Theatre Scrub Practitioner

Recruiter
Pulse Nursing
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£27500 - £28000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: - Theatre Scrub Practitioner
Ref:- CTESCR-001
Location:- Edinburgh, West Lothian
Salary:- £28,000
Hours:- Permanent, Full time

Here at Pulse we are recruiting on behalf of our market leading client in the Private healthcare sector. They are in a fortunate position to be adding a Scrub Practitioner to their already multi skilled team. This is an opportunity to not only put your skills on display but also a chance to learn new skills from the highly talented team around you.

The Role

Join our committed theatre team, and you will provide exemplary planned care for patients before, during and after surgery. It's a chance to work collaboratively across a complex and challenging workload while being supported and encouraged to develop your knowledge and skills. You will assess patients' health and wellbeing and then plan and deliver care, using technology where appropriate. Effective communication will be key we'll expect you to develop empathy with the patient and provide reassurance where required. You will be responsible for supporting the procedures within theatres acting as a scrub nurse for the surgeons.

What Are We Looking For?

Your passion for customers will stand out, whether you're a Registered Nurse or qualified Operating Department Practitioner. Fully aware of infection control and health and safety guidelines, you'll bring experience of working as part of a team in a caring role together with sound knowledge of relevant equipment and medical devices. It's likely you'll be working towards a post registration qualification. Above all you'll demonstrate our values, and be committed to succeeding together and driving excellence.

Qualifications:
Registered General Nurse
Evidence of on going professional development
NMC registered

Experience
At least 2 years within an Scrub role within a hospital environment.
Evidence of your ability to lead/guide less experienced staff

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

For more information please contact Craig Travis on (Apply online only) or alternatively email at