Surgical Services Manager - London
About The FacilityLocated in the heart of London's esteemed medical district, the newly-refurbished Princess Grace Hospital offers a wide range of medical and surgical specialities. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has 129 beds, including a purpose-built intensive care unit, catering for Level 3 patients. Our eight fully-equipped theatres include three laminar flow theatres for orthopaedic surgery and a robotic surgery suite along with some of the most advanced radiological diagnostic facilities in the country. We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.Job DescriptionTo provide strategic and operational management to the theatre team ensuring that all staff deliver high quality specialist services for planned procedures.Salary COMPETITIVEWorking hours: 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pmDuties & ResponsibilitiesTo be a highly visible leader and role model to all staff within the teamsEnsure there is an effective on call out of hours serviceAllocate staff appropriately, utilising the skill mix to its full potentialProvide strategic and operational direction to build the departmental business; plan new services and introduce new technologies as requiredProvide a highly responsive service to consultant usersResponsibility for managing the department within an agreed annual budget including working hours and units of service, maximizing revenue recapture and cost controlPromote effective communication and co-operative working arrangements with other departments, in particular Endoscopy, Wards and Imaging DepartmentsEnsure the working environment is of a high standard, including levels of cleanliness, to maintain safety at all timesInvestigate incidents and complaints thoroughly, responding within the agreed time-frameTo deputise for or represent the deputy CNO, CNO or COO when necessaryMonitor levels of stock drugs and consumables and order appropriatelyEnsure that patient dignity and privacy is respected at all timesKeep up to date with current best practice and introduce changeTo be responsible for recruitment and retention of staff and provide departmental Human Resource management, supported by the HR departmentSkills & ExperienceDegree/Diploma in NursingMinimum of 5 years post graduate experience working in an appropriate clinical setting, ideally as a Registered PractitionerA minimum of two years working in a managerial roleManagement qualificationExcellent IT skillsTeaching and Assessing and/or Mentorship qualificationAbout The IndividualYou will have excellent organisational and management skills with the ability to flexibly respond to the needs of the department and the hospital. Strong interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to effect change and set, implement and evaluate standards of practice.