Clinical Director and Consultant Anaesthetist
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 10 December 2023
At North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) things are changing.
We have recently appointed to a number of exciting leadership roles at NCIC. These recently appointed roles include a Medical Director - Operational Delivery, Medical Director - Professional Standards, Deputy Medical Director - Workforce, Deputy Medical Director - Patient Safety, Deputy Medical Director - Governance.
These roles are part of a wider structural change, restructuring our services into Care Collaboratives, and giving clinicians greater responsibility for the specialties they deliver. 8 x Clinical Collaborative Chairs have recently been appointed to lead our clinical services.
These leadership roles will put us firmly on path to becoming truly clinically led, where the quality of patient care is at the heart of our decision making.
We are now welcoming applications for the roles of Clinical Director in a range of our clinical specialties:
- Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
- General Medicine
- Care of the Elderly
- Emergency Medicine
- Head & Neck
- Community (overarching Sexual Health, Diabetes and Endocrinology and Palliative Care)
These are up to full-time appointments, including the leadership element, with the remainder of sessions worked within the clinical specialty.
Main duties of the job
To be successful you will have the skills, energy and enthusiasm to lead our clinical teams, and drive the change and innovation to help us deliver the best possible care. You will inspire others and play a vital role in delivering our ambitious agenda. You will add a strong clinical voice to our leadership team and contribute to a culture which values professional excellence and enables our clinicians to be the best they can be.
It is an exciting time to join us as we work with the University of Cumbria and Imperial College London to launch the Cumbria Medical School in 2025. Our vision is to be a leading organisation for medical leadership, education and training.
The Trust currently has a £40m development programme for our West Cumberland Hospital site, and plans for a new £20m Community Diagnostic Centre proposed to open in 2024.
A £15m business case has recently been approved, and plans are now in development, for a new Endoscopy Suite at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, including 5 endoscopy rooms.
In addition, the Trust is about to embark on a £40m programme to procure and implement a modular, integrated and interoperable electronic patient record (EPR).
Due to our geography we deliver a broad range of clinical services which are not typically found in other district general hospitals, including interventional cardiology and vascular services.
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
We are fortunate to be located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. With the Lake District on our doorstep, Cumbria is a great place to call home.
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see ourpolicyfor eligible vacancies?
- Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
- If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.
To find out more, or to arrange a conversation with our Executive Medical Director Dr Adrian Clements, please contact either via telephone on 01228 814010 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and Qualifications
Certificate of Sponsorship
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