Director Geriatric and Rehabilitation Services (STARS)

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH)

About the role

  • The Director Geriatric and Rehabilitation Service (GARS) STARS will be accountable for the delivery of multi-disciplinary safe evidence based, patient centred rehabilitation and geriatric services as well as providing minimum 1 day per week of direct clinical care within STARS.
  • The Director, in consultation with the Executive Director STARS, will operationally lead and govern the delivery of effective, innovative and fiscally responsible rehabilitation and geriatric services at STARS.
  • The role, in consultation with the ED Internal Medicine and Emergency Services (IMES), operationally support and facilitate the delivery of acute based Geriatric and Rehabilitation Services within the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) including Geriatric Rehabilitation Liaison Service (GRLS), Ortho—Geriatric Liaison services (OGLS), Residential Aged Care District Assessment and Referral (RADAR) and Geriatric Emergency Department Initiatives (GEDI).

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork – collaborates effectively, develops talent, values differences and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion – is patient / client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients
  • High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North Health’s vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard
  • Patient Focused – drives high quality care and customer service throughout the health service
  • Ethical Behaviour – consistently role models values-based leadership
  • Taking accountability – takes accountability for actions projects and performance
  • Effective Communication – proactively engages with others
  • Collaborative – proactively engages with others and shares information
  • Emotional Intelligence – demonstrated awareness and regulation of self and others’ emotional states
  • Decision Making – critically analyses situations in the organisation context.

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here:

Job ad reference number: STR569311
Close date: Monday, 1st July 2024

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


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