An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Operations Manager Cancer and Oncology, for 3 months.
As this is a key position within the organisation, candidates must have significant experience of Operational Service Management. The successful candidate will also have experience of strategic planning, development, and delivery of high-quality cancer services.
The role is based in the West Midlands and will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8b.Key responsibilities will include:
The ideal candidate will have:
- Assist in ensuring the organisation has clear plans in place to achieve Cancer Targets;
- Responsible for the operational information systems and processes for cancer waiting times, monitoring, and reporting;
- Oversee the implementation of, and compliance with, the NHS Long Term Plan;
- Work closely with the Cancer Alliance and be the organisation’s day-to-day link with the Alliance;
- Responsible for the development and maintenance of internal and external key relationships with major stakeholders;
- Manage Oncology Services, and be jointly accountable for the delivery of quality, safety, operational performance, budgetary management, and staff morale for the Cancer/Oncology team;
- Make certain there are clear plans in place to achieve Cancer Targets;
- Adapt and improve information systems and processes to ensure performance data is accurately captured and reported both to senior managers, clinicians and external bodies;
- Work alongside Directorate Managers, Deputy Directorate Managers, Cancer Nurse Specialists and Clinicians to ensure the national and local cancer agenda is being considered and implemented within Directorates;
- Engage clinical and non-clinical staff in the business of Cancer Services, building processes and systems around patient experience, ensuring delivery of excellent healthcare;
- Develop and implement cancer initiatives such as the Day 28 Faster Diagnosis Standard, and Rapid Diagnostic Centres across all tumour groups, in line with national guidance;
- Lead and encourage the transformation of services, and embed new ways of working which support patient care aims.
- A master’s degree, or equivalent professional experience;
- Substantial experience of meeting performance targets;
- Comprehensive knowledge of the cancer performance targets including the challenges, initiatives, outcomes, and targets;
- Demonstratable experience in day-to-day acute hospital operational management;
- The ability to influence others in a positive and assertive way to achieve results;
- Experience of leading the change in a complex environment;
- Extensive staff management experience.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to email@example.com along with your availability.
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