Lead Theatre Practitioner

Birmingham, West Midlands
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is the UK's largest private hospital group with 59 Hospitals and treatment centres nationwide. They currently have over 10,000 staff and are a magnet for the best healthcare professionals who are looking to grow and advance within their careers.

Their Birmingham hospital are currently looking for a Lead Theatre Practitioner to join their Theatre team. The hospital Boasts three theatres and a endoscopy unit, open Monday - Saturday, Filling 6 theatre bays and 15 endoscopy walk in appointments per day, the site specialises in Orthopaedics and all 3 theatre are regularly booked all day.

The ideal candidate will have at least 12 months' experience in a lead theatres role of any specialty however if you are a surgical first assistant it would be a distinct advantage. You will be a deputy manager or lead with experience of JAG or CQC inspections and have skills in people management, rostering and HR processes. You will be expected to be clinically active within your specialism.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:
*Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*Ability to manage, motivate, support, develop and lead a department
*Competent across a range of clinical skills supported by professional competence and knowledge
*Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards
*Financial awareness with an appreciation of the need to balance the provision of quality care while maintaining a business focus
*Knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission.
*Previous experience as a Senior Registered Practitioner or equivalent
*Track record of delivering against targets and change management
*Educated to degree level (desirable)

Duties of this role include:
*Undertake and delegate the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department while coordinating the management of the theatre team (clinical and admin) and admissions team
*Provide quality planned care for patients during their perioperative phase of care by ensuring all departmental members deliver quality patient care, being achieved within the available resources and agreed departmental budget
*Provide appropriate clinical and managerial leadership throughout the department
*Deputise for colleagues as appropriate

The role is offering a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

*25 Days paid Annual leave + Bank holidays

*Defined Contribution Pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer

*Private Medical insurance

*Life Assurance

*Childcare Vouchers

*Bi-annual health Screening

*Family and Friends Discount on services

*24 -7 Counselling program.

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