Position Details
Reference Number 94621
Position Title Mental Health/Drug & Alcohol (MHDA)Manager Policy & Clinical Redesign
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Southern NSW Local Health District
Geographical Location Site negotiable
Award Classification Health Managers (State) Award - Health Mgr Lvl 3
Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Nurse Mgr Gde 2
Salary
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The MHDA Manager Policy and Clinical Redesign provides coordination for a range of key areas, including: MHDA policy and procedure development and compliance, legislation compliance, the NSW Mental Health Act (2007), and the Accredited Persons program.

 

This position also leads the development and implementation of MHDA service clinical redesign initiatives.   

 

The MHDA Manager Policy and Clinical Redesign provides high level support and advice to the MHDA Governance Manager on all aspects of clinical redesign and policy development.

 

 

 


The MHDA Manager Policy and Clinical Redesign provides coordination for a range of key areas, including: MHDA policy and procedure development and compliance, legislation compliance, the NSW Mental Health Act (2007), and the Accredited Persons program. This position also leads the development and implementation of MHDA service clinical redesign initiatives.   


 


The MHDA Manager Policy and Clinical Redesign provides high level support and advice to the MHDA Governance Manager on all aspects of clinical redesign and policy development.


 


This is a Permanent Full Time position, working 38 hours per week, and classified as Health Manager, Level 3 or Nurse Manager Grade 2. This position location is negotiable and belongs to Southern NSW Local Health District. 


 


Only employees of NSW Health are eligible to apply


 

Selection Criteria
• Ability and willingness to travel for work purposes, and evidence of a current Class C drivers licence


• Demonstrated high level of skill in the analysis of complex issues, formulating approaches and developing comprehensive implementation and improvement strategies.


• Excellent interpersonal, communication, consultation and negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and refine strategic relationships both within SNSW LHD and external to the organisation. This includes high level written communication skills with the capacity to produce comprehensive reports, plans and briefings. Competency in the use Microsoft Office Suite.


• Demonstrated organisational change and development skills and experience, with proven ability to successfully manage and implement organisational change and improvement programs. This experience would include the implementation of alternative models of care programs.

• Demonstrated successful experience in quality, clinical governance, and continuous process improvement, with a proven record of achievement, experience and leadership.

• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant MHDA policies, standards, legislation and strategic directions; and the key principles underpinning MHDA care.

• Qualification as a Registered Nurse or relevant tertiary qualification within the NSW Health Managers Award and/or demonstrated successful experience in MHDA at a senior leadership/management level.
Contact Person Gabrielle Mulcahy
Contact Number 0409841331
Contact Email gabrielle.mulcahy@gsahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 23/08/2012
Supporting Documents
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