Endoscopy Lead

6 days left

Location
Kent
Salary
up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted
29 Jan 2018
Closes
26 Feb 2018
Ref
ZA/18585
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Category
Nursing, Lead Nurse
Job Type
Permanent
Finegreen are currently partnering with a leading private healthcare provider to recruit for an Endoscopy Lead for a private hospital based within the South East. 

The purpose of the role would be to manage the endoscopy service and lead the team in the provision of care for patients in a safe and caring environment, in the most efficient and clinically effective way, whilst maintaining the patient’s privacy and dignity.  The successful candidate will  provide leadership, advice and support to other staff in the department and support the Theatre Manager in the overall management of the healthcare environment. 
 
Key responsibilities: 
- Lead the Endoscopy Service, ensuring the efficient running of the department; 
- To provide exemplary planned care for patients while managing a team; 
- To ensure the team deliver effective patient care by providing clinical and managerial leadership;   
- To maximise on Endoscopy opportunities across the hospital;
- To identify opportunities and deliver business growth, including competitor and price analysis;
- Maintain and develop quality standards and improvement throughout the department; 
- Undertake Human resource activities for all members of the team;
- Develop own knowledge and skills and contribute to the development of others;
- Ensure all audits/reviews of the departments and their performance are undertaken and implement action plans in response to findings; 
- Seek and employ innovative methods of improving service delivery;
- Co-ordinate the drive to gain JAG accreditation, reporting to the Theatre Manager and the Head of Clinical Services. 
- To ensure that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice. 

We would welcome the opportunity to speak with candidates who have the following skills and experience.
 
The successful applicant: 
Essential 
- Registered Nurse with NMC/HCPC registration;
- Previous experience in an endoscopy department; 
- Knowledge of endoscopy surgical procedures and competent across a range of endoscopy skills and work routines, supported by professional competence and knowledge;
- Able to demonstrate the principles of accountable practice;
- Effective leadership and management skills; 
- Demonstrable skills of financial awareness and management with the need to balance the provision of quality care while maintaining a business focus; 
- Knowledge of appropriate standards and external bodies, such as the Care Quality Commission;
- Auditing skills across clinical standards and departmentsto implement continuous improvement initiatives. 
 
Desirable 
- Teaching/Training qualification;
- Relevant degree or qualification;
- Previous experience as an Endoscopy Lead; 
- Previous experience with the JAG accreditation process.
 
The ideal candidate will have previous experience as an Endoscopy Lead ideally within private healthcare and previous JAG experience. 

The salary is circa £40,000 per annum dependent on experience with a competitive benefits package. 
For further information or to request a copy of the job description please contact Zoe Allen at Finegreen on 0161 416 6086.

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