Orthopaedic Ward Manager

Recruiter
Drs Direct Ltd
Location
London
Salary
44925.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As the Clinical Nurse Manager you will be a highly visible leader, delivering the provision of clinical and professional leadership to the ward team, whilst being available to patients and consultants to promote confidence in our services. Maintaining a high profile and standards for clinical practice within the Orthopaedic Department, you will ensure the team have the skills to deliver the needs of the service in a safe, efficient and effective way.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as clinical expert for orthopaedics
  • Ensure effective admission and discharge planning with relevant members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Participate in clinical audit and implement actions based on audit results to enable changes in practice.
  • Oversee all HR duties - recruit and select exceptional staff, retain quality staff, staff rosters, performance management, midyear reviews, training and education for staff, department orientation
  • Contributes to setting the department’s budget including staffing levels and skill mix
  • Maintains department costs in line with budget and worked hours/ UOS explaining variances on the workforce planning tool.
  • Monitor department revenues using the daily revenue report sheets
  • Creatively manage flexible staffing patterns that meet changing patient service level/needs. All duty rosters must be authorised with the Lead Site Practitioner.
  • Complete monthly department financial reviews
  • Work with Deputy CNO and CNO to identify areas for improvement and develop actions plans in response to the monthly nursing audits, and other audits as they arise.
  • Identify and participate in the development of nursing policies and procedures
  • Manage complaints in line and set timeframes ensuring the investigation tool is completed and learning is identified for individual complaints
  • Promote a culture of continuous quality improvement through the use of patient satisfaction feedback and reflection on practice by self and other members of the ward team.
  • Promote, develop and facilitate a learning culture within the ward.
  • Participate in teaching and act as a clinical resource for staff

Skills and Experience

As a registered nurse with extensive previous experience within an orthopaedic setting, ideally supported by a post grad qualification within a related field. You will have management experience across, ideally supported by a management qualification or at least a mentoring course. Having worked at a senior level, you will also have budgetary and resource management experience.