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Quality Manager (Radiotherapy)

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Quality Manager to work within the Radiotherapy Department at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre.

With experience of Quality Management you will have responsibility for maintaining and improving the Quality Assurance System within the Radiotherapy Department, ensuring continuing compliance with British Standards Institute (BSI) ISO9001:2015.

You will also be responsible for the production of accurate monthly statistical data for National RTDS submissions on behalf of the managers of BHOC.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with the Quality Manager from Radiotherapy Physics you will work with staff writing documents for the Quality System. You will need to maintain records of all nonconformities within the department, ensuring appropriate action is taken.

You will play an active role in the Clinical Governance Programme, attending the Divisional Clinical Governance meetings to update the Division on QA matters and also have an active role in risk management.

Able to manage your workload independently, you will have responsibility for planning and initiating six monthly audits and external assessments and for facilitating participation of clinical staff in audits.

You will also have responsibility for the management of clinical incidents within Radiotherapy and the reporting of them nationally.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and person specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Aptitudes

Essential

  • Ability to think quickly, assess situations and make appropriate decisions
  • Demonstrate the following interpersonal skills - tolerance, sensitivity and empathy with staff and clients
  • Anticipate problems and take preventative action or set up contingency plans
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Reliability to work well under pressure


Desirable

  • Understanding of financial frameworks
  • Demonstrate ambition in personal and service development


Qualifications

Essential

  • DCR (T) or BSc (Hons) State Registered Therapeutic Radiographer or Experience/Qualification in Quality Management
  • Post graduate education / training appropriate to their area of practice


Desirable

  • Post graduate qualification in radiography, research or other relevant subject


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to communicate well at individual, team and departmental and interdepartmental levels.
  • Written and oral presentation skills
  • Appreciate the multi-disciplinary nature of the service
  • Show initiative and be responsive to service needs.
  • Reflect on practice for continuing self-audit
  • Able to carry out moderate physical effort throughout the working day and carry out concurrent activities


Desirable

  • Ability to educate/train colleagues at all levels


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Have an understanding of the role of Quality management in Clinical Governance
  • Experience of working with ISO 9001: 2015
  • Experience with student /support worker education
  • Experience of clinical leadership
  • Experience of auditing practice
  • Experience of service development
  • Knowledge of national developments in radiotherapy techniques/advances
  • Experience of report writing and data manipulation


Desirable

  • Research experience


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre

Horfield Road

Bristol

BS2 8ED

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