Pathology Hub Manager

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 per year
Additional salary information: + gym & healthcare
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8EH
Company: Nuffield Health
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R0029963_1618409106

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R0029963 Pathology Hub Manager - Brentwood Hospital - Up to £50,000 plus benefits

Nuffield Health is Britain's largest not-for-profit healthcare organisation. Join us as a Pathology Hub Manager in our Brentwood Hospital in Essex and play your part in building a healthier nation.

You will lead a team who provide high quality diagnostic testing pathology services for Nuffield Health Brentwood, Cambridge, and Ipswich Hospitals in the South East/East Angelia region. Liaising with all three sites across your working week, attending or chairing meetings and ensuring Clinical Governance and patient safety is paramount within your service.

As the Manager you will champion infection prevention, promote an ethos of patient confidentiality and compliance with UKAS ISO:15189 and MHRA BSQR 2005 standards. You will identify opportunities to drive quality improvement and assurance activity across the three hospitals supporting the delivery of Nuffield's clinical audit schedule and continuous improvement cycle.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with other clinical leaders within/across the three hospitals to build strong working relationships that enhance patient care and service delivery.

Acting as a a role model you will encourage a culture of openness to encourage the staff you manage to develop and progress, providing them with support and motivation

For support locally you will engage with other hospital heads of departments as your peers, and Matron as your line manager, as well as the senior management team onsite.

Regionally you will have your network of pathology managers and Leads for mentoring and advising you.

The opportunity
We are looking for a committed professional with motivation and enthusiasm to develop and improve our pathology services across 3 hospital sites.
As our Pathology Manager you will:

  • Lead, motivate and supervise a team of qualified and support staff
  • Perform all aspects of personnel management - staff selection, development, deployment, performance review, absence management, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • To manage service level agreements with suppliers
  • In agreement with line manager, develop the departmental budget, and retain accountability for achieving budget, and the accurate and timely provision of all management information
  • Liaise with clinical pathologists to ensure appropriate clinical and technical advice is give
  • Ensure continued accreditation and compliance standards to UKAS ISO:15189 and MHRA BSQR 2005 (as amended) and maintain a high level of clinical Governance.

The person
To succeed as a Pathology Hub Manager, you will need:

  • Approximately 7 years post registration experience, including multi- disciplinary experience, with 2 years' experience as a Pathology team leader
  • To be registered with the HCPC as a biomedical scientist or equivalent
  • Postgraduate / masters qualification in relevant area
  • To champion customer focus
  • To develop yourself and others
  • To facilitate quality and business improvements within own areas and across the wider business.

Our Benefits

In return, we offer a working environment that will help you grow your skills and experience and get the best out of life. Other benefits include 25 days' annual holiday (increasing with service), free gym membership, pension scheme, private healthcare, free onsite parking and a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation.

Salary - Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Full time, 37.5 hours a week
Location - Brentwood Hospital

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.

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