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Role: Deputy Theatre Manager

Location:  Weymouth Street Hospital

 

The purpose of the role 

  • Provide expert, holistic care of the highest standard to both perioperative patients and their relatives within PHG.
  • Act as an expert clinical resource within theatres and across PHG.
  • Take direct managerial responsibility for the clinical area in the absence of or as delegated by the Theatre Manager.
  • To assist and support the Theatre manager relating to the financial and Human Resources issues in the department.
  • To assist in the implementation of Audit, Quality and Risk Management initiatives.
  • Assist in the leadership and development of all theatre staff.
  • Will contribute to the overall good of the organisation by being a positive role model and treat all staff, visitors, consultants and service users with courtesy and respect.
  • Will undertake rotation across the specialities to cover the service where acquired skills allow.

About you

We are looking for someone who takes pride in delighting patients through exceptional care. If you take professional satisfaction in feeling proud of your level of first-class service at the end of each day, you may be a good fit, around like-minded colleagues. Being sensitive to patient and consultant needs will be at the core of everything you do.

Core Responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the needs of patients on an ongoing basis, co-ordinating the care given by all members of the clinical team.
  • To accurately assimilate and interpret clinical information about the patients’ condition, instigate appropriate remedial action and promptly report changes.
  • To act as a resource person to others, providing accurate information, advice and support to the multidisciplinary team, patients and their relatives.
  • To ensure that accurate records are maintained reflecting both changes in the patient’s condition and the treatment delivered.
  • To ensure that Clinical Guidelines are implemented and to be actively involved in auditing practice and developing action plans in conjunction with senior colleagues and the Clinical Governance Lead.
  • To ensure that practice is evidence based and with support assist in the development of policies and protocols within the clinical area.
  • To manage the department workload effectively, ensuring care is prioritised appropriately.
  • To contribute positively towards the delivery of a cost effective service, adjusting staffing levels to meet demand and assisting the Theatre Manager to keep within agreed resources.
  • To contribute to the ongoing organisation of the unit, including responsibility for a designated area of practice within department on a daily basis, to ensure optimal theatre utilisation at all times, facilitating timely admission and discharge of patients.
  • To act as a team leader to an identified group of staff, monitoring and documenting the development of their clinical skills and undertaking their appraisals/performance reviews as required.
  • To make a positive contribution to service development affecting the clinical area and positively influence other to adapt to change.
  • To assist with the monitoring of stock levels of clinical stores and technical equipment, resolving any shortfall as appropriate.

Required skills & experience

  • 1st level Registered general Nurse or Registered Operating Department Practitioner
  • Further relevant professional studies
  • Post-reg Educational Qualification (i.e. Mentorship)
  • Relevant degree level studies
  • Demonstrable clinical expertise, relevant to the area / sphere of responsibilities
  • Demonstrable interest in and commitment to the professional development of others
  • An understanding of HR processes and issues pertaining to staff management
  • Ability to organise and manage day to day departmental activities and the activities of large multidisciplinary team within this
  • Team building and working skills – able to lead a team to achieve results
  • Understands importance of and own role in Clinical Governance and Risk Management

About us

First and foremost, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional clinical care to all patients, in a very supportive environment.

Phoenix Hospital Group has four sites encompassing two London outpatient centres: 9 Harley Street and 25 Harley Street, and two hospitals: Weymouth Street Hospital (London) and Phoenix Hospital Chelmsford (Essex).

This role is based at the Weymouth Street Hospital, an acute care hospital, registered for 17 beds, accepting planned and emergency/urgent surgical admissions with a special emphasis in Cosmetic Surgery with some of the country’s leading NHS and Private Consultants using our facilities.

If you think you would be a great fit, apply now.

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