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.