Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Recruiter
BMI Healthcare.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Expires
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 58 hospitals in the UK - and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare's Bishops Wood Hospital in London has a vacancy for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff within the Theatres Department.

This post is FULL time for 37.5 hours per week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should have the following:

  • 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.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme

Interested?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.