Regional Director, Hospital and Specialist Services - Northern at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
It's not very often something happens that's big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That's what we're talking about here. The provision of health services in New Zealand, and how it's 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 national, modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our whānau
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
As the Regional Director, Hospital and Specialist Services (H&SS), you will be responsible for improving the health and wellbeing of the people in the Northern Region, with particular focus on improving equity of health outcomes within the funding available. The Regional Director leads the planning and delivery of regionally delivered hospital and specialist services to contribute to the delivery of a national network of care outlined in the Aotearoa Health Plan and transforms health services in the region.
In this role you will be working alongside three other regional directors and in close partnership with Te Aka Whai Ora. You will work closely with both the Regional Directors from other directorates of Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora and the Regional Director Pacific Health to ensure equity for Pacific populations is achieved.
Mōu | About you
As an experienced executive, you can point to a track record of improving equity of health outcomes in Aotearoa. You will have been responsible for operational healthcare delivery in complex environments with multiple stakeholder interests and expectations. You will have worked within national frameworks and have had considerable autonomy in achieving national goals.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Ideally you will have:
- System-wide experience in leading and managing through transformational system change
- Experience of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action
- Experience leading and managing a workforce within an organisation where a high level of organisational acumen and political nous is required
- Experience at an executive level within large public facing multi-faceted or complex environments with multiple consumer and political interests and expectations
- Experience operating in a confidential/secure environment with access to sensitive information
Te painga o te mahi tahi me matou | Benefits
Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora are committed to being a good employer and honouring our equal employment opportunity obligations. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we're working to improve care for, including those which have been historically underserved by the health system. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific people, disabled people, and the LGBTQI+ communities. We endeavour to provide flexible employee practices and conditions to support a healthy work-life balance, including part-time and flexible working arrangements.
This is a truly rewarding role where you will come to work each day making a difference and gain the following:
- Perspectives at a national level as part of the NZ healthcare system
- Be at the forefront of innovation
- Lead change and create capabilities across the service
- Make a difference within the health sector through a varied and dynamic role
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current resume), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
The applications closing date is midnight Sunday, 9 October 2022. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Rhiannon Robinson on Rhiannon.Robinson@health.govt.nz
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Regional Director - Hospital and Specialist Services - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 257KB)
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