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Role:  Theatre Manager

Location:  Weymouth Street Hospital 

The salary for this role is competitive, depending on experience


The purpose of the role

The post holder is accountable for Phoenix Hospital Group’s (PHG) Weymouth Street Hospital Theatres department and will:

  • Work in according to the NMC Code of Conduct/HCPC Standards of conduct and other professional guidelines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission and Association for Perioperative Practice and embed these standards throughout the department.
  • Be responsible for the organization and management of Theatres department.
  • Promote and monitor safe and effective practice.
  • Enhance the patient/consultant experience.
  • To provide a clear focus for clinical leadership and to be responsible for ensuring the provision of a high standard of holistic, patient centred care.
  • Responsible for the supervision and development of all nurses, students and support workers.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the organisations objectives.
  • To be accountable for coordinating patient care, the management of resources and performance of staff throughout the Theatres department.
  • To be responsible and accountable for Finance and Human Resources issues related to the department.
  • To be responsible for the implementation of Audit, Quality and Risk Management initiatives.
  • Plan and advise the senior management team on capital expenditure in the theatre department.
  • To maintain a visible presence in the department.

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.

Duties include but are not limited to

  • Ensure effective communication between staff, patients, visitors, consultants and outside agencies.
  • Work collaboratively as required to ensure effective and efficient provision of health care services.
  • Communicate the vision and rationale of the service provided
  • Keep the senior management team informed of relevant issues regarding running of the department, expenditure/income and accounting for significant variances against budget.
  • Participate in annual staff appraisal, staff development and in-service training activities.
  • Ensure that staff attend and complete corporate and local orientation programmes, mandatory training sessions and annual updates.
  • Act as a preceptor/mentor for staff.
  • Take part in reflection and appropriate learning from practice, in order to maintain and develop competence and performance.
  • Lead on change management issues/projects for the department including the planned redevelopment and expansion of the theatre complex.
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards.
  • Be involved in the handling and resolution of complaints in accordance with PHG policy, ensuring staff are aware of their role.
  • A degree of financial awareness with an appreciation of the need to balance the provision of quality care while maintaining a business focus.
  • Be accountable for effective management of the devolved department budget.
  • Participate in the business planning process, budget setting and ongoing review in partnership with the Finance department.
  • Manage a team of nurses, health care support workers, allied healthcare professionals and other staff, supervising and supporting team members; co-ordinate the multidisciplinary team.

Required skills & experience

  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register/registered allied health care professional
  • Relevant Clinical Course
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience and managerial experience in a senior positions
  • Proved track record of leadership
  • Evidence of Clinical competence and regular clinical practice
  • Communicates effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats
  • Demonstrated understanding of excellent practice in Customer Care
  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development, maintains updated portfolio
  • Experience in leading others and responding to learning needs
  • Promotes, monitors and maintains best practice in health, safety and security
  • Demonstrates awareness of clinical efficiency measures

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

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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