Theatre Practitioner - Scrub - Orpington

BMI Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in our 58 hospitals in the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people. We have an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatres department covering Scrub.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 have the following:NMC/HPC RegisteredScrub experience at band 5 or equivalentEvidence of Continuing Professional DevelopmentCurrent and up to date specific to theatre practiceClinical GovernanceHealth and SafetyInfection ControlGood communication skills both verbal and writtenGood interpersonal skillsApplication of knowledge of specialised procedures and equipment used in the operating theatre.Duties of this role include:To have shared responsibility for the planning and implementation of the care of peri-operative patients whilst in the theatre department.To ensure that high standards of patient care and safety are consistently maintained at all timesTo consistently work in accordance with policies and proceduresTo undertake scrub and circulating duties in a variety of surgical specialtiesAssess, implement and evaluate nursing care delivery, providing high standards of clinical and customer careTo maintain safe custody, administration and documentation of drugsTo take part in the ‘on call’ rota as requiredTo assist in the setting and maintenance of clinical standards and implementation of clinical audit findingsTo support and mentor students and junior staff and undertake training and updates as requiredTo communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team. Patients, relatives and visitorsTo report incidents, accidents, near misses and complaints in an appropriate and timely mannerTake part in department auditsIdentify own learning needs/professional developmentPlease 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 SchemeChildcare VouchersStaff Pension Scheme25 days holiday per annumInterested?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.