Operations Manager - Cancer & Chronic Conditions
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full time
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Reporting to the Operations Director Cancer, Radiology & Chronic Conditions, your role will be to manage the day-to-day operations of your Service to ensure safe, high quality and effective health care within allocated resources to your division/directorate. You will be accountable for the operational planning, delivery, and monitoring, of performance of your areas. You will achieve this through working in partnership with the professional leaders across the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health, scientific & technical disciplines in your division to foster a strong inter-professional team that deliver high standards of patient care within a healthy and positive team environment.
You will be required to utilise the partnerships and your leadership skills to develop and foster a positive and healthy organisational culture, ensuring a resilient division. The success of this position involves working closely with your clinical partners to foster strong inter-professional teams that all work collaboratively to provide safe, high quality and effective health care within allocated resources.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato provides health services in the Waikato region to a combined population of over 400,000 people, and tertiary-level services to the midland region, with a population of over 840,000. Our people are fundamental to our success; we have a diverse workforce of over 7,000 employees who directly reflect the diversity in our communities, providing care and support to more than 100,000 patients each year.
Mōu | About you
To be considered for the role you will have as a minimum:
5 – 7 years’ experience in operational and strategic health leadership role in a health environment
Extensive experience in building and sustaining collaborative working relationships
Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and leadership experience managing complex dynamics associated with multi-professional groups and stakeholders
Capability to negotiate, resolve conflict and positively influence and motivate others
Politically aware and with a good understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy in New Zealand
Understand how to use data to improve quality, performance, and growth
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Shivani.Kulkarni@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 25 September 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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