Pulse Nursing
4 Oct 2016
Cheadle, Greater Manchester, England
Theatre nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
£ 30000 - 30000 Per year
Closing date:
1 Nov 2016

Position - Theatre Practitioner - Cheadle
Location - Cheadle
Salary - £30,000
Hours- Full-time - Permanent

My client has an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner with experience in Anaesthetics, scrub or recovery to join their team of staff in Cheadle.

This role is offered on a permanent, full time basis at 37.5 hours per week.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:
* 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 (Desirable)
* ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/D33/A1 (Desirable)
* ILS (Desirable)
* ALS (Desirable)

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.

Key accountabilities:
* Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anaesthetic equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anaesthesia.
* The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner.
* Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patients identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the anaesthetic
* Assist the Anaesthetist throughout the perioperative phase of care
* Assist the anaesthetist in monitoring the patient's condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
* Administer drugs and fluids to the appropriate GHG policy
* Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient
* Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including consumables, equipment and drugs.
* Ensure any accidents or complaints are fully documented and that the appropriate manager is informed
* Complete all written documentation in a timely manner and to an acceptable level.
* Act as a role model and mentor to junior staff.
* Promote and ensure an environment conducive to the continuing prevention and control of infection for all staff, patients and visitors.
* Be aware of and comply with all infection prevention and control policies and ensure best practice is maintained to ensure low infection rates.

Salary & Employee Benefits Package:
* Healthcare Scheme
* Dental Plan
* Childcare Vouchers
* Staff Pension Scheme
* 25 days holiday per annum
* Gym membership discount

Key words: Theatre, Practitioner, ODP, Anaesthetics, Scrub, Recovery, NMC, HCPC.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

For more information please contact Ellie King at Pulse Jobs on [... Click Apply...]or alternatively please forward your CV

About Pulse Nursing

Pulse is a leading provider of health and social care staffing to the UK and international healthcare sectors.

We support NHS Trusts and private health sector providers by placing expert and compliant nurses, midwives, doctors, allied health and health science staff into the right permanent and temporary roles.

Through attracting and nurturing the best people, we help our clients deliver the best compassionate care.

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