Anaesthetic Nurse - £36K - £41K + £1000 Starting Bonus
London, Greater London, England
As the Senior Theatre Practitioner you will assist the anaesthetist throughout surgical procedures. You will assess, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care for all patients undergoing surgery, ensuring the preparation of drugs and equipment, checks and maintenance of machines, fluids and devices needed and pre-operative checks of patients to ensure a smooth handover from the ward nurse. As the Senior Nurse in the team, you will provide guidance to junior members of the team and assist with their coaching and development
Duties and Responsibilities
Delivering a consistently high standard of patient care, utilising evidence-based practice.
Ensuring that policies and procedures relating to administration of medicines, blood and blood products are followed.
Ensuring that the patients comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.
Maintaining a sterile environment within the operating theatre and ensuring efficient supervision of staff and resources
Able to take the lead in an emergency situation.
Responsible for ensuring that all incidents/accidents/near misses are appropriately recorded and reported in a timely manner
Prioritising workload according to the needs of the department
Skills and Experience
RGN or ODP
Extensive post registration anaesthetic experience
Experience of developing others
Demonstrable experience in mentoring other members of a team
Competent in preparing for different surgical procedures
- £ 36000 - 41000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 13 Jan 2017
Closes 13 Feb 2017
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