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Deputy Medical Director- Quality & Safety

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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
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Looking to transform your career with a Trust offering unique opportunities…. Join us and be part of the Transformational Change at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Lewisham and Greenwich (LGT) NHS Trust are undergoing real transformational change; not just to their processes but to their culture and values as well. Listening to their employees they have recognized the need for a real change and to invest in the future of the trust and its staff.

In line with our transformational programme, we are strengthening our leadership teams and have a exciting opportunity for a Deputy Medical Director, to focus on Quality and Safety

The Deputy Medical Director will have responsibility for quality and safety. The post-holder will work closely with the Medical Director, Chief Nurse, quality and safety leads and Divisional Medical Directors to ensure that the Trust fulfils it commitment to provide high quality care through optimizing patient safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience.

Key responsibilities will include;

• To work with the Medical Director to promote a culture in which patient care is given the highest priority.
• To provide, through delegated authority from the Medical Director, professional leadership to all medical staff in the areas of safety and quality.
• To ensure, through delegated authority from the Medical Director, that the Trust meets national and locally agreed standards and targets in the areas of safety and quality, in conjunction with the Chief Nurse.
• To contribute as required to the work of the Trust Board in the areas of patient safety and quality.

Working as part of a dedicated, diverse and friendly team where the opportunities for training and development are accessible and unique in its breath of offering. The employees at LGT work together in a rare way; demonstrating a team spirit with unmatched determination.

The ideal candidate will bring fresh drive and ideas to the Trust and share the same passion as we do for the highest standard of patient care. We are looking for an experienced, Senior Manager with a strong background in delivering Quality and Safety programmes within the NHS.

Click on Apply now which will direct you to the Trust careers website and complete your application online.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to patient care and to play a pivotal part in the Change Programme at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. As part of our ambitious leadership investment programme, we are committed to building a strong, sustainable and well-governed organisation.

LGT is a District General Hospital where staff are personally invested and determined to see its future success. This is an exciting time for anyone joining the business as you will get to, not just be part of the change, but to affect it as well.

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