Anaesthetic Clinical Lead Practitioner

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Band 7 Anaesthetic (ODP/Anaesthetic Nurse) Clinical Lead Practitioner (Theatres)

((HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) or NMC registered nurse)).

We are seeking an experienced Advanced Anaesthetic Practitioner/ Senior ODP to join our fantastic team at the Royal BerkshireHospital.

The role is an exciting opportunity to work within an established leadership team to lead and develop a highly skilled workforce.

Success in the role will enable you to be instrumental in staff and patient experience, as well as ensuring a high standard of care are delivered throughout the service.

The position requires the leadership of the anaesthetic team across the theatre complex which comprise of twenty theatre suites with four recovery units, divided into specific specialties across three departments, including a unique ring-fenced Elective Orthopaedic unit.

The anaesthetic team are integral to the running of all services across the elective pathway as well as the emergency, trauma and obstetric pathways.

Main duties of the job

Management and leadership of anaesthetic nursing/ODP team; you will be expected to work collaboratively with the Anaesthetist.

Responsible for staff rostering, training and development as well as contributing to policies and actively participate in all governance activitiesincluding investigating incidents. You will be expected to work within your budget, maintaining safe staffing levels and skill mix, whilst providingexcellent care for our patients.

The successful candidate will need to exhibit high standards of practice and performance and be committed to ensuring compliance. You will need to demonstrate exceptional communication skills throughout the multidisciplinary team and be confident in decision-making.

You will be able to demonstrate exemplary leadership skill, leading the team effectively and be visionary in your approach.

The successful candidate must have recently worked as a band 6 or above as an anaesthetic practitioner/ODP.

About us

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure andshopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families,including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Date posted

28 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6417743PCG

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the management of your theatre specialty on a 24-hour basis, working to ensure the delivery of an excellent service to patients.

To manage people and financial resources within your theatre specialty in order to ensure its effective operation.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details of the post.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the management of your theatre specialty on a 24-hour basis, working to ensure the delivery of an excellent service to patients.

To manage people and financial resources within your theatre specialty in order to ensure its effective operation.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details of the post.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/Registered Operating Department Practitioner
  • Evidence of Band 6 development or equivalent
  • Evidence of further clinical and management education
  • Recognised mentorship qualification/SSSA training

Desirable

  • Postgraduate management training

Experience

Essential

  • Substantial clinical anaesthetic experience including difficult airway management
  • Experience of managing an area, including management of rotas, resources, budgets and staff

Desirable

  • Theatre coordinator experience
  • Experience of developing and influencing changing clinical practice

Professional skills

Essential

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent management skills of self and others
  • Ability to use own initiative & problem solve
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/Registered Operating Department Practitioner
  • Evidence of Band 6 development or equivalent
  • Evidence of further clinical and management education
  • Recognised mentorship qualification/SSSA training

Desirable

  • Postgraduate management training

Experience

Essential

  • Substantial clinical anaesthetic experience including difficult airway management
  • Experience of managing an area, including management of rotas, resources, budgets and staff

Desirable

  • Theatre coordinator experience
  • Experience of developing and influencing changing clinical practice

Professional skills

Essential

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent management skills of self and others
  • Ability to use own initiative & problem solve

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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Additional information

UK Registration

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Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Lead Practitioner, Theatres & Anaesthetics

Adri Muchemenye

adri.muchemenye@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

01183228425

Date posted

28 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-6417743PCG

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


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