First Assistant / Advanced Scrub Practitioner - Ilford

Appoint Group
£38,000 - £40,000/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
First Assistant / Advanced Scrub PractitionerNorth East LondonFull Time 37.5 hours per weekSalary: £38,000 - £40,000 per annumOur client is looking for a skilled First Assistant/Advanced Scrub Practitioner to join their ever growing Theatre Team. The Hospital 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 healthcareSkills & Experience- Relevant Experience as Advanced Scrub Practitioner- Effective communication and interpersonal skills- Ability to prioritise and manage workload within the departmentQualifications- NMC Registered Nurse Part 1 / HCPC Registered Practitioner- Qualification as Advanced Scrub Practitioner or equivalentFor more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on 01489 774208 and or email