Director of Clinical Services
Poole, Dorset, England
- £ 59,000 - 60,000 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
- 20 May 2020
- 20 Jun 2020
Director of Clinical Services
Our client is a private hospital in Poole and is part of a national private healthcare provider, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.
We have an opportunity for a Director of Clinical Services to join their team of staff in the Senior Management Team department.
This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Registered Nurse Level 1 or Registered practitioner / Diploma / relevant Health Speciality Degree/ Degree Level qualification
Evidence of relevant professional development, both clinically, managerially, preferably evidenced by a registered qualification with the NMC, HCPC or GPC
Willingness to work towards a higher leadership and management qualification
Awareness of NMC Code of Accountability and HCPC Standards of Proficiency and the HCPC / GPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
Good financial awareness, including business planning and budgeting
Post basic mentoring or training certification eg: ENB 998
Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice
Knowledge of NMC codes and guidelines and their implications for practice
Knowledge of the legislation and standards of relevant healthcare regulators (CQC, HIS, HIW)
Knowledge of Clinical Governance frameworks and Quality Assurance tools
Knowledge of Human Resource issues, including labour management, interviewing, appraising and counselling tools
Strong organisational skills
Ability to motivate a team of clinical professionals
Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems
Duties of this role include:
Responsible for providing clinical direction and strong professional leadership to all Nursing and Clinical staff within the hospital.
To lead and drive the delivery of excellent clinical standards of care, driving a culture of patient safety, clinical effectiveness and continuous improvement for the patient experience.
As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Clinical Services works with the Executive Director and Director of Operations/Operations Manager, to create and deliver the strategic, operational and business development plan for the hospital.
Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.
Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.
Responsibility for granting, reviewing and withdrawing practising privileges, the review of consultants’ performance generally and their role on the medical advisory committees
Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.
Salary & Benefits:
Competitive salary up to £60,000
Private Medical Scheme
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
If you are interested then please apply on-line, or for more information, please contact Rebecca or Steve on Applyor apply direct for a call within 24 hours.
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
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