BMI Healthcare
28 Sep 2016
Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Part time
Contract type:
£ 0 - 0 Per hour
Closing date:
26 Oct 2016

BMI Lancaster Hospital in Lancaster has an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner (Bank) to join our dedicated and professional Theatre department.

Role Purpose & Core Responsibilities:

* To provide quality planned care for patients during their peri operative phase of care

* To support and assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department

* Assist in the delivery of patient care

* Contribute to quality improvement

* Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self

* Promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice

* Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.

* Respect the patient's dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs.

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications:

* Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration

* Approved/recognised anaesthetic course.

* Good interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to work as part of a team


* Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills

* A recognised mentorship/Assessors course


* External Advanced Scrub Practitioner Course

* Registered nurse with scrub or anaesthetic and recovery experience

Successful candidates are required to undergo an enhanced disclosure.

Salary & Employee Benefits Package:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate

Working Hours:

Working on an "as and when required" basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.

About BMI Healthcare

As the UK's largest independent healthcare employer, with over 70 hospitals across the UK and over 10,000 staff, BMI Healthcare really is 'a magnet for the best' nursing, theatre and allied healthcare professionals, as well as non-clinical and support staff who underpin our growing business.

Whether you are newly-qualified, returning from a career break, or looking for a new challenge, we have some exceptional opportunities to build your career in healthcare.

Who are BMI?

BMI Healthcare is the acute private hospital division of our parent company General Healthcare Group and is the largest independent provider of private health care in the UK. We are committed to providing a consistent, high quality service to local communities.

BMI Healthcare has over 70 hospitals nationwide, each serving the health care needs of the local community. BMI hospitals have an enviable reputation for providing excellent medical and surgical facilities supported by state-of-the-art equipment and a very high standard of nursing care, within pleasant and comfortable surroundings.

Equipped with the latest technology, BMI hospitals perform more complex surgery than any other independent private health care provider in the country. Handling over 250,000 inpatient and 1,000,000 outpatient visits each year, nearly half the procedures undertaken for patients are of a major or complex nature.

BMI hospitals attract consultants and clinical teams from a wide range of specialties, most of whom have extensive experience gained within the NHS. Supported by BMI Healthcare’s high calibre staff, they are able to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to the most complex, high acuity cases such as cardiac and neuro surgery.

At BMI Healthcare, we focus on clinical excellence, quality of service and efficiency. We have a well deserved reputation for consistent achievement in these areas throughout the independent health care sector. Healthcare is a people business at its heart, and quality is at the core of what we do.

So, we want to attract and retain the best staff we can, and help them to grow with us. Our aim is for BMI Healthcare to be an exceptional place to work, and we’re constantly striving to ensure that our staff are proud and happy to work here.

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