Senior Theatre Practitioner - Orthopaedic Scrub

Location
Kent
Salary
up to £36,000 per annum
Posted
28 Sep 2017
Closes
26 Oct 2017
Ref
ZA/18323
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Category
Nursing, Lead Nurse
Job Type
Permanent
Finegreen are recruiting on behalf of a leading independent healthcare provider. This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Theatre Practitioner with experience in Orthopaedic Scrub to join their Theatre Department within a private hospital based in Kent.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced theatre practitioner with recent NHS or UK independent hospital experience working in Orthopaedic Scrub.

This role is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week. The salary is competitive up to £36,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities:
  • 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.
The successful candidate:
  • Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC 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.

My client offers career progression; extensive training and a competitive benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, childcare vouchers, Defined Contribution Pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer, bi-annual health screening, life assurance and private medical insurance.

This is an excellent job opportunity to advance and develop your career with one of the leading private healthcare organisations. For further information and details please contact Zoe Allen at Finegreen Associates on 0161 416 6086.

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