Theatre Nurse / Scrub Nurse / Nurse Practitioner CEIM

Posted 3 days ago United Kingdom Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Clinical Engagement & Implementation Manager

Salary £44,659.42 £54,686.00

Home based with travel

We are excited to offer a unique role which builds on the skills and experience of Clinical Specialism personnel. ThisClinical Engagement & Implementation Manager(CEIM) role would be a great fit for theatre staff who want to take their skills into a new career direction, and for Industry/Commercial Sales Professionals looking to use their skills and product knowledge to support clinical change and clinically lead procurement activity across the English NHS.

What we do

We are very proud to be part of the NHS Supply Chain family and the savings we generate directly benefit the patient. We ensure that the NHS can access the products it needs at the right time and at the right price.

Relevant and informed clinical engagement is at the heart of our category strategies and processes and ensures that we keep the interests of the patient at the forefront.

The Role

We are looking for a healthcare professional or relevant industry professional to join our team as a CEIM. Although home-based, there will be a requirement for regular travel, including to our Sheffield Office. The CEIM will work with multiple clinical and non-clinical stakeholders across NHS Trusts in England.

CEIMs are expected to be the subject matter experts on particular categories within the portfolio, but also have a broad understanding of all areas covered by the team. The Sterile Intervention Equipment and Associated Consumables team categories include: Patient Temperature Management, Surgical Instruments, Pre-Op Skin Prep, Minimally Invasive, Wound Closure, Mesh, Procedure Packs and Tray Wrap, Single Use Theatre Protective Clothing and both Examination and Surgical Gloves.

Your role has responsibility for engaging with healthcare, divisional and Trust Management and procurement professionals in NHS Trusts and Providers to:

  • Understand their requirements for products, based on their current operating preferences, sub-specialty practices, clinical environment and any key issues which may hinder progress.
  • Support them in making savings for their area through effective clinical engagement and procurement initiatives, Each CEIM works closely with a Senior Category Manager and a team of category managers and specialists to deliver the category objectives.
  • Build and manage effective relationships with healthcare professionals within NHS organisations/providers to ensure the clinical voice is captured when product specifications are detailed and options for clinical change are put forward.
  • Build and manage relationships with Supplier/Industry professionals
  • Provide project leadership and support, ensuring the delivery of quality services that represent best value and understand the key strategic direction of the organisation.
  • Work with clinicians to optimise their product base and care delivery through product change and service provision, whilst ensuring patient centric care is the focus.
  • Lead on product evaluations, developing product specifications as necessary and data analytics to support the decision-making process, ensuring key personnel from any NHS Trust project are engaged and informed.
  • Participate in and develop own clinical forums and networks to ensure CPP is appropriately represented and engaged in best practice and up-to-date thinking on products and services.
  • Conduct detailed analytics to support those projects.
  • Take shared responsibility for Supplier Relationship Management with the rest of the CEIM team, to build on the partnership with industry
  • Work to ensure that the National Category Strategy is delivered.

Who you are

We are looking for a professional with exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills who can process information, understand clinical needs, drivers, patient demographics and user experience. An individual who can gain credibility with clinicians due to product and clinical knowledge, and professional experience.

A rounded understanding of procurement and contracting would be advantageous.

An understanding and knowledge of specific clinical areas, and products, especially focused on theatres, through experience, is essential.

Have an established network of peers within their clinical environment, and/or with products industry.

Experience of managing projects and understanding how products are used in practice, considering varying sub-speciality areas of care in this category, which includes clinical areas or products.

IT capable, (in particular with Excel) with an analytic and attention to detail competence.

Willingness to travel, you will already be a car driver but depending on the meeting locations, travel may also be by public transport.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is comfortable with managing their own diary. Gaps in your understanding will be developed and, as such, being able to take on a new challenge and develop expertise in relation to products is key.

This role will require an ability to conduct detailed work for long periods and so a mental capacity for this whilst working remotely is essential.

Confident with great energy and an engaging manner.

The Rewards

  • Conditional Business car lease scheme.
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme.
  • Business expenses.
  • Workplace pension contributions.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Medicash benefit.
  • 25 days holiday entitlement & 8 bank holidays.