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Oncology Ward Manager

HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group.

Situated in the heart of London's world-renowned medical district, The Princess Grace Hospital is recognised as one of the best-equipped multidisciplinary private hospitals in the capital.

Our dedicated and highly trained team is committed to delivering an exemplary standard of clinical care across all specialties, while making your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

The Princess Grace Hospital has 127 registered beds, including 90 inpatient, 21 day case, 8 endoscopy and a Level 3 intensive care unit containing 9 beds, with 24-hour consultant cover and a high dependency unit. All private rooms benefit from en-suite facilities, a nurse call system, direct-dial telephone, remote control satellite television and outstanding levels of service and cuisine.

Job Description

Our state of the art cancer treatment includes: the very latest advances in chemotherapy including targeted cancer therapy as well as access to robotic surgery using the Da Vinci Si Robot and Irreversible electroporation (Nanoknife).

As the Clinical Nurse Manager of our 27 bed Oncology Unit you will provide clinical leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers nurses, whilst also being responsible for effectively managing the financial resources, ensuring the optimal deployment of the workforce to ensure high-quality patient care is delivered and monitored.  Contributing to both corporate and hospital initiatives and plans, particularly in respect of changes in patient care delivery and quality, you will work alongside senior managers in the planning and implementation of developments relating to nursing in Oncology and  throughout the hospital.

This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week

The attractive and competitive salary for this role is highly competitive and will be dependent upon skills and experience.

We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operational Management - Ensure smooth day to day operation of departments and achievement of service targets, including daily bed management, rota’s and workforce planning
  • People Management - Provide effective line management to all staff within the service and act as a role model for nurses, manage HR issues at a local level and oversee all training and development of staff
  • Service management - Recognise clinical issues/problems and take early action as appropriate, be responsible for clinical excellence within the service and
  • Service development – identify, develop and implement positive changes to develop the service and ensure that complaints and incidents are investigated in a timely manner and resolved, lessons learnt, fed back to staff, and remedial action implemented.
  • Strategic development - Be aware of hospital financial position and target objectives, provide effective input into operational and strategic issues.

Skills & Experience

For this role, you will be a registered nurse with substantial experience and ideally  post grad course within oncology care. You will have previous experience of management and developing of a service, with the ability to think strategically and have a keen eye for detail

We are looking for an inspirational leader , who will provide direction and development to all staff to enhance our patients  experience. Having a pleasant and positive attitude, whilst also being decisive and able and willing to take managerial responsibility . You will be excellent at developing working relationship across all stakeholders; as will having excellent communication skills. Above all you will be remorseless in achieving the goal of  excellence in care for our Oncology patients.

About The Individual

At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.

You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.

Competitive Salary

Oncology Ward Manager

City of London, UK

Published on 7 Jul 2019