AAPM Practice Manager of the Year Application Form

Applications for the 2019 Practice Manager of the Year Award open on 11th of December 2018 and close on 1st of March 2019.
 

ALL applicants (whether self-nominated or nominated by someone else) must complete this form.

In order to complete and submit the application form you will need the following:

  • Your name, contact details and AAPM Membership number
  • Practice profile (up to 50 words)
  • A short Bio (100 words)
  • Responses to the selection criteria: there is a separate response field for each criterion (approx 150-250 words for each)
  • Two (2) referee statements supporting your application. These can be from a Principal in the practice and an independent observer
  • One (1) Profile photo (headshot, dimensions - 1200px x 1800px, up to 2MB)

No additional material (e.g. other images, videos, other documents) may be included with the nomination. This is to ensure a fair and equitable process for all applicants. If selection panels require additional information to assist them in making a decision, all nominees will be contacted with this request.

Please Note: You will NOT be able to save a partially completed form, so you will need to have all the information ready before applying.  It is also advisable to make sure you have all your information saved to a text or Word document. That way, if there are any problems in submitting the form, you do not lose the content and can re-enter it.


KEY CRITERIA

All current AAPM members managing a healthcare practice, who meet the eligibility criteria and demonstrates exceptional skills in their role is welcome to apply.

The following outline the key selection criteria for all applicants:

  • Outstanding leadership and team building skills
  • Commitment to ongoing education in practice management and in raising the profile of practice management
  • Business Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Implementation of systems to support quality care in a clinical setting
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication skills

ELIBILITY

In order to apply for the Practice Manager of the Year award, the following eligibility is required.

  • Currently employed as Practice Manager of a healthcare practice
  • Currently holds or is studying a qualification in Practice Management or Business Management
  • Must be a full financial individual member of AAPM
  • Must uphold the ethos and Code of Conduct of Australian Association of Practice Management Ltd
  • AAPM Members of State Committees are eligible to apply with the aforementioned eligibility
  • Directors of AAPM, members of selection panels, associate members and corporate members of AAPM are NOT eligible to apply
  • AAPM members who have been part of a Practice Manager of the Year selection panel in the past two years is NOT eligible to apply

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  • Important:

    • Please note that to be eligible you must be a full financial individual member of AAPM
    • All fields with a red line are mandatory
    • Use the upload buttons to submit your two referee statements
    • Use the upload button to submit your profile photo
    • Larger files (1MB or more) will take a few minutes to upload
    • Enter all other details directly into the form
    • If the form is correctly completed, you will be redirected to an acknowledgement page and also receive a confirmation email
    • If you are not redirected (allowing sufficient time for documents to upload), this means there is an error in the form

    Please Note: You will NOT be able to save a partially completed form, so you will need to have all the information ready before applying.  It is also advisable to make sure you have all your information saved to a text or Word document. That way, if there are any problems in submitting the form, you do not lose the content and can re-enter it.

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  • Responses to Selection Criteria

  • Please respond to each individual selection criterion below.
    As a guideline, each response should be approximately 150-250 words.

    Provide evidence or examples for the following areas of Practice Management:

  • Referee Statements

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      • Profile Photo

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        • Photo Release

        • AAPM and AGPAL QIP use photographs of State and National winners of the Practice Manager of the Year Award in reports and award promotion. Please read the following statement and tick the box below to indicate your permission for this, should you be one of those winners.

          I grant to AAPM and AGPAL QIP the right to take photographs of me in connection with the Practice Manager of the Year Award. I also agree that AAPM and AGPAL QIP may use these photographs of me in print and/or electronically for such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.

          I authorise APM and AGPAL QIP the right to use the profile photograph of me that I have provided in connection with the Practice Manager of the Year Award. I also agree that AAPM and AGPAL QIP may use this photographs of me in print and/or electronically for such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.

        • Question & Answer session

        • The winners of the State AAPM Practice Manager of the Year awards will be required to partipate in a five minutes Q&A session after the presentation at the Practice Manager Symposium (formerly Practice Manager Education Day). The National will be required to participate in a five minutes Q&A session after the presentation at the National Conference.


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