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Duty Matron

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingahm
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to join the Site Ops team. Someone able think on their feet and make decisions quickly in order to ensure the safe operational running of NUH sites.

You will have excellent time management skills, leadership and problem-solving skills, who looks at the bigger picture and has an open, adaptable and flexible can do attitude.You will have unrivalled drive, energy and determination, coupled with a proven track record in working with clinical and non-clinical staff to deliver change. You will also be an expert in motivating, influencing and persuading staff from a range of professional backgrounds.

If you think this may be a good development opportunity for you, you would be welcome to pop in to the Ops room on either campus to see the Duty Matron in action. Please ring the team to arrange shadowing:

QMC Duty Matron - 07812 269 494

City Duty Matron - 07812 275 786

Main duties of the job

The Duty Matron works proactively with divisional nurses to support patient flow from the point of patient admission through to discharge, liaising with relevant clinical teams and divisions as necessary to minimise delays and problem solve flow issues supporting all government targets for emergency and elective patient pathways. Using live patient flow data, the team will oversee allocation of all emergency and elective patients across the Trust daily, ensuring safe and appropriate patient placement.

The post holder will develop excellent working relationships with clinical teams across the Trust, working in partnership with clinical teams to maintain activity levels in line with Service Level Agreements and addressing any capacity and blocks within service delivery.

As the most senior nurse on site out of hours, the Duty Matron will be responsible for coordinating the response to any emergency, business continuity and resilience incidents.

The post holder will be based at the City Hospital and Queen's Medical Centre and will be expected to participate in the Duty Matron rota which ensures there is senior professional nurse leadership for site management 7 days per week 24/7.

About us

Site Ops is a small, friendly and very supportive team consisting of Duty Matrons and Site Support Officers. We provide 24 hour on-site cover of both the City and QMC campus of Nottingham University Hospitals. We work in the Corporate Division under the leadership of the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Emergency Pathways.

You will be give a comprehensive orientation package, a mentor and a generous six week's supernumery period.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Duty Matron will be responsible for placing the right patients, in the right place, at the right time, supporting all government targets for emergency and elective patient pathways.

The Duty Matron will proactively support patient flow from the point of patient admission through to discharge, liaising with relevant clinical teams and divisions as necessary to minimise delays and problem solve flow issues.

The post holder will develop excellent working relationships with clinical teams across the Trust to ensure the effective utilisation of hospital beds and proactive resolution of any delays.

Please see attached job description for a full description of the post responsibilities.

Person Specification

Training and qualifications

Essential

  • First degree or equivalent in health related subject
  • Qualified clinical practitioner registered with NMC


Desirable

  • Masters degree or equivalent post basic training


Experience

Essential

  • 5 years post registration experience including management and leadership experience
  • Experience of leading and delivering programmes of change within an acute NHS setting


Desirable

  • project management experience


Communication

Essential

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Demonstrates conflict resolution and negotiation skills


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Queens medical centre

Nottingahm

NG7 2UH

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164-6253034

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