Theatre Nurse – Kilkenny
Theatre Manager – Assistant Director of Clinical Services
Purpose of the Post:
The Theatre Manager will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Operating Theatre & Peri- operative Surgical Services, to include Day Surgery, Endoscopy Pre Assessment and Central Decontamination Unit.
This a pivotal role in the strategic and operational management of an effective and efficient high quality department, ensuring patients requiring anaesthesia and surgical procedures have best outcomes in line with international evidence.
The post holder will participate in service design and re design in line with clinical and non-clinical programmes of care and will be expected to influence and lead on identified clinical and non-clinical projects as defined by the Director of Clinical Services (Nursing).
- Be registered, or eligible for registration in the General Division of the live Register of Nurses kept by NMBI.
- Must have 3 to 5 years’ experience in a nurse management capacity within a theatre environment. Previous experience within a private healthcare setting would be advantageous.
- Hold a qualification in Peri-operative Nursing.
- Ideally hold a post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent.
- A commitment to continuous professional development and have an in-depth knowledge of models of nursing relating to the theatres and ward environment.
- The function as part of the hospitals nurse management team contributing to the smooth running of the patient journey from pre admission to discharge.
- Have the ability to build and maintain working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
- A thorough knowledge of accreditation standards and regulations. Previous experience working with JCI Accreditation standards would be beneficial.
- Excellent people, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Have the ability to manage one’s own workload effectively while responding flexibly to new demands at short notice and must have the ability to manage diverse issues on a daily basis.
- The ability to plan, organise and deliver services in an efficient, effective and resourceful manner, within a model of patient-centered care.
- Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership
- Demonstrate evidence-based decision making and work according to best practice.
- Demonstrate an awareness of HR policies and procedures
- Have considerable experience in change management and a commitment to the Hospitals continuous improvement agenda.
- Will play a leadership role in the continuous improvement programme in the hospital using lean tools and methodology.
Salary: DOE – Range: point of scale would depend on experience:€52’000 to €63’000
To register your interest, please send an up to date CV using the link below, or contact Francis Gilmore for a confidential discussion on 028 9066 8035.
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