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Interim Service Unit Manager – Radiology

Job Description

We are working with an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint a Service Manager – Radiology. This role will be for 6 months fixed Term.

This is an interim role that falls under the Workforce Alliance Framework and should be expected to be remunerated at c£260 per day.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Continue to improve waiting times and establish effective monitoring systems, taking corrective action in conjunction with clinical staff;

  • Assist in reviewing demand and capacity planning on a regular basis, ensuring compliance with local and national targets and continuous improvement;

  • In conjunction with Clinical Lead ensure that medical staff rotas are adequate and take corrective action when required. Ensure that rotas are planned in advance and take into consideration current vacancy/recruitment status;

  • Actively engage in and lead ‘Communication Cells’ and use them as a catalyst to promote a culture of continuous quality improvement;

  • Develop and support the deployment of standard operating procedures to reinforce the agreed standard ways of working;

  • Highlight and report any areas of over or under performance and take action as appropriate.

  • Ensure that there are adequate Governance procedures in place and that any concerns are addressed and/or escalated as appropriate;

  • Participate in the Senior Manager on call rota and Medicine Bed rota;

  • In liaison with the ward/departmental staff track individual patient pathways against expected length of stay;

  • The post holder will be expected to undertake service improvement and transformation projects across the service and to work closely with colleagues to review services and delivery of care;

  • The post holder will be responsible for managing a delegated budget in accordance with SFI.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Educated to a degree level or equivalent experience in a similar role within an Acute NHS provider setting;

  • Experience of demand and capacity and activity planning;

  • Significant management experience at band 8a level.

If you are interested in the role, please call me on 07834288277 or email me with a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.

If you do not receive a response within 72 hours (3 working days) of receipt, please assume that on this particular occasion, your application did not meet the client’s requirements for this specific role.