Improvement Programme Director: Emergency Care & Acute Flow

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North West England, England
£54.64 - £55.00 per hour
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Lisa Lloyd
Acute Trust
Job Type

Are you an experienced coach and mentor who has delivered improvement across Emergency Care and Flow within the NHS?

I'm working in partnership with a large NHS organisation in the North who are seeking a collaborative Interim Improvement Director to co-ordinate and lead the Trust's Improvement Programme for Emergency Care and Acute Flow across all hospital sites and working with system partners.

This role will work closely with the Deputy COO for Emergency Care and with the operational teams to shape and prioritise a multi-year programme of activities, building on work done to date and aligned to the strategic ambitions of the organisation. The programme will shape and define the model of acute and emergency medicine as they move to a new hospital in 2022/23 and this interim role will be heavily involved to ensure new services models are fit for purpose, best in class and focused on providing consistent delivery of safe care for all patients. The Trust's Emergency Care Improvement Programme combines local improvement initiatives and are prioritised to include triage and streaming, walk-in majors and escalation.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced interim Improvement Director and I am eager to speak with interims with proven delivery experience across Emergency Care and Acute Flow.

The ideal candidate:

We're seeking an interim who is familiar with a range of improvement methodologies and approaches and who has a track record of delivering and sustaining significant improvement in Emergency Department and Acute Medicine improvement, ideally in a multi-site Trust.
You must have a good understanding of emergency flow and be conversant with emergency care performance standards. Additionally you must possess a collaborative and inclusive style which fosters engagement and involvement. of clinical and operational teams in the identification and quantification of drivers of unwarranted variation, as well as the prioritisation of issues, co-development of solutions and their testing and implementation.
Naturally you must be patient focussed and consider the health, well-being and development of staff in the improvement approach.

This role will be working with BI and Performance Teams, so an advocate of the development of analytical tools to support the understanding of the impact and consequence of improvement and able to apply an evidenced approach to change is vital.

This 6 to 12 month interim post is an excellent opportunity for an interim Improvement Director who delivers results through coaching and collaboration to ensure effective partnership working. If you believe that that is you I would be delighted to hear from you via

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