Nursing - Theatre Co-ordinator

  • Department Theatres
  • Salary £41,659.00 – £47,672 per annum
  • Closing Date 02/12/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TTC-168
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time - 19 hours per week (Working over 2 days)
  • Contact Alison Mattey
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261000 extn 3914 or extn 4046

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) Operating Theatres for the position of the Theatre Co-ordinator. The successful applicant will be a current clinical specialist in the field of peri-operative nursing/operating department practice. 

The post holder will take responsibility for the overall co-ordination of the peri-operative teams and the theatres at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  They will be responsible for ensuring clinical management to the highest possible standard for all relevant personnel within the theatre environment. 

To apply for this position, you must be either HCPC or NMC registered with experience at a Band 6 level or equivalent.

The postholder will primarily work Monday to Friday office hours but will participate in out of hours working to support service delivery.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the ongoing and forward planning of all aspects of the theatre teams and list co-ordination.

The post holder will jointly line mange the perioperative team in conjunction with the theatre manager and provide skilled specialist assistance in delivery of direct and indirect patient care throughout the Operating Department. They will participate as an integral member of the Theatre team giving leadership and guidance to staff, and maintain clinical skills within the Department. 

The post holder will support the Theatre team to deliver the highest standards of patient care and support the monitoring of the quality of patient experience across all Theatres.

The post holder will be ensuring the Theatre department continue to create a culture where patient safety, in particular risk management, is perceived as essential to the care and wellbeing of patients and staff.

The post holder will work closely with the Theatre Matron to ensure the delivery of the highest standards of patient care.

Working for our organisation

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital comprises of 9 theatres covering the following specialities: Colo-Rectal, Urology, Upper GI and Bariatric, Vascular, Trauma and Orthopaedics and CEPOD.

Together with our staff we have developed a set of values which form a framework for a positive and supportive environment for our patients, visitors and staff. We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and be equally committed in fulfilling these values to be successful in their application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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