Senior Theatre Practitioner - Scrub - 20
Orpington, Greater London, 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 Senior Theatre Practitioner 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.
The theatre team consist of a blend of qualified and multi-skilled Registered Nurses and ODP's and some provide a valuable 1st assistant role to the surgeon.
It is essential that applicants have the following:
Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills
External Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification.
ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1
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
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
Team 24 - Apply Online is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
- £ 30000.00 - 35000.00 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 13 Jan 2017
Closes 10 Feb 2017
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