Lead Theatre Practitioner

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Maidstone
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Theatre Practitioner

Full Time

Kent

Salary up to £39,000

We are currently recruiting for an experienced, skilled and competent Lead Theatre Practitioner to join a leading private hospital in Kent in their theatre department. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading private hospital groups and to develop your career with a reputable organisation. This hospital has state-of-the-art facilities including two specialised theatres onsite.

Responsible To

Head Nurse Day Surgery Unit

Key Responsibilities

- To provide senior line management for both the theatres and recovery room.

- Prioritise patient care through out the department, assuming shift leader responsibility allocating staff and resources effectively

- Take responsibility for the initial informal management of sickness, absence and discipline, ensuring all departmental and company policies and guidelines are adhered to

- Provide orientation and support to new staff to the departments - theatres and recovery room

- Support junior staff with supervision and development defining levels of responsibility and role boundaries of junior staff, providing adequate opportunities for them to develop their role

- Take the lead role in event of any major incident within the unit

- To initiate and take responsibility for the reporting of critical incidents and complaints, ensuring action is taken and the process is communicated appropriately

- To be proficient and up to date with theatre procedures, leading to an improvement in patient care developed through the use of evidence based practice

- To participate and assist in the systematic monitoring, review and evaluation of nursing practice through clinical audit

- To participate and assist in the setting of standards of patient care based on sound research findings

Applicants must have the following;

- Registered Practitioner with valid NMC or HPC registration

- Ability to lead and manage a team

- Proven experience in a senior role within theatre

- Previous experience in private healthcare

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Company benefits include;

- 25 Days paid annual leave + Bank holidays

- Defined contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% matched by employer

- Private medical insurance

- Life assurance

- Childcare vouchers

- Bi-annual health Screening

- Family and friends discount on services

- Counselling services 24/7

For more information and or to apply please call Jonny Spence on and or email

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