BMI Healthcare
29 Sep 2016
Dartford, Kent, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 37000 - 37000 Per year
Closing date:
27 Oct 2016

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare's Fawkham Manor Hospital in Longfield has a vacancy for a Senior Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatres department .

This is a full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible pattern of day shifts.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

* Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration

* Theatre experience in scrub, anaesthetics and recovery

* Good people and daily management skills

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to support and lead a team

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

* Evidence of working in partnership with Consultants to explore and challenge existing practices while maintaining and enhancing services and standards.

* ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1 are desirable

* Management qualification is desirable

* ILS is desirable

* ALS is desirable

* External Advanced Scrub Practitioner Qualification is desirable

Duties of this role include:

* To support, coordinate and actively assist in the management and organisation of care provision within the Operating Department while managing a delegated team.

* Provide quality planned care for patients during their perioperative phase of care by ensuring all team members deliver quality patient care by providing appropriate clinical and managerial leadership.

* 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.

* Participate in HR activities

* Assist in the enhancement, development, introduction of services and initiatives

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary based on individual skills & experience

25 days annual leave (rising with length of service) plus public holidays


Life assurance

Discounted David Lloyd gym membership

BMI Healthcare's Medical plan

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you. To be considered for this role, please complete our brief online application form and we will be in touch 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.

Register your interest without delay....quick and easy...Apply!