22/06/2022

Deputy Director (VVED) - Strategy, Quality and Technology (26649)

$162.00 - $213.20 hourly
  • Northern Health
  • Northern Hospital Epping, Cooper Street, Epping VIC, Australia
Part time Health Care

Job Description

 Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED)

 Deputy Director of VVED – Strategy, Quality and Technology

 The Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED) is powered by Northern Health and currently serves the entire state of Victoria. Partnerships with Ambulance Victoria, COVID Care Pathways, metro health services, and regional health services lead to a diverse range of referral pathways. We collaborate with our partners to care for Victorians with potentially urgent and emergent health concerns, while also seeing a growing number of patients who attend VVED directly due to concerns of an emergency care need. The service sees the culturally rich and diverse community reflective of the Victorian population, including paediatrics, adults, and aged care residents. The goal of the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department is to improve the patient experience with emergency care, provide and coordinate care for patients virtually in the hopes of giving the right patient the right care at the right time, decreasing the overcrowding burden experienced in emergency departments across the state, and offering safe, timely, and equitable emergency services to all Victorians.

The Victorian Virtual ED provides a vibrant, fast-paced workplace. Given the rapidly expanding demand for our service, we are driven to think innovatively about the needs of the population and what the health system of the future might need to look like to meet those needs

The VVED is dynamic working environment, with a strong culture of teamwork, diversity, safety, and respect.

 

Position available:

An exciting opportunity exists to support the Director of the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department to lead and direct the clinical functions of the Virtual Emergency Department to ensure maximal achievement of Key Performance Indicators and excellence in clinical care. The Deputy Director of the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department, Director of Strategy, Quality, and Technology is responsible for providing strong clinical and medical leadership, expertise, and advice so that the highest quality care is delivered at the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department. The role includes a special focus on creating strategy to meet the needs of a rapidly growing service, spearheading quality projects to ensure baseline high quality and continuous improvement and working with industry to improve technical capacity with a focus on care efficiency and safety. 

This is a part time permanent position.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM/RACP/JTC) or Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
  • Incorporates sound risk management principles and strategies into business planning and clinical settings
  • Promotes a ‘no blame’ culture to encourage the escalation of real or perceived risks
  • Current National Police and Working with Children History Check

 

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you.

Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

 

Next Steps. . .

 

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts. For further details, please contact: Dr Loren Sher, Clinical Director – Virtual ED via [email protected]

 

For more information regarding this position, please refer to the Position Description.

 

Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice:

 

All applicants must participate in the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process at Northern Health by completing the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the electronic credentialing system, CGov prior to interview.

 

CGov credentialing application link

 

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