General Manager, Head of Costing, Healthcare Pricing Office/Activity Based Funding

Location
Dublin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 January 2017
Closes
23 January 2017
Ref
NRS04540
Position / level
Department Head, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Healthcare Pricing Office will provide a robust governance structure for price-setting in Ireland with a strong degree of independence which will support the development of prices based on policy and best practice.  Multi-stakeholder oversight will ensure strong collaboration, coherence and collective ownership across the health system in relation to the development of health information, health informatics and fair pricing systems. The office will be the repository for all information relating to pricing and activity in the statutory and voluntary sector.

The HPO wishes to develop a costing centre of excellence to ensure that a Data Quality Framework exists to support the development of National Prices.

The post holder(s) will play a lead role in this development which includes operating the existing Specialty Costing process together with the implementation of Patient Level Costing Software in hospitals as well as work to move hospitals from a block-grant funding arrangement to an Activity Based Funding system based on price and volume.