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Hospital Director – Sulis Hospital Bath

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Compass Associates are exclusively representing Sulis Hospital to recruit a Hospital Director for their surgical hospital based in Southwest England. The hospital has a strong local patient base with a good mixture of private patients and NHS referrals and has an excellent local reputation, it has enjoyed several years of success with consistent commercial growth and a strong performance on quality. Sulis Hospital Bath is an award-winning hospital designed to feel modern and relaxed so you can enjoy your stay in comfort. Sulis Hospital Bath was purpose-designed by our doctors, who combined their experience of NHS and private practice, to create a healing experience for our patients. This is why we are able to offer a world-class experience that we ourselves would want to receive. The hospital has a calm yet efficient atmosphere, combining the simplicity and beauty of a modern, well-equipped hospital with a relaxing environment to help you feel at ease. Specialist teams of experts will ensure you receive the very best advice, every step of the way. Having recently been acquired by Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, we are seeking a commercially focussed hospital director with a proven track record of working in similar environments. As the Hospital Director, you will be expected provide strategic direction in addition to outstanding leadership to an engaged team. Naturally, you will be expected to maximise the operational and financial performance of the hospital whilst maintaining the highest levels of care. You will be expected to develop an already established private patient market and have a hands-on approach to the day to day running of the hospital. Due to the nature of this role, it is essential that all interested candidates have experience in the healthcare market, the NHS or independent sector. Essential Experience • 5 years’ experience or equivalent, of senior operational management in a complex healthcare environment • Degree or equivalent work-based experience • Management Qualification • 7 years’ experience of managing within an acute medical and surgical hospital environment – independent sector or NHS • A Proven track record of building and maintaining key relationships with consultants and external stakeholders. • Budget management & financial accountability • Strategic & policy development and implementation • Strong analytical & problem solving skills. • Clear oral and written communication to public, colleagues, and external agencies • Confidence working under significant personal pressure including in emotionally distressing and demanding situations. • Ability to manage services involving significant, complex and confidential information. • Accountability – Takes responsibility for own actions and promotes good team working. • Delivery of NHS and private healthcare Compass Associates are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy in relation to this vacancy. Package – There is a potentially negotiable salary as well an excellent benefits package on offer for the successful candidate. Please apply via the button below. Alternatively please contact Stuart Cousins on 07465 411 481.

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