensure you use your work email address so our recruitment system can identify that you are internal to NSW Ambulance and/or NSW Health.</p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family:Arial">It is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online.</p> </li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Need more information?</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <strong>  1) Click here for the <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ188316" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br />   2) Find out more about <a href="https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/app-info" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><br /> <span style="line-height:107%"><strong><span style="line-height:107%">For a confidential discussion or to request an information pack, please call Rob Macmillan, Partner - Health or Zoya Salah at Derwent Search on 02 9091 3226 or email </span><span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="line-height:107%"><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">[email protected]</a></span></u></span></strong><span style="line-height:107%"><strong> quoting reference 27535</strong>.</span></span></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Our Commitment</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">NSW Ambulance is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within NSW Ambulance, please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator, Callista Bryan, on 02 9320 7644 or <span style="color:#1f4e79"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="text-decoration:none"><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:#1f4e79; text-decoration:underline">[email protected]</a></span></u></span>.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">If you wish to discuss any accessibility requirements in relation to your application, please contact our Diversity and Culture Advisor, Joe Wasuruj, on 02 9320 7339 or <span style="color:#1f4e79"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="text-decoration:none"><a href="mailto:[email protected]" style="color:#1f4e79; text-decoration:underline">[email protected]</a></span></u></span>.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"> </p> <p style="font-family:Arial">It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure NSW Ambulance is a workplace free from bullying and harassment. All staff must behave in a respectful and acceptable manner. Staff must report and respond appropriately to any instances or perceptions of bullying. Managers are required to implement actions that prevent or minimise the risk of unacceptable behaviours, ensuring bullying, harassment and victimisation are identified as early as possible and responded to and effectively managed.</p>

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