Roll out the service level agreement to all emergency unit practices
Roll out the brand of the emergency/urgent care as these meet the criteria of the brand and service level agreements
Implement, through the line, the primary healthcare model of expanded urgent care services, where necessary reconfiguring the location and/or structure of the emergency unit service areas within approved capex, as well as aligning administration support services.
Ensure availability of, and compliance with, clinical pathways for emergency unit conditions e.g. acute myocardial infarction, stroke
Identify other services which may grow admissions or revenue and build the brand (e.g. well-baby clinics, follow up rehab, wound clinics, antenatal care, specialised clinics such as diabetics, HIV, etc).
Be responsible for the policy on emergency response vehicles and growth and development of this primary response component.
- A post-graduate qualification in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine or similar which the business considers would enable the incumbent to understand and manage the emergency and primary healthcare services. A strong business acumen and experience in implementing change will also be required
- Registration for independent practice as a medical practitioner/specialist with the Health Professions Council of SA
- A minimum of 5 years’ management experience in the field of emergency medicine
- Proven record of positive interaction with doctors and emergency services
- Knowledge of HPCSA and Medical Schemes regulations and practices
- Working knowledge of doctor billing systems and rules
- Interaction with regulatory bodies . Interaction with medical aid schemes
- Healthcare operations experience
- Computer proficiency
- Analytical ability (making sense of data)
- Driver’s license, own transport and ability to travel