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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) is one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in the UK, with a national and international reputation for the excellence of its services and its role in teaching and research.
Find out more about the Trust on their web-site at www.ouh.nhs.uk
Watch how OUH goes about delivering compassionate excellence on the ouhnhs YouTube channel
Deputy OSM Diagnostics
Accepting applications until: 02-Oct-2023 23:59
Vacancy status: Open
Accepting applications until: 02-Oct-2023 23:59
- JR Hospital & Churchill Hospital
- OX3 7LE
- Major / Minor Region
Contract type & working pattern
- Full time - 37.5 hours per week
- £50,952 - £57,349 per annum/ pro-rata
- Salary period
- (Band 8a)
- Main area
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.
The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.
Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families. For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values
The Deputy Operational Service Manager for Diagnostics will support the Operational Service Manager, who in conjunction with the Clinical Directors and with support of the senior team, are responsible for the operational management of services. The post holder will take responsibility for ensuring the efficient and effective day to day running of the Clinical Directorate and for the management of all clinical subspecialties.
We are looking for an experienced manager , currently working at or above Band 7, with recent and relevant experience in managing services in an acute Trust .
The post holder will be required to support the Diagnostics in the provision of a high quality service across all sites.
The role will provide leadership to the directorates to ensure the highest possible standards are achieved.
Working for our organisation
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here www.ouh.nhs.uk
The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will provide senior leadership across the spectrum of the Directorate. Support the delivery of clinical services in conjunction with the senior Directorate Management Team. The post holder will support the Directorate to maintain financial balance, the development and implementation of service improvements including business cases and engaging with teams to ensure best quality care is provided.
The post holder will also be responsible for leading and delivering success across a number of key programmes within the Directorate and wider Division. These programmes will be vital in ensuring the Division can deliver its primary objectives and targets over the coming years and will encompass a wide range of topics, including productivity and efficiency, quality, workforce and clinical effectiveness.
COVID-19: The COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment , we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at Oxfordshire County Council Website where you can also find out more about how to access vaccination.
Nursing and Midwifery: For candidates applying from outside the UK: Please be advised that we work in partnership with Envertiz who will be managing your recruitment therefore by applying you are consenting to us passing your contact details and application to Envertiz so they can manage your recruitment and on-boarding. If you do not consent to this, please do not apply.
Probation Period: This post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.
Referencing: When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. Please note that if you have previously worked for the Trust we will require a reference from your last Manager, this information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.
Next Steps: Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification, and that your supporting statement reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short-listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust). The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.
No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Education and Experience
- BSc Hons Degree or equivalent
- Post graduate management qualification or equivalent (or working towards this) t
- Evidence of other Continuing Professional Development, both formal and informal to post graduate level
- Membership of appropriate professional body and I or clinical interest group
- Budget management experience to include - evidence of responsibility for procurement of capital equipment, and management of revenue budg
- Highly developed, substantial and diverse clinical experience
- Minimum of five years of experience at management level
- Service management experience in an acute setting
- Experience of managing a large team delivering services in an environment that is complex, rapidly changing and resource constrained e
- HR management experience to include - evidence of managing multi professional groups, experience of the implementation of HR policies and procedures
- Ability to propose and implement Trust policies and procedures
- Awareness of current NHS priorities and its implications to an acute trust and the radiology service s
- Knowledge of working with different service delivery models
- Proven experience of service redesigns and change management
- Experience in the training and development of multi-professional staff group
- Experience of staff appraisal and objective setting and discipline
- Experience in making and contributing to policies and interpreting them
- Accountable to Trust for service delivery
- Ability to deal sensitively with contentious problems either internally or externally and with the media
- Post graduate diploma
Skills and Abilities
- Advanced Information Management &Technology, (IM&T), skills including data interpretation, analysis and presentation f
- Able to cope with stressful situations, emotional and physical
- Able to communicate highly complex and often upsetting medical and technical information to patients, relatives and colleagues relating to procedures and diagnosis as well as Senior Managers
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to prioritise, cope with work pressures, manage time effectively and deliver within agreed timescales
- Meet tight deadlines
- Planning of own workload and others
- Capable of analytical thinking
- Negotiating, influencing and conflict resolution skills
- Project management skills - ability to design, lead and deliver service change initiatives • Presentation skills
- Problem solving skills
- Flexible approach to problem solving
- Able to support, build and motivate teams and restructure skill mix
- Competent in the use of MS Office applications e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook a
- Work and make decisions using own initiative and be accountable for these decisions • Able to develop policy planning and service deliveryt
- Experience in dealing with abusive gatients, relatives and staff
- Seeks constant improvement in own performance
- Effective leader and motivator
- Demonstrates a commitment to Multi Disciplinary Team working and a willingness to challenge traditional boundaries or thinkinge
- Commitment to own and staff's continued professional development
- Demonstrates a professional attitude and manner
- Able to handle and resolve frequent complaints from staff, patients and relativ
- Clear vision of role and enthusiasm for the profession and the post
- Reliable work record
- Fluent in verbal and written English
Further details / informal visits contact
- Toni Mackay
- Job title
- OSM Diagnostics
- Email address
- [email protected]
- Telephone number
- 01865 228349
- Additional information
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