Senior Medical Officer (HPC/MO 4)

Organisation
North East Regional Health Authority, Jamaica
Reference
VAC-33463
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Healthcare & Medical
Location
St. Mary
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
21/01/2020
Expiry Date
21/02/2020
The North East Regional Health Authority invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Senior Medical Officer for the Port Maria Hospital.

 

Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of the institution and with the technical direction of the Regional Technical Director, the Senior Medical Officer will be responsible for the delivery of medical and paramedical services of the hospital, in accordance with the Government’s policies, regulations/legal requirements and guidelines and will ensure continuous improvements in the quality of care in the delivery of these health services.

 

Specific Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to provide effective leadership and work as part of a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with a wide cross section of professionals and organizations;
  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills; Excellent time management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Qualification & Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical School
  • Post graduate qualification in a clinical specialty (general surgery would be an asset)
  • Fully registered with the Medical Council of Jamaica
  • A minimum of five (5) years post graduate experience in a clinical specialty of which at least two (2) should be at the consultant level

 

In addition to carrying a clinical workload in his/her specialty, other key responsibilities will include:

  • Consulting and collaborating with the Regional Technical Director and the Medical Officer (Health) in ensuring the integration of services through an adequate, fully functional and responsive referral system which facilitates client movement through all levels of service delivery.
  • Providing technical programme inputs in the development of a three to five year corporate plan; the relevant operational plans; the annual budget and annual report, and the monitoring of expenditure.
  • Developing and implementing a quality assurance programme; ensuring that mechanisms and procedures are in place to enable monitoring of the quality of services and maintenance of standards and that appropriate action is taken when deficiencies are identified.

 

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