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Clinical Resource Manager

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
The Clinical Resource Manager will provide the day to day operational management of the Clinical Resource Team, managing supply, maintenance and disposal of all equipment and consumables and ensuring a safe and high quality provision of service to all UHCW Theatres and Critical Care areas. Any risks pertaining to equipment or consumables will be identified and managed via the Clinical Resource Manager.

The post holder will manage the synergy between Theatres, Critical Care, MEBs and Procurement when purchasing, storing and utilising equipment and consumables, ensuring adequate stock levels, value for money and that waste is at a minimum. The post holder will lead on Waste Audits and Capital Bids processes for Theatres and Critical Care.

*** Please be advised that interviews are proposed for 31st May 2024 ***

Main duties of the job

To manage and maintain an asset database of all equipment, ensuring that plans are in place for maintenance of equipment or replacement programs for those that are coming to the end of life.

Lead on continuous improvement workstreams utilising the UHCWi improvement methodology across all theatre footprints. Supporting Theatres Specialty Leads to deliver improvements relating to their stock ordering roles across all theatre footprints

Demonstrate knowledge and skills in use of surgical, anaesthetic, recovery and Intensive Care equipment, covering individual specialities and surgeon preferences, updating and leading the implementation of new equipment and techniques in these areas.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Demonstrate knowledge and skills in use of surgical, anaesthetic, recovery and Intensive Care equipment, covering individual specialities and surgeon preferences, updating and leading the implementation of new equipment and techniques in these areas.

To manage and maintain an asset database of all equipment, ensuring that plans are in place for maintenance of equipment or replacement programs for those that are coming to the end of life.

Ensure all clinical equipment and physical resources are available to safely perform all surgical, anaesthesia and recovery procedures according to the individual speciality needs of each patient.

To ensure that all clinical equipment and consumable store rooms are managed in line with adequate stock levels, stock rotation and maintained in line with 5S standards ensuring waste is at a minimum.

Lead on continuous improvement workstreams utilising the UHCWi improvement methodology across all theatre footprints. Supporting Theatres Specialty Leads to deliver improvements relating to their stock ordering roles across all theatre footprints

Act as the central coordinator of UHCWs Theatres liaison with the sterilising service for instrument trays and other equipment that requires sterilising.

Ensure all equipment is safe and fit for purpose via an asset database and that all routine maintenance and servicing is up to date, working closely with the MEBs Team to ensure early escalation of issues on the horizon.

Monitor equipment lifespan and work with the Clinical Leads, Lead Nurses and Service Managers to formulate the capital replacement plans as part of yearly business planning.

Ensure robust processes for staff to escalate faulty equipment to the Clinical Support Resource Team facilitating timely access to replacement equipment and equipment repairs, with either MEBs or external contractors.

To participate in the Theatres Manager of the Day rota

Demonstrate ability to prioritise competing clinical technical and resource needs and be able to anticipate impact of resource associated problems across the areas, combined with the ability to provide effective responses to address the arising issues rapidly.

For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

UHCW

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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218-AC-B7-6280719

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