Cardiac Surgery Theatre Team Lead


Up to £41,000pa


This is a superb prospect to join a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, our client provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care. Led by an experienced and stable senior management team, the hospital provide the highest quality of care through the latest medical technology, new facilities, and a focus on inspiring leadership and employee development.

This Hospital is the only CQC Outstanding rated private hospital in Nottinghamshire and our client are committed to delivering excellent individual care from the first time a patient contacts them until after their treatment is complete. The state of the art, purpose built hospital located in Tollerton, has 42 private ensuite rooms, 4 theatres including a hybrid theatre, a minor ops suite in Outpatients, 9 day case beds, endoscopy suite, on-site MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound and mammography, physiotherapy, and pharmacy.

Located in South Nottingham, the Hospital also has fantastic transport links and also offers free parking.

Candidates will be keen to learn and develop new skills and continue to grow their career and applications are welcome from either RGN or ODP’s.

As the Cardiac Surgery Theatre Team Lead you will support the Theatre Manager, and manage the provision of appropriate clinical and managerial leadership throughout the department. This will include helping to maximise department throughput, Consultant compliance and maintaining clinical standards in cardiac surgery.

  • You will take part in working groups for the project
  • Taking part in the surgical rota
  • Promote and lead the cardiac surgery services within the theatre suite environment, ensuring all standards are met in line with cardiac surgery services
  • Monitor and assist in the delivery of patient care
  • Act as a role model and mentor to clinical staff, providing advice and support to others
  • Encourage, develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self
  • Identify, develop and support opportunities for improvements in operating department practices as highlighted through evidence, research based practice and national standards
  • Support the Theatre Manager and Theatre Lead to manage staff rosters in the most efficient way to meet demand
  • Assist the Theatre Manager and Theatre Lead to ensure all audits/reviews of the departments and their performance are undertaken and implement action plans in response to findings.

Who we’re looking for

Our client are looking for someone who is ready for the next exciting step in their career and will be committed to the implementation and launch of the cardiac surgery project.

  • You will be a qualified ODP or Registered Nurse with a valid registration to NMC or HCPC with no restrictions
  • Previous experience as a senior practitioner within a theatre environment
  • At least 3 years’ senior experience in relevant cardiac surgery
  • Previous anaesthetic experience would be a distinct advantage
  • ALS provider
  • Expert knowledge of clinical practice
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards
  • Demonstrable skills of financial awareness and management with the need to balance the provision of quality care while maintaining a business focus
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement initiatives


  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • Reward platform – discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Free onsite parking

To be considered for this position please send over your CV using this link or get in touch with Aaron Dale on 07458142821 or email at