Here at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital we are transforming the way we deliver orthopaedic care, with a focus on the best patient Experience. We would love you to be part of our journey within the Theatres department as a Lead Theatres Practitioner, supporting our teams to provide the best possible care to our patients through direct leadership of the theatres team. We are looking for a motivated individual who has excellent understanding of orthopaedic elective surgery who is able to support our teams to create an excellent inclusive working environment so that we can deliver the best possible standards of care.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for the effective and efficient operational day to day management of the practice setting, including standards of care, budget management and control, clinical governance staff development and training. The post holder is professionally accountable for the maintenance of standards of professional practice and standards of care. The post holder will provide professional clinical leadership within a defined practice setting and provide direction and inspirational leadership to all members within the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will undertake and supervise clinical practice, audit, research and teaching to set, monitor and continuously improve standards of care and patient experience. The post holder is accountable for managing and developing team performance, managing a devolved budget ensuring efficient and effective use of physical and human resources.About us
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.
Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.
The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace.
The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.
If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.
To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesJOB PURPOSE
The post holder will be responsible for the effective and efficient operational day to day management of the practice setting, including standards of care, budget management and control, clinical governance staff development and training. The post holder is professionally accountable for the maintenance of standards of professional practice and standards of care. The post holder will provide professional clinical leadership within a defined practice setting and provide direction and inspirational leadership to all members within the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will undertake and supervise clinical practice, audit, research and teaching to set, monitor and continuously improve standards of care and patient experience. The post holder is accountable for managing and developing team performance, managing a devolved budget ensuring efficient and effective use of physical and human resources.
It is envisaged the post holder will spend approximately 60% of the working week supporting the Theatre Matron and CSM to deliver robust day to day managerial delivery of theatre services and 40% in direct clinical care. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To ensure safe and effective clinical practice Clinical leadership and team working As a visible, clinical nurse or AHP leader, promote teamwork within a multi-professional environment. Supervise staff in the delivery of care, ensuring treatments prescribed by the multi-disciplinary team are carried out Lead on and ensuring the planning and delivery of consistently high-quality patient care, demonstrating this through direct practice, supervision, and feedback to ensure patient care is aligned to the professional values of care, compassion and respect. Ensure team members assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients and make changes as necessary. Where required ensure team members produce individualised, holistic care plans that are appropriate to the patients needs and that they are monitored and updated frequently Demonstrating critical analysis and decision-making skills, leading the delivery of consistent high standards of evidence-based care, influencing and facilitating change within the Operating Theatre department Work with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams and provide information to assist them in exercising their duties and responsibilities Support and foster a culture of reporting concerns about Safeguarding, ensuring that staff understand how to access advice and support readily at the point of need .Be conversant with Trust policies, procedures and systems for Safeguarding including the assessment of Mental Capacity and the process for considering requests for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) and the application of the principles of Prevent (counter terrorism awareness)
Full job description available as a supporting document.Person SpecificationExperineceEssential management/leadershipDesirable
as per person specificationEssential
- Leadership/management degree
- QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAININGNMC Registered Nurse / HCPC Registered Operating Department Practitioner. Specialist knowledge of theatres procedures / instrumentation acquired though degree or diploma plus experience and further post registration study / experience or management qualification in a related field
- EXPERIENCERelevant and recent clinical experience within an acute care setting within theatres / relevant practice setting as a Band 6 deputy manager or equivalent or above including the supervision, deployment and education of junior staff Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration Experience in learning from incidents / complaints and supporting changes in practice Proven experience of delivering on Cost Improvement Programmes Demonstrable experience of line management and of successfully implementing service changes. Demonstration of recent involvement / significant contribution to innovative practice or change management
- SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEHighly developed communication skills able to communicate sensitive information / medical conditions/ with a wide range of stakeholders Highly developed persuasion / motivational and reassurance skills associated with working in a complex environment associated with planned / unplanned work-based activities Ability to review/ plan staff rotas in accordance with Trust guidance / service need and mitigate workforce risks associated with staff deployment Demonstrates the key strengths and motivators of the role within the domains of integrity, ownership delivery and relating to others Proven ability to analyse and use data to support decision making and identify trends Evidence of a range of post registration competencies associated with the practice setting and the ability to teach and supervise others learning new skills / procedures Able to effectively present information to groups / health care professionals in formal / informal group settings Ability to work under pressure across competing demands/ proprieties and demonstrate appropriate delegation and prioritisation skills Can demonstrate understanding of Mental Capacity Act/ Safeguarding principles applied to the theatre practice setting Proven delegation skills Wide knowledge of a range or pre and post-operative care, ability to plan and organise duties / service requirements associated with physical and human resources , ability to allocate tasks / duties to a range of staff Can demonstrate understanding associated with human and physical resource management and application across a team working in a multidisciplinary environment Can demonstrate an understanding of human resource management associated with codes of practice / professional and Trust guidelines Can demonstrate understanding / experience in staff appraisal / performance review and talent management / succession planning Can demonstrate understanding of clinical governance/ patient safety and risk management in relation to the practice setting Can demonstrate understanding of HR policy application in relation to staff /management Demonstrates current NHS Policy / Political awareness in relation to the role
- PERSONAL QUALITIESWell-developed leadership and organisational skills Ability to demonstrate passion for staff development Ability to demonstrate integrity and ownership Skilled motivator / negotiator Able to consistently manage complex / contentious situations with staff / multidisciplinary colleagues to address and solve complex situations /problems Flexible, reliable, and adaptive approach to role - showing commitment to role development and the development of others Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust's values.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING Health care /management / leadership qualification -at master's Level Post registration orthopaedic qualification (or working towards)
- anagementExperience in interviewing and selecting staff
- SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Well-developed human resource management skills Well-developed coaching skills Can demonstrate understanding of delegated financial authority associated with being a budget holder Can demonstrate knowledge in relation to clinical, financial and workforce governance associated with the role Can demonstrate knowledge in relation to workforce planning , development and staff deployment
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Address
Royal Orthopedic Hospital
Bristol Road South
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