Theatre Practitioner - Scrub - SYS-16667
Durham, Durham, England
Working with Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.
We have an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner - Scrub to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.
This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
External Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification. (Desirable)
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 (Desirable)
Duties of this role include:
Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.
The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely.
Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patients identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the procedure
Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
Monitor the patient's condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient
Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including prosthesis, equipment/instruments and drugs.
Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.
Salary & Benefits:
The Company offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
Gym membership discount
Any application to this advert is to a job posted by Team24 part of Capita plc.
- £ 25000.00 - 29000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 10 Jan 2017
Closes 7 Feb 2017
This job was posted to: Theatre nurse