Unijobs on behalf of The University Hospital Limerick Group are currently recruiting for a number of Staff Officers, this post is at Grade VII level and is to support the Covid-19 Vaccination roll out programme across the region. The posts will be based in Limerick, Ennis and Nenagh.
These positions are to be filled ASAP with any interested candidates to be available to commence work possibly from the 01/03/21 for a period of 6 months.
The working week will consist of 37 hours spread over the 7 days, these posts may include evening/weekend and shift work. The hourly rate of pay is € €26.33 per hour.
All shortlisted applicants will undergo an IT Skills test and must complete Garda vetting also.
Purpose of the post: Responsible for the business management function of the relevant Service post as assigned to within The University Hospital Group.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Administration & Operation
- Compilation of various reports and dissemination to the relevant Service
- Provides assurance on the standards of administrative support and healthcare information management in the relevant Service.
- Develop and implement the Directorate Business plan, including rolling replacement program and manpower projections.
- Supports the effective management and learning from patient feedback (compliments & complaints).
- Required to attend various Hospital Group or National meetings representing the Relevant Service.
- Provide business support and expertise to staff in the clinical areas.
- Provide strategic and day to day business management within the Diagnostic Directorate, to support the assurance of effective patient centred care.
- Strong focus on compiling and analysing the key activity and performance statistics for the services.
- Liaison with the finance department, business case costings of initiatives undertaken in-house and with external service providers.
- Proactively contribute to the National Procurement process for new equipment based on specific the University Hospital needs.
- To be responsible for identifying and promoting areas for development of clinical services and clinical support services as well as evaluating service demands and service provision.
- Work with and develop an in-depth knowledge of the departments operating and reporting systems.
- Identify, develop and implement effective processes, informed by best practice, in order to optimise use of resources and to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and standards across all Health and Social Care departments.
- To lead the development and implementation of appropriate management and control systems that will improve responsibility and accountability.
Human Resources / Supervision of Staff
- Employment Control Framework adherence and workforce planning across the directorate.
- Review the conduct and completion of assignments of other staff in accordance with the operational plan and expected quality standards.
- Create and maintain a positive working environment among staff members, which contributes to maintaining and enhancing effective working relationships.
- Identify and agree training and development needs of the team and design plans to meet those needs.
Standards, regulations, policies, procedures & legislation
- Contribute to the development of policies and procedures for own area.
- Effectively discharge the day to day operations, including compliance with HSE Financial regulations and all HSE policies and procedures.
- Assess and analyse compliance with National and EU legislative obligations, and national policies and procedures.
- Ensure accurate attention to detail and consistent adherence to procedures and current standards within area of responsibility.
- Maintain own knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and practices to perform the role effectively and to ensure standards are met by own team.
- Maintain own knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation e.g. HSE Financial Regulations, Health & Safety legislation, Employment legislation, FOI Acts etc.
- Pursue continuous professional development in order to develop management expertise and professional knowledge.
- Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards and other standards as they apply to the role for example, Standards for Healthcare, National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections, Hygiene Standards etc and comply with associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards.
- Support, promote and actively participate in sustainable energy, water and waste initiatives to create a more sustainable, low carbon and efficient health service.
The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.
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