Clinical Manager - ICU & MAU

The London Clinic
London (Greater)
13 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, where we pride ourselves on our values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything we do.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Manager (Intensive Care & Medical Assessment Unit) to join our senior management team, based at The London Clinic's main hospital in London (W1G 6BW).

The London Clinic was established in 1932 and we have 8 premises located in the heart of London’s medical community. We are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, as well as an endoscopy & radiology unit. Our Intensive Care Unit is a 13 bedded state-of-the-art facility with modern technology and equipment, and is known for its single rooms with natural lightning. We cover most specialities, including, Colorectal, Gastrointestinal, Gynaecology, Hepatobiliary, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Spinal, Urology & Vascular surgery.

Job Description

As the ICU & MAU Manager, you will be responsible for operational/line management for the Intensive Care Unit, Medical Assessment Unit and Outreach team (Headcount circa 50 staff). This will be achieved through high visibility, accessibility and monitoring, managing patient flow, administering the departmental budget, and collaborating with doctors to ensure complete care for patients.

Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week. As this is a senior clinical management role we expect a leadership contribution to working nights and weekends as and when required.

Salary: The attractive salary range for this role is £58,759 - £64,726 (Inclusive), and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 25 day’s annual leave, season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Ensure the ICU & MAU is run to the very highest quality standards and efficiency with focus on the operational management of the unit and its clinical staff, including the supervision and management of the Medical staff / ICU Fellows.
- Responsible for developing a new MAU service, shaping and setting the direction of the ICU and MAU.
- Senior lead for clinical and professional nursing standards, as well as acting as a visible leader who is accessible to staff, patients and visitors, whilst working collaboratively with Ward Managers and the Matron’s Office.
- Service and business development for critical care in line with strategic growth areas; MSK, Colorectal & Cancer services.
- Named budget holder and authorised signatory for financial resources.
- Accountability for reducing temporary staff spend and aim to eliminate the use of agency staff in the unit
- Responsible for the implementation of audit, quality and risk management initiatives on the unit.

Skills & Experience

- Experience working in a senior nursing role in an acute setting.
- Degree in Nursing / Health related studies with evidence of continuing professional development.
- ICU management background with significant experience of leading clinical teams.
- A sound working knowledge of ICU systems, processes, staffing and workforce planning.
- Experience of business and service development / growth in ICU and Acute services.
- Strong leader who is patient focused, and passionate about delivering outstanding care.
- Effective communication, influencing, problem solving and relationship building skills, with the ability to shape and implement a vision for change and service development.

We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

Join a supportive and warm working culture, where your contribution is valued, and you can help us deliver our three core values: Caring, Inspiring and Pioneering, which summarise our belief in integrity, compassion and high quality service.

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