Associate Medical Director

Coventry And Rugby GP Alliance

The closing date is 29 January 2023

Job summary

The Associate Medical Director will work as an integral member of the Chief Officer team and will provide professional advice to the Medical Director on key service and medical staffing issues.

Particularly focussing on the ATP Practice, to provide effective professional leadership to all medical staff and to manage professional issues associated with the medical workforce and services provided by doctors. This includes but is not limited to all relevant operational, developmental, and strategic matters.

Main duties of the job

Reporting to the Medical Director, the Associate Medical Director will:

With a particular focus on the ATP Practice:

Contribute to the development of the organisational strategy for clinical services:

Lead the formation and implementation of clinical standards for the organisation.

Provide visible professional leadership for clinical employees and contractors.

Work with the Chief Officer team to ensure opportunities to improve clinical and operational effectiveness are identified and implemented

Be the external advocate for outward-facing work with relevant stakeholders in external organisations, promoting the organisations services with member practices and ICS partners.

Be responsible for Clinical Governance for their service portfolio working with the relevant Chief Officer

Manage disciplinary issues concerning doctors utilised by the business.

About us

The Coventry and Rugby GP Alliance is a private company limited by shares, wholly owned by local Coventry and Rugby GP practices. As a GP led organisation, we represent 50 GP practice shareholders and cover nearly 420,000 patients.

We describe our work in terms of Supporting, Innovating, Developing and Educating - we are on the S.I.D.E. of general practice and we have developed our Operational Plans to describe what we are going to do over this year to ensure that we continue to high quality, accessible and responsive services for both practices and patients.

We have identified key areas that we will focus on to build upon and improve our existing services.

These are our Strategic Priorities:

  • Clinical Service Improvement & Delivery
  • Clinical Innovation
  • Primary Care Development Practice and Network Support
  • Training and Education
  • Integrated Care
  • Good Governance

Date posted

17 January 2023

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£85 an hour 6 hours per week (1.5 sessions)

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

2 years

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

E0046-23-3954

Job locations

1 The Boiler House, Electric Wharf

Sandy Lane

Coventry

CV1 4JU


684 Broad Lane

Coventry

CV5 7BB


City Of Coventry Health Centre

2 Stoney Stanton Road

Coventry

CV1 4FS


Foleshill Surgery

Livingstone Road

Coventry

CV6 5AR


Stoke Aldermoor Clinic

Aldermoor Lane

Coventry

CV3 1BN


Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

To maintain effective professional leadership for all relevant medical staff who are utilised by the organisation.

To provide professional support and advice to the Medical Director on medical staffing issues.

Contribute to the overall corporate management of the organisation with specific responsibility for clinical advice in relation to operational issues within the postholders defined clinical service portfolio.

Ensure that clinical resources are utilised to maximum effectiveness:

Work with the respective Chief Officer on the recruitment and retention of medical staff.

Provide visible leadership for medical staff on clinical and professional issues.

In line with national requirements support clinical leads to ensure arrangements are in place for appraisal, job planning, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) , re-licensing and revalidation of doctors employed by the organisation.

Ensure a robust and transparent approach to job planning which takes into consideration the needs of the services.

Ensure that robust clinical governance systems are in place and to ensure the active participation of all staff in order to secure high standards of patient care

Lead on resolving issues relating to the poor performance of doctors and the implementation of disciplinary procedure, complying with HR processes and advice.

Investigate complaints and incidents within the postholders defined clinical service portfolio

Promote an organisational culture committed to learning from complaints, incidents, audit, research, and development.

Ensure that medical staff undertake their duties in line with statutory and mandatory training requirements for doctors.

General Responsibilities

To maintain the integrity of clinical delivery for the organisation

Maintain a positive demeanour that supports a happy working environment and remain flexible and professional at all times.

Treat other staff as one expects to be treated oneself.

Be a good ambassador for the organisation in any external dealings.

Undertake CPD in line with the relevant institute requirements.

Undertaken any other duties as directed by the Chief Executive.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

To maintain effective professional leadership for all relevant medical staff who are utilised by the organisation.

