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Group Manager Acutes

Operations Team

Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5786630

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Group Manager to lead the co-ordination and delivery of our Acute services to the people of the Wairarapa.

About you - who we're looking for

Are you an innovative, well organized individual with exceptional communication skills? We are looking for a person who is actioned orientated, a proven ability to juggle a number of tasks at any one time and a drive to ensure we deliver exceptional service to our people. You will also need a comprehensive general knowledge and business understanding of a healthcare environment, preferably a DHB one.

In this role you will be responsible for the management of services which predominantly provide acute care within a hospital setting with particular focus on patient and flow management to ensure efficient and effective use of resources and capacity for the achievement of acute care targets and deliverables. You will work in partnership with the other Group Managers and as opportunities arise effect changes to processes and care models such that patient care is more responsive, proactive and delivered in a safer and more sustainable way

About us - why you'll want to work here

Improving the health and wellbeing of everyone in Wairarapa is what drives our work and people. Working closely with our healthcare partners and other agencies, our 700-strong team delivers services in our hospital and in local homes and communities.

Joining our team provides opportunities to grow while enjoying all the lifestyle benefits our vibrant region has to offer. This is a permanent full-time position working 80 hours per fortnight and is based at our Wairarapa Hospital campus. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and like to make a difference, we want to hear from you!

Interested? Get in touch

Click on the download button for a copy of the position description for this role. If you'd like more information or have a query contact For further information please contact Sueanne McGlashan, General Manager People & Capability & Organisational Development on (021) 377 545 or email Sueanne.McGlashan@wairarapa.dhb.org.nz

Sound like you? Click on the ‘Apply now' button to complete an application form and upload your CV and cover letter.

Closing date: Open (until successful applicant is found)


Applications Close: 28 Feb 2022