Jo b T itle : Medica l Director
Reportin g to : Chief Medical Officer
Location : Lagos, Nigeria
Direct Reports : Clinical Teams, Clinical Departments, Diagnostics, Bio Medical Engineering, Technicians & Paramedics
PRINCI P A L ACCOUN T ABILITY
Th e objectiv e o f thi s rol e i s t o ensur e th e qualitativ e functionin g o f th e hospita l i n the deliver y o f patien t car e withi n th e overvie w o f th e mission , vision , value s an d etho s of the Hospital Group a s a n o r ganization and delivering quality services and excellent learning outcomes.
Ensuring compliance to Clinical SOPs
KE Y PEFORMANC E AREAS
Provid e advic e t o th e CM O & CEO a s require d o n medical an d non-medica l issues , i n accordanc e wit h th e loca l an d nationa l polic y .
Develop and manage healthcare services for the ecosystem. Responsible to ensure timely access to qualit y services , patient safet y an d implementatio n o f th e hospital ’ s clinica l governanc e strateg y .
Manag e al l resource s withi n contro l i n th e mos t appropriat e wa y t o ensur e e f fective services , whil e ensurin g valu e fo r mone y .
W or k wit h Department Head s t o ensur e tha t th e hospita l meet s al l it s corporate responsibilities , includin g thos e regardin g finance , healt h an d safet y , etc.
Adher e t o th e standard s lai d dow n i n th e Cod e o f Conduc t fo r th e sta f f a t al l time s and ac t i n a manne r whic h support s an d promote s th e value s o f th e hospital.
Undertak e relevan t task s outsid e th e norma l responsibilitie s o n behal f o f th e Chief
Medical O f fice r an d suppor t th e dutie s o f th e Chie f M edical O f fice r .
Servic e planning :
W or k i n collaboratio n wit h heads of clinical departments , takin g a lea d rol e i n the developmen t an d implementatio n o f a medica l workforc e strateg y t o suppor t the deliver y o f bot h th e medica l agend a an d th e hospital ’ s clinica l strateg y .
Develo p th e rol e o f clinica l leader s withi n th e hospital , b y buildin g leadershi p capacity an d o f ferin g individua l mentorship , wher e appropriate.
Ensur e tha t th e medica l workforc e strateg y support s hospita l complianc e wit h statutory regulation s an d professiona l recommendations.
T ake the lead clinical role in developing and implementing the hospital ’ s clinical strateg y , ensurin g th e provisio n o f a n appropriat e an d e f fectiv e rang e o f service s and ensurin g tha t planne d change s o r development s ar e clinicall y sound.
Clinica l governanc e an d accountabilit y fo r patien t ca r e :
I n partnershi p wit h th e Chie f o f Nursing , ensur e th e developmen t an d deliver y o f an e f fective , outcome-focuse d nursin g strateg y .
Support the CMO fo r clinica l governanc e wit h particula r responsibilit y fo r clinical ef fectiveness.
Ensur e tha t SOPS ar e i n plac e an d ar e mad e know n t o al l doctors , fo r reportin g a colleagu e docto r whe n the y hav e concern s tha t thei r conduct , performanc e o r health migh t b e a threa t t o patients.
Lea d o n clinica l governanc e matter s involvin g doctors , wit h particula r referenc e to quality, infectio n control and risks management
Ensur e tha t th e hospita l clinica l ris k managemen t strateg y i s implemente d an d regularly reviewed.
W or k wit h th e Head o f HR , tak e responsibilit y fo r th e implementatio n o f H R policies amon g th e medica l sta f f , i n particula r th e policie s fo r dealin g wit h concerns , exclusions, conduct , performanc e an d sicknes s o f th e medica l sta f f.
Medica l management :
Provid e e f fectiv e professiona l leadershi p t o an d overse e th e managemen t of , al l the medica l sta f f workin g i n th e hospital.
Lea d an d develo p clinica l engagemen t i n th e managemen t fo r runnin g th e hospital.
I n conjunctio n wit h th e Head o f HR , ensur e tha t e f fectiv e system s ar e i n plac e fo r job plannin g an d appraisa l o f al l caree r grad e medica l sta f f.
Ensur e tha t policies , procedure s an d protocol s ar e implemente d t o manag e appraisals jo b planning , recruitment , selection , disciplinar y an d performanc e management processe s fo r al l th e sta f f.
P r ofessiona l advic e an d leadership :
Provide professional and clinical leadership in the delivery of healthcar e service s an d b e responsibl e fo r supervisin g th e conduc t an d performance o f al l doctor s workin g i n th e hospital.
B e th e guardia n fo r th e hospita l an d ensur e tha t th e hospita l complie s wit h al l the requirement s fo r institutiona l governance.
Represen t th e hospita l o n Medica l Committee s an d othe r suc h bodies as directed by
Encourag e continuou s improvemen t an d excellenc e i n th e provisio n o f clinica l services throughou t th e hospital.
Advis e th e managemen t o n th e impac t o f professiona l issues , statutor y
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Should be a qualified specialist Physician ideally with a professional qualification. Fully registered and licenced with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
MBA or its equivalent would be an advantage.
Should have a satisfactory record of continuous professional development.
Should be up-to-date with knowledge of current health agenda.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a clinical leadership position, Medical administration & managing multiple site business operations.
Should have a sound knowledge of clinical governance and effective systems of medical management, such as job planning, appraisal and clinical assessment.
Should understand medical recruitment and training matters. Experience in fiscal accountability and budgeting.
Demonstrable leadership role and achievement in a complex healthcare delivery system.
Working knowledge of key regional and national initiatives impacting on quality care delivery and accreditation
Working knowledge of key issues around Learning and Development
Knowledge and experience of quality infrastructure is needed, including how to develop and implement decision tools, clinical protocols and guidelines, care management programs, and outcome measurement assessments.
Needs working knowledge of information technology, including statistical analysis, clinical epidemiology, and medical informatics;
understanding of best practices and how to successfully introduce information technology into clinical practice.