Clinical Services Manager - Wards

Workshop Recruitment
08 Nov 2018
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Services Manager : Wards

I am recruiting on behalf of one of one of the biggest Private Hospital Organisations in the UK. Their state of the art hospital in Coventry are looking to recruit a Ward Manager, to work 37.5 hours per week and able to cover a flexible shift pattern.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Director of Clinical Services.

What the role entails:

• Organise and manage the activities of the Ward ensuring an efficient and effective service to all users whilst maintaining high standards of clinical care and safety which will be research/evidence based. Standards are set, monitored and evaluated.

• Provide clinical expertise in specialist area and act as a resource to proactively enhance the service to our clients and develop the nursing team.

• Lead the clinical governance agenda and care management processes within the department and assist senior management team to provide an efficient and effective service

• Assist in managing departmental budgeting effectively and efficiently

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing high quality pre and post-operative patient care

• Maintain effective communication with patients, team members, Consultants and other hospital departments

The successful applicant will be able to:

• Ensure that a high standard of patient care is delivered in all areas which meet the CQUIN requirements of the Standard Acute Contract

• Ensure that the ward is prepared for use on a daily basis in line with quality standards

• Ensure equipment is maintained/serviced in line with manufacturer's instructions

• Liaise with relevant departments to ensure prompt start to operating lists and notify of changes to ensure smooth running

• Adopt a proactive approach when organising staffing levels on daily and rotational basis

• Liaise with Matron on a daily basis to review staffing levels, workload and other organisational issues

• Supervise Treatment Centre staff to maintain a safe environment for patients and treatment centre users

• Ensure that all required documentation (legal, quality or other) is maintained

• Operational management of patient bookings, considering correct scheduling and staffing levels

• Ensure that staff read and adhere to hospital and departmental policies

• Ensure staff maintain high standards of infection control in their practice

• Demonstrate and encourage critical care awareness

Qualifications / Key Selection Criteria:
Registered General Nurse
Immediate (or Advanced) Life Support
Mentoring certificate or ENB 998 or equivalent
Diploma/Degree in a health related subject
Strong clinical background as a Ward Nurse
Significant exposure in a senior role to external stakeholders such as Consultants, Physicians, Allied Health professionals, patients and suppliers
Independent sector experience is desirable but not essential
Experience as a senior sister or equivalent

Private Healthcare Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum

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