Theatre Nurse

Recruiter
Medsolve (UK) Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Title/Role: Theatre Nurse

Nature: Full Time

Department/Branch: Birmingham

Reporting to: Clinic Manager

Role

  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist/scrub with various types of surgical procedures including Vaser liposuction, fat transfer, varicose veins EVLT and phlebectomy procedures.
  • To assist in pre and post operative care of the patient following the procedures.
  • Develop a skill mix that can be adopted in all areas of patient care including out patients.
  • To be responsible for clinical stock control and ordering.
  • Liaison with outside suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Flexibility around business requirements.
  • Cover the out of hours on call phone according to the on call rota.

Customer Service/Patient Focus

  • Follow up care and advice provided to patients using paperwork.
  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements.
  • A high standard of service, professionalism and behaviour is maintained at all times.
  • Escalate any patient queries to the Clinic Manager efficiently and in line with policies.

Policy /Protocols

  • All clinical policies and protocols are followed correctly.
  • Effective contribution is made to the development and implementation of appropriate protocols and procedures.
  • Infection Control compliance, including maintaining audits.

Professional Development

  • Active professional development programme ensures an up to date knowledge of treatment and progress within the specialist areas.
  • Development of own education whilst being supported by training programmes.

General

  • Clinic equipment is used correctly and maintained as per the policy. Damaged or faulty equipment is reported to the manager immediately it is noticed.
  • Other tasks are carried out professionally within the required timeframes.

Uniform

  • Uniform will be provided by the clinic and must be worn on duty.
  • Uniforms are the responsibility of each individual and must be clean at all times. Please refer to the uniform policy.

Care Quality Commission

  • Ensure full compliance in your area of practice under the Health and Social Care act 2008

Skill Required

  • Experienced scrub and assisting skills with aesthetic/cosmetic surgery
  • Customer service
  • Stock control
  • Experience within the private sector preferable but not essential.

Attributes

  • Enthusiasm
  • Motivational
  • Flexible