Director of Nursing

North West England
Competitive Salary plus Benefits
18 Feb 2013
18 Mar 2013
Nursing Field
Private Healthcare
Director, Manager
Job Type

Director of Nursing

North West England

Competitive salary plus benefits

We currently have a vacancy for a full time, permanent Director of Nursing working 37.5 hours per week in one of our North West England hospitals.

Role Purpose:

  • Maintain an organisational overview for the delivery clinical governance, risk management priorities and quality of services so that the hospital is safe and meets CQC regulations.
  • Work as part of a cohesive senior leadership team and, as appropriate, take the lead responsibility for the development and implementation of strategies and business plans that ensure there is integrated governance.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to develop the Clinical team.
  • Key responsibilities will include integrated governance, resource management, clinical service development, patient relationships and consultant relationships.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse, preferably has a Master's degree in a nursing-related field.
  • Strong nursing experience, with some time in a supervisory or leadership positions such as Nursing Supervisor or Nurse Manager role.
  • A track record of leading professional nursing and governance issues in a large, complex health care organisation
  • Demonstrable track record of achievement within nursing at senior level
  • Experience in integrated health and social care fields
  • Evidence of implementing effective systems of governance.
  • Evidence of successful change management
  • Evidence of innovation and service modernisation
  • Knowledge and understanding of NHS policy and healthcare political environment
  • Political awareness and ability to influence and work with stakeholders at all levels
  • Drive, enthusiasm, resourcefulness and a passion for nursing with a strong desire to make a difference
  • Understands how to build relationships with customers / consultants  to ensure the delivery of high quality service
  • Values differing points of view and remains open-minded to changing circumstances and new information
  • Works cooperatively and willing to lean from other to achieve shared goals and optimise the contribution of all members of a team
  • Uses a flexible and adaptable leadership style to lead, manage and coach a team effectively to deliver results
  • Ability to work in a climate of rapid change, uncertainty and where there may be resistance to change
  • Is authoritative and sympathetic at the same time.
  • With an focus on support and development, BMI Healthcare is a great place to further your private healthcare career.

To be considered for this role please apply via the link below.

Closing date 01/03/2013