Director of Health

Organisation
South-West Regional Health Authority
Reference
VAC-32956
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Healthcare & Medical
Location
San Fernando
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
08/11/2019
Expiry Date
28/11/2019
The South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) is pleased to invite suitably qualified persons to forward applications to fill the vacancy of Director of Health at the SWRHA.
 
Job Summary

The Director of Health will report to the Chief Executive Officer. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of strategic policies, priorities and plans for the provision of the highest quality of health care in the Region in an efficient, professional, safe and effective manner. The policies, priorities and plans will be informed by health needs assessment and demographic clinical activity data analyses. The Director of Health will be responsible for strategic oversight of clinical programmes and the practise of all medical personnel throughout the RHA. He /She is also responsible for evaluation of health/clinical services provided by the RHA.

 

Required Qualifications, Training and Experience:

  • The incumbent is required to possess post-graduate qualification in a health related field with extensive senior management experience.
  • The incumbent MUST have at least ten (10) years senior management experience in a similar or related job function, or, a combination of clinical experience and management training.
  • The officer must also be currently registered with the relevant professional body in Trinidad and Tobago where applicable. 
  • Applicants must have considerable strategic, interpersonal and analytic skills with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational challenges of the health sector.
  • The ideal candidate must be performance driven and keen to achieve results. 

 

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