Lead Theatre Practitioner

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

BMI Bishops Wood Hospital in Northwood is part of BMI Healthcare, 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 Lead Theatre Practitioner to join our dedicated and professional team 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 Nurse, Level 1
  • Registered ODP
  • Knowledge of TSSU and anaesthetic activities
  • Organising/management ability
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Numerical and verbal literacy skills
  • Basic financial awareness
  • Previous registration experience
  • Previous experience working in an operating theatre
  • Theatre course desirable/mentorship

Duties of this role include:

  • To work as part of the theatre team ensuring high standards of patient safety and care and to act in a professional manner
  • To be involved with the management of the theatre team and assist with the training of work colleagues.
  • To follow the hospital policy for the administration of medicines
  • To follow the hospital procedure for the safe collection, billing and storage of specimens
  • To have knowledge of location of instruments, consumables and equipment
  • To have working knowledge of all equipment used within the theatre
  • To be actively involved in the quality assurance and auditing processes within the theatre and the hospital

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
  • 25 days holiday per annum

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 your CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.

*Please note successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS / PVG Check prior to employment.