Lead Theatre Practitioner

Recruiter
BMI Healthcare.
Location
Lancaster
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
04 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BMI Lancaster Hospital in Lancaster 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 their team of staff 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 Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty i.e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant qualification [for scrub leads].
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course.
  • Approved / recognised anaesthetic course.
  • ILS.
  • Mentorship qualification
  • ILM3
  • Significant post-registration experience within a high acuity specialty.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations
  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare environment.
  • Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical team.
  • Drive and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work in a team, and using own initiative.
  • Punctual and reliable

Duties of this role include:

  • Deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. To lead and manage a team, coordinating staff training needs and resource requirements within a peri-operative function or surgical specialty.
  • Lead in the delivery of patient care, acting as functional / specialist practitioner.
  • Ensure that patient safety checks are carried out in accordance with the policy and that all practitioners adhere to the policy.
  • Contribute to quality improvement.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Promote best evidence based practice within own scope of practice

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