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Surgical/Theatre Services Manager (The Wellington Hospital)




Facility:The Wellington Hospital


Closing Date:30/03/2018

About the facility
Develop your career at HCA Healthcare UK – The world’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group.

The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare. Supported by world-class doctors from leading London teaching hospitals, the hospital has over 240 beds, including 2 purpose-built intensive care units, catering for Level 3 patients.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Services Manager to lead our Theatre service, which includes 13 Operating Theatres and 3 Cardiac Cath Labs across 3 sites as well as overseeing our Endoscopy, Sterile Services and Neurophysiology departments.
Job Description
As a Surgical Services Manager you will report into the Deputy CEO and you will have overall responsibility for the strategic, financial, operational and clinical service delivery within the surgical services across the facility.

Our Theatre campus is spread over 3 sites with a vast array of procedures covered, these include; Orthopaedic, Cardiothoracic, Hepatobiliary, General Surgery, Bariatrics, Urology, Plastics, Robotic Surgery, ENT, Opthalmics and Neurology Surgeries.

•Job Type: Permanent, full-time role (37.5 hours per week; Mon to Fri)
•Location: St Johns Wood, London, NW8 9LE.
•Salary: Highly competitive plus 15% annual senior management bonus scheme.
•Benefits: Structured career development, pension, private medical cover and much more.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To provide strategic and operational management through the effective line management of 9 direct
reports and overall accountability for 128 staff across Theatres, Cath Labs, Endoscopy, Sterile Services &
Neurophysiology departments.
• Support managers in the delivery of consistently high quality, safe and effective, patient focused care
which creates a positive experience for all stakeholders.
• Responsibility for managing the departments within an agreed annual budget including working hours
and units of service, maximising revenue capture and cost control.
• The service management team will work closely together to provide strong, visible leadership across
the facility, encouraging innovation, creativity and operational/strategic thinking about service
provision and business development.
• Working as a member of the senior management team you will be responsible for ensuring systems,
processes and resources are continually reviewed to support the needs of the business as well as
facilitate and support clinical governance.
• Oversee and participate in recruitment, workforce planning, appraisal/personal development as well as
training and education programmes for staff.
• To deputise or represent the deputy CEO when necessary.
Skills and Experience
• Registered Practitioner with extensive experience within the Operating Theatre environment.
• Previous managerial experience with excellent leadership skills.
• Evidence of effective staff management with the ability to manage resources efficiently within
budgetary constraints and for a constantly changing workload.
• Educated to degree level with a management course or equivalent. Masters qualification is desirable.
• An enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills and a track record of building and
maintaining effective working relationships with all disciplines.
• Strong interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to effect change and execute projects within
budget, to time and to a high standard.
About the Individual
As part of this team, you can expect world-class facilities, comprehensive support and development opportunities throughout your career with The Wellington Hospital.