Deputy Ward Manager - Day Surgery

Recruiter
Cordant People
Location
Southampton
Salary
32000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An independent provider working in partnership with the NHS Trust is looking for a Deputy Ward Manager to work in Day Surgery managing the care provided to patients undergoing minor procedures for specialities that includes:

Orthopaedics

General Surgery

Gastroenterology

Gynaecology

Urology

Ophthalmics

ENT

The day surgery ward has 24 beds and is open from Monday to Saturday

As the Deputy Ward Manager you will be expected to:

  • Act as lead practitioner for specific speciality/specialities and provide skilled assistance
  • Co-ordinate staff and resources effectively
  • Provide clinical supervision to nurses on the ward and conduct appraisals
  • Carry out clinical audits and address actions that need to be implemented to meet regulatory compliance
  • Ensure safe admission and discharge of patients
  • Investigate accidents, incidents and concerns

You will need:

  • NMC registration
  • At least 3 years post registration experience in a surgical nursing setting
  • To show competency and demonstrate experience at Senior Ward Practitioner Level
  • Medical and or surgical nursing experience.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.