To provide professional support and advice to the Medical Director on medical staffing issues.

Contribute to the overall corporate management of the organisation with specific responsibility for clinical advice in relation to operational issues within the postholders defined clinical service portfolio.

Ensure that clinical resources are utilised to maximum effectiveness:

Work with the respective Chief Officer on the recruitment and retention of medical staff.

Provide visible leadership for medical staff on clinical and professional issues.

In line with national requirements support clinical leads to ensure arrangements are in place for appraisal, job planning, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) , re-licensing and revalidation of doctors employed by the organisation.

Ensure a robust and transparent approach to job planning which takes into consideration the needs of the services.

Ensure that robust clinical governance systems are in place and to ensure the active participation of all staff in order to secure high standards of patient care

Lead on resolving issues relating to the poor performance of doctors and the implementation of disciplinary procedure, complying with HR processes and advice.

Investigate complaints and incidents within the postholders defined clinical service portfolio

Promote an organisational culture committed to learning from complaints, incidents, audit, research, and development.

Ensure that medical staff undertake their duties in line with statutory and mandatory training requirements for doctors.

General Responsibilities

To maintain the integrity of clinical delivery for the organisation

Maintain a positive demeanour that supports a happy working environment and remain flexible and professional at all times.

Treat other staff as one expects to be treated oneself.

Be a good ambassador for the organisation in any external dealings.

Undertake CPD in line with the relevant institute requirements.

Undertaken any other duties as directed by the Chief Executive.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered with GMC or qualified doctor employed in medical management
  • Employed at substantive consultant level
  • Satisfactory record of continuous professional development
  • Evidence of participation in management development opportunities.

Desirable

  • Management Qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive involvement in management roles
  • Considerable experience in clinical leadership roles
  • Evidence of leading service change with consultant colleagues

Personal skills & qualities

Essential

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels and with colleagues within and external to the Alliance
  • Effective motivator with strong influencing skills and personal credibility
  • Ability to analyse complex issues and identify potential solutions
  • A clear commitment to delivering quality and patient focused services
  • Focused on delivering objectives and improvements to patient services
  • Understands other functional perspective e.g. finance, HR
  • Can take a corporate approach to key issues
  • Inclusive leadership and management style
  • Effective media communication skills
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered with GMC or qualified doctor employed in medical management
  • Employed at substantive consultant level
  • Satisfactory record of continuous professional development
  • Evidence of participation in management development opportunities.

Desirable

  • Management Qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive involvement in management roles
  • Considerable experience in clinical leadership roles
  • Evidence of leading service change with consultant colleagues

Personal skills & qualities

Essential

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels and with colleagues within and external to the Alliance
  • Effective motivator with strong influencing skills and personal credibility
  • Ability to analyse complex issues and identify potential solutions
  • A clear commitment to delivering quality and patient focused services
  • Focused on delivering objectives and improvements to patient services
  • Understands other functional perspective e.g. finance, HR
  • Can take a corporate approach to key issues
  • Inclusive leadership and management style
  • Effective media communication skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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Additional information

UK Registration

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Employer details

Employer name

Coventry And Rugby GP Alliance

Address

1 The Boiler House, Electric Wharf

Sandy Lane

Coventry

CV1 4JU


Employer's website

https://www.coventryrugbygpalliance.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry And Rugby GP Alliance

Address

1 The Boiler House, Electric Wharf

Sandy Lane

Coventry

CV1 4JU


Employer's website

https://www.coventryrugbygpalliance.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

HR

HR Team

crgpa.hr@nhs.net

Date posted

17 January 2023

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£85 an hour 6 hours per week (1.5 sessions)

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

2 years

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

E0046-23-3954

Job locations

1 The Boiler House, Electric Wharf

Sandy Lane

Coventry

CV1 4JU


684 Broad Lane

Coventry

CV5 7BB


City Of Coventry Health Centre

2 Stoney Stanton Road

Coventry

CV1 4FS


Foleshill Surgery

Livingstone Road

Coventry

CV6 5AR


Stoke Aldermoor Clinic

Aldermoor Lane

Coventry

CV3 1BN


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