First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Ilford, Greater London
Salary
£38000 - £40000/annum + Benefits
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner

North East London

Full Time

£38,000 - £40,000

We have a position for a First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner to join a leading private hospital in North East London to join their ever growing Theatre Team.

The Hospital based in North East London offers day treatments and inpatient surgery across Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oral Surgery and Endoscopy to the NHS patients in North East London and Essex. All surgery is elective and planned well in advance.

Key Responsibilities

- To provide skilled assistance under the direction and supervision of a consultant surgeon during surgery cases

- To act as a theatre practitioner undertaking an advanced role within the theatre setting - To work as a pro-active effective member of the multidisciplinary team, by providing expert skills in the planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care

- Undertake clinical procedures such as catheterisation, venepuncture and IV cannulation

- To facilitate the collaboration between nursing and other professionals to ensure a planned and co-ordinated approach to the delivery of healthcare

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

- Relevant Experience as Advanced Scrub Practitioner

- Effective communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to prioritise and manage workload within the department

- NMC Registered Nurse Part 1 / HCPC Registered Practitioner

- Qualification as Advanced Scrub Practitioner or equivalent

For more information and or apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on (Apply online only) and or email