Theatre In Charge

Recruiter / Employer: Premier Hospital
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Purpose

To ensure a safe, efficient and effective perioperative service is provided to patients and Consultant users. To provide leadership and direction to the operating theatre team. The role includes clinical practice, human resource management, including staffing and performance management, and financial management.

Main duties and responsibilities: –

  •  Ensure appropriate staffing and skill mix depending on anticipated and actual workload.
  •  Provide clinical leadership to all theatre staff.
  •  Develop implement and update policies and protocols for patient management in the perioperative setting.
  •  Responsible for cleanliness of theatre environment and equipment.
  •  Responsible for adequate stock management in theatre.
  •  Participate of clinical audit of the unit.
  •  Liaising with admissions officer in booking of theatre cases.
  •  Supervise and advocate for the maintenance and repair of the theatre equipment.
  •  Initiate and participate in quality improvement activities and trainings to staffs on procedure, processes and equipment usage and care.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  •  Higher diploma in perioperative nursing from a recognized institution
  •  Bachelor of Science in Nursing / Diploma in nursing
  •  4 years’ experience in perioperative setting
  •  Certification in BLS, ACLS and ATLS will be an added advantage

Required Skills

  •  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  •  Good scrub up, PACU, Runner Nurse Skills
  •  Good report writing skills
  •  Ability to work in a team
  •  Good interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to initiate and maintain clear, concise documentation
  •  Computer Literate

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected] clearly indicating on the email subject the position being applied for. The application should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday 13th August 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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