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Ward Manager ITU

Birmingham – The Harborne Hospital
Full time
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We are currently recruiting for an ITU Ward Manager to apply for The Harborne Hospital. Part of the World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

Location: The Harborne Hospital 

Contract Type; Permanent, full time 37.5 hours

Salary range: This role offers a competitive salary dependent on experience

About the facility:

The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in 2023. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer and Complex Surgery. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

Role Overview:

As the ITU manager you will work in partnership with the Medical Services Manager to deliver the highest levels of safe, quality patient care. You will assume responsibility and accountability for the management of 6 bedded elective critical care service. As the ITU manager you will be responsible for providing clinical direction and strong, visible leadership to all nursing staff, in partnership with allied health professionals and medical staff. This role has a component split of 80% clinical and 20% management time. 

Skills and experience

  • Registered General Nursing qualification with a post-graduate Intensive Care qualification is essential
  • Advanced Life Support Provider Qualification is highly desirable
  • Previous experience of leading and developing a team
  • A strong understanding of clinical governance and quality and risk in regards to patient safety.
  • Experienced in critical care leadership
  • Experience in ITU Resource Management IE HR/Budget/equipment
  • An ability to manage a multi-disciplinary clinical workforce
  • Understanding of Data Collection / Analytics / Audits requirements and process

Employment Package:  We will look after you with private healthcare insurance for you and your family, contributory pension scheme and a vast range of additional rewards. 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (which increases with years of service.)

Why join HCA Healthcare UK:

HCA Healthcare is the country’s largest provider of privately funded care with 800,000 patient interactions every year.

From pioneering complex care, urgent care, to primary care, outpatient and day-case treatment, we provide exceptional care across our network of facilities and key NHS partnerships. HCA is the only private hospital group able to invest over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques and medication.

At HCA we put our patients first and affirm the unique worth of each individual. Exceptional healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each.


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