With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
A unique appointment jointly being made by Barts Health and London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Barts and Executive Divisional Director of the Hospital site and also to the Chief Executive Officer of the Charity the post will lead the service’s plans to improve clinical outcomes, reduce patient harm and transform the patient experience over the short and long term.
The post holder will contribute strategic support and professional expertise to the Chief Medical Officer’s portfolio of, Medical Workforce, Governance and Quality Assurance and Strategy, planning and delivery. They will also act as the unifying conduit between the Trust and the Charity allowing a common purpose to be described and communicated to both organisations. They will play a crucial role in shaping the clinical strategy of the Charity.
The Medical Director will be a key member of the Hospital Leadership Team providing the Executive Divisional Director with strategic guidance and support in all matters of Medical Leadership, Management and Practice, including medical staffing and efficient running of the Service.
The Medical Director will be a key member of the Charity Leadership team providing the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Trustees with strategic guidance in all matters of Pre Hospital Care, clinical direction of travel, research and education.
To provide leadership in the delivery of quality clinical care in conjunction with the Medical Director of the London Ambulance Service including leadership in preparing and responding to regulatory visits and inspections.
The role will be jointly funded, recruited and appraised by Barts Health and London’s Air Ambulance Charity. The successful candidate will be expected to adhere to both organisations’ values, code of behavior and contractual obligations.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Ramadhan - Divisional Director via email address: ( Email address removed )
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
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