Manager - Clinical and Base Operations

Executive/Management Roles 2 Jul. 2019

Job No: RFDS340

LOCA­TION: Bundaberg

CLOS­ING DATE: 28 July 2019

This is a senior front­line man­ag­er role report­ing to the State Man­ag­er, Oper­a­tions where your pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ty will be to pro­vide effec­tive sup­port­ive man­age­ment for the Bund­aberg team and lead­er­ship to the Senior Base Pilot, Flight Nurs­es and admin­is­tra­tion employees

About us:

The Roy­al Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice of Aus­tralia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most com­pre­hen­sive aeromed­ical organ­i­sa­tions in the world. Using the lat­est in avi­a­tion, med­ical and com­mu­ni­ca­tions tech­nol­o­gy, we deliv­er exten­sive pri­ma­ry health­care and 24-hour emer­gency ser­vice, from nine strate­gic bases, to those who live, work and trav­el through­out Queensland.

The Role:

Roy­al Fly­ing Doc­tor Ser­vice — Queens­land Sec­tion (RFDS Qld) now has a unique oppor­tu­ni­ty for a Man­ag­er — Clin­i­cal and Base Oper­a­tions to join their Bund­aberg team on a per­ma­nent full-time basis.

This is a senior front­line man­ag­er role report­ing to the State Man­ag­er, Oper­a­tions where your pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ty will be to pro­vide effec­tive sup­port­ive man­age­ment for the Bund­aberg team and lead­er­ship to the Senior Base Pilot, Flight Nurs­es and admin­is­tra­tion employees.

This role offers the unique oppor­tu­ni­ty to utilise your excep­tion­al lead­er­ship skills whilst pro­vid­ing high qual­i­ty patient care, with approx­i­mate­ly two shifts per week ded­i­cat­ed to oper­a­tional base lead­er­ship, and two clin­i­cal shift per week per­form­ing Aeromed­ical Flight Nurse respon­si­bil­i­ties. As such, to be suc­cess­ful in the role you will be a Reg­is­tered Nurse/​Mid­wife and have pri­or expe­ri­ence work­ing in a crit­i­cal care environment.

The essen­tial com­po­nents of your role will con­sist of:

  • Lead­ing a high per­for­mance cul­ture to ensure that base staff active­ly sup­port and pos­i­tive­ly con­tribute to meet­ing the com­pa­ny’s strate­gic objectives;
  • Over­see­ing all base oper­a­tions in con­junc­tion with the base team to ensure ser­vice deliv­ery KPIs are achieved, and the base staff are deliv­ery focused;
  • Being an ambas­sador for our ser­vice in the area and sup­port close work­ing rela­tions with inter­nal, exter­nal stake­hold­ers and ser­vice providers;
  • Man­ag­ing work ros­ters, base bud­gets, leave bal­ances and plan­ning, while also being on call for staff issues and oper­a­tional incidents;
  • Ensur­ing base resources are utilised effec­tive­ly to enable the deliv­ery of a 247 safe, high qual­i­ty and effi­cient ser­vice meet­ing our com­mu­ni­ty and con­trac­tu­al obligations;
  • Facil­i­tat­ing the pro­vi­sion of nurs­ing edu­ca­tion activ­i­ties includ­ing but not lim­it­ed to sup­port­ing nurse edu­ca­tor roles and enabling stu­dent placements;
  • Per­form­ing clin­i­cal ser­vices as required by the base ros­ter, includ­ing pro­vid­ing high-qual­i­ty care that reflects cur­rent best prac­tice to patients on trans­fers and retrievals.

Why join Us?

In return for your skills, ener­gy and com­mit­ment to our mis­sion, we offer you the oppor­tu­ni­ty to make a real impact in Queens­land com­mu­ni­ties and tru­ly help oth­ers. You will be work­ing with peo­ple who are pas­sion­ate about our pur­pose and proud of their con­tri­bu­tion to our icon­ic organisation.

As a valu­able mem­ber of a pas­sion­ate team dri­ving RFDS ser­vice and care, you will come to work know­ing that you and your col­leagues are pro­vid­ing vital sup­port to peo­ple in Queens­land com­mu­ni­ties. Crit­i­cal­ly, you are also help­ing ensure our organ­i­sa­tion is effi­cient, effec­tive and sus­tain­able now and in the future.

An attrac­tive remu­ner­a­tion pack­age will be nego­ti­at­ed with the suc­cess­ful appli­cant, com­pris­ing of a base salary, super, relo­ca­tion assis­tance if need­ed and gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements. 

For full infor­ma­tion and Appli­ca­tion process please go to . https://​fly​ing​doc​tor​.apply​now​.net​.au/​j​o​b​s​/​R​F​DS340

CLOS­ING DATE: 28 July 2019