Director of Clinical Care & Patient Safety (Executive Nurse)

Newcastle upon Tyne
Circa £85k (plus lease car and pension)
08 Feb 2013
01 Mar 2013
Reference: 340-DCCP-02-13
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Director of Clinical Care & Patient Safety (Executive Nurse)

Circa £85k (plus lease car and pension)

Newcastle upon Tyne

We are looking to appoint a new Director of Clinical Care and Patient Safety to ensure ongoing patient safety and improvements in patient outcomes, whilst ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

As the Executive Nurse of the Trust Board and key member of the Executive Team your remit will cover Quality, Safety and Risk across the organisation. You will inherit a well-established team to deliver this.

You will work with the Chief Executive Officer and fellow directors to shape the strategic direction of the Trust, assuring that it is being realised, and that the resource capacity and capability are in place to achieve it. In order to deliver this you will be a transformational leader with significant experience of NHS strategy, policy and requirements gained in a senior clinical environment.

Drawing upon your NHS and clinical experience you will be committed to driving organisational cultural change to deliver first class patient care.

You will have significant experience leading and challenging practice and will have delivered major quality improvement programmes.

The ability to communicate and implement strategic intentions across functional boundaries with confidence and resilience is imperative as is the ability to project credibility so that you are able to motivate, engage and inspire stakeholders at all levels.

Professionally qualified and registered with the NMC you will have a proven track record as a senior nurse leading patient focused, governance, quality and safety, gained at or near to board level in large, complex, health environments.

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Closing date: 01 March 2013