Theatre Manager – Gillingham, Kent

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Position –Theatre Manager – Gillingham, Kent
Salary – On application
Hours – Full Time

Role Summary:

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Theatre Manager to join their multi-disciplinary team based in Kent.

The post holder will be expected to manage the day to day operations of the day surgery theatres, to ensure that resources are effectively and efficiently coordinated as well as for the development of services within the designated area of responsibility. The post holder is expected to lead the team of nursing and ancillary staff and provides the necessary professional, clinical practice and motivational support for the team and peers, ensuring that high quality, individualised care are provided to the each patient and their relatives.

Core Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Head of Nursing and Clinical Services Manager you will be expected to undertake the following duties:
To manage the theatre complex to meet the requirements of high quality patient care, using advanced specific clinical knowledge and skills ensuring care activities comply with Care UK policies and procedures and are adhere too by all members of the theatre team. 
Provide specialist clinical advice to the theatre team 
Assess, develop and implement pathways of care within the unit in conjunction with other health care professionals, ensuring optimum patient flow through the ward and theatres. 
Take an active role in developing staff to achieve advanced clinical practice within the unit. 
Co-ordinate and supervise the development and implementation of evidence based care within the unit. Ensuring all care and treatment provided is evidence based. 
To manage the organisational functions and resources within the unit ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness of the theatre department and service delivery from supplier’s e.g. implants or equipment and report monthly on issues of concern. 
Monitor expenditure ensuring efficient and economical use of all available resources.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:
To be successful in this role of Theatre Manager, you will have: 

NMC Registered Nurse Level 1 or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner
Theatre Qualified or Diploma in Operating Theatre Technique 
Demonstrate the ability to teach within the multi-disciplinary team. 
Demonstrate the ability to be innovative, motivate and lead change. 
Be responsible for maintaining excellent infection control standards. 
Substantial relevant experience in theatre with recent experience at a senior level 
Experience of developing and evaluating patient care pathways 
Evidence of commitment to teaching and assessing.

Key Words –
Theatre Manager, Scrub, Anaesthetics, Senior Theatre Practitioner

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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