Operating Department Practitioner - NHS - ODP - Bristol

Liquid Healthcare
Bristol (City Centre)
£21,909 - £28,462/Year
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Operating Department Practitioner - NHS - ODP - Band 5 - Bristol - £21,909 - £28,462 per annumAdditional funding for anaesthetic qualification available. I am currently recruiting for band 5 Operating Department Practitioners ( ODP ) for a mediroom service in Bristol. This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop or start your career within the NHS and work within a mediroom setting, where you will have 1-1 patient contact.They offer additional funding for qualifications including anaesthetics, which would be an excellent opportunity for an ODP who has a keen interest in this field.The hospital is able to support Operating Department Practitioners of all levels of experience to move into the mediroom services by using simulation theatres and a fantastic induction to get ODP's up to speed. The mediroom is an exciting concept enabling more patient to theatre staff contact. As a Operating Department Practitioner ( ODP ) you will scrub and treat patients in a wide variety of surgical procedures, where full training and support is given.As an NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, you will benefit from:Relocation packageSkype interviews are availableSimulation trainingFunding for additional qualifications including anaestheticsPension schemeAs an NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, your job duties will include:Ensure skilled care is given to patients either by themselves or junior staff within the department or outside areasTo maintain standard documentation in accordance with the NMC Standards for Records and Record KeepingAble to identify the specific perioperative needs of patients undergoing a variety of surgeries.To act as a ODP for a variety of specialities carried out within the department as directed.To assist in the handover of care to the Mediroom areaTo support the anaesthetic and Mediroom staff as and when requiredPlan, implement and evaluate patient care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary teamMaintain the safety and wellbeing of patients, their relatives and staff in accordance with Health and Safety policiesEnsure all equipment is cleaned, checked daily and maintained and take appropriate action in regards to faulty equipment as per Trust policyParticipate in the ordering and training of new equipmentTake responsibility for ensuring safe lifting techniques when assisting in the movement and lifting of patients and equipmentReport to the Team Leader/Clinical Coordinator accidents, incidents and complaints and drug deficiencies affecting patients, staff, supplies and servicesCommunicate effectively at all times and maintain a harmonious working environment.Take an active role in maintaining effective communication with all disciplines.Assist in the care, labelling and dispatch of specimens for laboratory examination.Assist in maintaining the accurate collection of data in relation to theatre in order that statistics may be accurately compiled.Participate in audit and researchEnsure the understanding of the nature of confidentialityEnsure the economical use of resources.Development of own and others professional practice in line with personal development planAs as NHS Operating Department Practitioner - ODP, you must have:An Operating Department Practitioner ( ODP ) qualificationA current, valid registration with the HCPCThe legal right to work in the UKFor more information on this role please contact James at Liquid Healthcare on 0161 234 9785 or email j.lewis@liquidhc.com