23 Sep 2016
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 26000 - 33000 Per year
Closing date:
23 Oct 2016

Our client is now successfully into its 2nd year and as business growth continues and patient activity increases, we are actively seeking to recruit an experienced Scrub Nurse to complement the existing theatre team.

This is a full time permanent role with various shift patterns Monday to Saturday from 6am – 10pm. Earlies and Lates.

This is a busy, varied and rewarding role, covering a vast range of specialist minor procedures, investigative or operations requiring minimal postoperative recovery time. Specialities; Ortho, ENT, Plastics, Gynae, Cosmetics and Ophthalmic. Act as a member of the theatre Scrub team operating from our 2 state of the art theatres in our same day surgical centre you will be responsible for providing a safe, efficient service to our private patients.

Working collaboratively with the surgeons throughout each case

Ensure the operating room is clean and ready to be set up, prepare the instruments and equipment needed for the surgery. Counts all instruments and other tools and preserve a sterile environment.

During the operation, select and pass instruments to the surgeon. Monitor the patient throughout the procedure and record all consumables being used.

Help with pre wound closure and apply dressing to the surgical area and transport the patient to the recovery private pod area for recovery and same day discharge.

As a member of the theatre team you role will be widened to include support for running of the theatre department . Ensure prompt session start times and minimise session over-runs through effective forward planning and organisation. Completing all patient records and updating MEDITECH system. Preparing theatre lists. Supporting with same day admission and discharging of patients. Participate in in-house training to enhance your clinical skills and share practice within the team.

Skills & Experience

Registered Theatre Nurse in Scrub.

Private healthcare background preferred but not essential. 

Thorough knowledge of operating room procedures, including the tools needed for specific surgeries.

About Global4Health

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