Director Acute Services (Diagnostics )

NHS Greater Glasgow And Clyde
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£85,966 - £112,401
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Commissioning, Director
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Hours of work: 37.5 plus On-call

Job closing date: 29 July 2022

Job posted date: 06 July 2022

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest NHS Board in Scotland. We provide strategic leadership and performance management for the entire local NHS system in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area ensuring that services are delivered effectively and efficiently.


With an annual revenue budget of £1.8 billion and a workforce of around 21,000 staff our Acute Services division provides a complex range of hospital services across three Acute Sectors covering a full range of Inpatient, Outpatient and Emergency Services in north Glasgow, south Glasgow and Clyde (Paisley, Greenock and West Dunbartonshire). In addition there are three Directorates with cross site responsibilities covering Regional Services, Diagnostics and Woman and Children’s Services.


Our team of six Acute Directors play a vital leadership and operational management role for largest and most complex Acute Health and Care system in Scotland.


We are now looking to strengthen that team with the appointment of two Directors to the following keys posts which have arisen due to an internal promotion appointment:


Director, Diagnostics: Accountable for a budget of £230m and around 2,833 wte staff, the post holder will have responsibility for ensuring the achievement of maximum clinical efficiency of all laboratory and diagnostic imaging services across the whole of the Greater Glasgow and Clyde.


This includes: all laboratory medicine including paediatrics, diagnostic imaging (including The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and also The Lanarkshire Beatson radiological services), Vascular Radiology, City-wide Mortuary Services, Clinical Physics and The Medical Illustration Service.


In addition community based services for breast screening and the cervical cancer screening programme, are managed within the Directorate. The Directorate has the largest radiotherapy physics and nuclear medicine departments and health physics and equipment management in both Scotland and the UK.


Interviews are scheduled to take place on 30 August and Friday 2 September 2022.








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