Cardiac Theatre Team Lead

Location Nottingham
Discipline: Theatres
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £29,000 - £40,000
Contact name: Eivar Zand

Contact email:
Job ref: EZ - 030
Published: over 1 year ago

Our client is undergoing an expansion and they now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Theatre Practitioner or Nurse to step up into this specialist Team Leader position. Working alonside the Theatre Manager and Cardiology lead, you will take the lead on the cardiac surgery project, getting it ready to launch in early 2023.

Our client has a state of the art, purpose built hospital with 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, pharmacy and 300 free car parking spaces.


  • 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.


  • 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

  • Company reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers

  • Free wellness screening

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Free onsite parking

If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, then please apply, and we will take care of the rest!