Clinical Nurse Manager

Competitive salary plus benefits
28 Mar 2014
25 Apr 2014
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Job Type

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 65 hospitals in the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people. 

BMI Healthcare’s Park Hospital in Nottingham has a vacancy for a Clinical Nurse Manager to join their team of staff.

The Clinical Nurse Manager will ensure the seamless provision of a high quality nursing and operational service and take continuous responsibility for all aspects of operational management and standards of patient care within designated ward/departments.

Duties will include (but not be restricted to):

  • To provide clinical direction and leadership for all healthcare staff, and provide professional nursing input to corporate nursing best practice forums.
  • To be fully accountable for ensuring the assessment of patients’ needs, in particular the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care being delivered on the ward.
  • To ensure there is an excellent communication framework within the broader nursing teams and any changes within the ward/departments are in line with business/ hospital requirements.
  • To implement actions and/or recommendations arising from any audits of the environment and standards, and ensure compliance with any recommendations.
  • Take responsibility across the whole hospital for any untoward incidents, fire, major accident and general hospital administration on an agreed rotational basis.
  • To ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory, professional and best practice frameworks.
  • To manage the ward & department budgets, including all staff and non-staff costs.
  • Contribute, as part of the multi-disciplinary team, to the development , implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and protocols and take an active role in supporting the implementation of national developments locally.
  • To deputise and represent Director of Clinical Services during periods of absence where deemed appropriate by Director.

It is essential that applicants have the following:

  • First level registered nurse with post registration experience.
  • Further education/ evidence of continuous professional development relevant to speciality, including study days/ courses/ post graduate qualification.
  • Experience and ability to demonstrate strong clinical leadership and care delivery at the point of care when necessary.
  • Energetic, flexible to the service needs, proactive and driven to succeed.
  • Ability to effectively manage change to achieve clinical efficiency.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management.
  • Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital (including distressed/ confused patients and relatives, and the terminally ill), deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively.
  • Able to energise, shape and direct a team to maximise motivation.
  • Able to support and develop staff to deliver business goals.
  • Able to concentrate effectively and cope with multiple distractions.
  • Good financial awareness and control.
  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct and its implications for practice.
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care Quality Commission Requirements.
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance tools.
  • Knowledge of BMI Human Resource policies, tools and techniques, including interviewing, conducting performance reviews, performance coaching and formal HR processes e.g. discipline and grievance management experience (preferred).
  • Experience of effectively managing a productive team, mentoring and teaching qualification (preferred).

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.