Jul 31, 2018Full time
Director Palliative Care Mary Potter Hospice Job ID H18_2836 Extraordinary Clinical Leadership Opportunity Ability to Influence the Future of Palliative Care delivery Iconic Wellington Institution and a Leader in Palliative Care Service Delivery At Mary Potter Hospice our vision is that people in our communities who need palliative care have access to compassionate and quality care, when and where they need it. To achieve this, we work alongside our many health partners to promote and provide education on quality palliative care and care planning services. We provide high quality specialist palliative care in our In-Patient Unit, in other care facilities and the community. The Hospice assists patients and their families with the quality of their life, their dying and their bereavement. The hospice is now seeking to recruit a Director of Palliative Care to lead palliative care medicine and education and support the Chief Executive to deliver the Mary Potter Hospice strategy. The organisation is implementing a service change strategy which will see an increase in services provided in the community. The Hospice is committed to employing inspirational leaders who empower an engaged workforce and who collaborate to deliver the future of Palliative Care service provision. To successfully fulfil this position the Director of Palliative Care will: Have a Specialist Medical qualification and vocational registration within the scope of Palliative Medicine Demonstrate strong clinical and people leadership skills Perform an organisational leadership role as a member of the Executive Team Fulfil a strategic clinical leadership role in developing and delivering Mary Potter Hospice strategy Establish and strengthen collaborative relationships with key community and clinical stakeholders, including the Capital and Coast District Health Board, Palliative Care team and Primary care physicians Be passionate about the delivery of Palliative Care services at the highest level We invite qualified candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)401 122 301 or via email email@example.com for a confidential discussion.