Theatre Manager/Lead

South West England
14 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large healthcare organisation is currently seeking a very capable individual to lead their Theatres Department for an initial period of 3 months. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the Theatres department, promoting an environment conducive to outstanding patient care;
  • Advise the Senior Management Team on professional issues and developments in respect of the Department;
  • Ensure continued development of clinical practice in the Department within the organisations policies and procedures; abide by the NMC/HCPC code of conduct and ensure the clinical team follow direction in accordance to these codes;
  • Facilitate an environment whereby all clinical staff exchange and act on information to ensure high quality patient care and the smooth running of operating lists;
  • Nurture a culture that enables each individual member of staff within the Department to take responsibility for his/her own performance and continuous development;
  • Coordinate with Bookings Department, Surgeons and Anaesthetists to ensure theatre and recovery sessions are effectively planned to deliver efficient and high quality services to meet the needs of the patients;
  • Managerially responsible for the Theatre & Recovery nurses, ODPs and theatres support workers;
  • Plan and manage the Department’s resources to deliver efficient and high quality services to meet the needs of the patients and the organisations objectives;
A successful candidate will have:
  • Hold current registration to either the NMC or HCPC register;
  • Previous senior Theatre experience including management responsibilities;
  • Proven management/leadership experience, coupled with excellent team leadership and staff motivation skills;
  • Knowledge of current issues in professional practice with particular relevance to the Theatres Departments;
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations with effective time management skills.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email