Clinical Procurement Nurse - Field London / East England

Location
London
Salary
Up to £55,000 + Business car lease scheme + Benefits
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Ref
12527
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Clinical Procurement Nurse - Non-Evasive Rehabilitation & Women’s Health Products for NHS
Field London / East England / Home-Based
Up to £55,000 & Business Car Lease Scheme & Benefits Package

What we do


We save money for the NHS. We deliver effective procurement initiatives to source and supply surgical medical equipment and consumer supplies. 
We are very proud to be part of the NHS Supply Chain and the savings we generate directly benefit the patient. 
We ensure that the NHS can access the products it needs at the right time and at the right price – with everything robustly clinically tested so that quality is never compromised.

The Clinical Procurement Nurse Role:

We are looking for a Clinical Procurement Nurse to join us. This role is home-based with regular travel and will cover London & East of England.

Using your clinical practice expertise, the role has responsibility for engaging with clinicians and NHS Trusts to implement savings opportunities through effective procurement initiatives

+ Build and manage effective relationships with clinicians within NHS organisations
+ Provide project leadership and support, ensuring the delivery of quality services that represent best value.
+ Ensuring the clinicians’ “voice” is heard when specifications are made for products and services
+ Work with clinicians to make sure best value products and services are being used in day-to-day services.
+ The Clinical Procurement Nurse will represent our Category Teams in London & East – Rehabilitation, Disabled Services, Women’s Health & Associated Consumables inc. Bowel management (Care Home, Rehabilitation, Hospital beds, Hoists, Women's products (Non-Evasive), Wheelchairs)
+ Lead on product evaluations, inputting into product specifications as necessary
+ Participate in and develop own clinical forums and networks to ensure the business is appropriately represented and engaged in best practice and up-to-date thinking on products and services
+ Produce and update project documentation including status reports, ensuring key documentation is up-to-date

Who you are

+ Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills with the ability quickly gain credibility with clinicians due to your clinical practice experience
+ At least 2 years’ experience of procurement/sales/business development within a non-invasive clinical product arena 
+ Experience of clinical practice is essential, knowledge of Rehabilitation, Disabled Services, Women’s Health would be an advantage
+ Have a network of contacts within the clinical products industry or within clinical settings eg NHS Trusts
+ Experience of managing projects, exposure to the end to end project life cycle or managing substantial parts of the project life cycle. 
+ Willingness to travel, you will already be a car driver
+ Good understanding of your geographical area
+ A self-motivated individual, comfortable with managing own diary and working remotely
+ Confident with great energy and an engaging manner

The Rewards

+ Salary up to £55,000
+ Business car lease scheme 
+ Workplace pension contributions
+ Death in service benefit
+ Excellent opportunities for career development
+ A friendly, supportive and energetic working environment


You may have worked in the following capacities:
Clinical Procurement, Clinical Buyer, Clinical Supply Chain Planner, Clinical Products Business Development, Clinical Product Sales, Clinical Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing, Buyer, Clinic Product Purchasing, Supply Chain Client Project Manager, NHS Supply Chain, Tower 5 Category Manager, NHS Procurement Nurse, Clinical Product Specialist, Clinical Engagement Implementation Manager.

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