Theatre Practitioner- Recovery and Admissions- (Medirooms) - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Theatres - Medi-RoomsGrade
Band 5Contract
Up to 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

Southmead HospitalTown
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rataClosing
31/03/2018 23:59

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Theatre Practitioner- Recovery and Admissions- Medirooms- (Registered Nurses or Operating Department Practitioners) Band 5 Up to £28.7k + Excellent NHS BenefitsNurses/ODPs are required by one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts to work within our peri-operative Medirooms. The Mediroom role offers an exciting development of the traditional recovery approach and a chance to be part of an innovative development in perioperative patient care. Each Mediroom is a single patient facility in which you will admit the patient, prepare them for surgery, recover them post operatively and discharge them home / transfer them to an ongoing area of care (such as a ward, ICU etc).Working within our Medi-Room will enable you to develop skills in a range of surgical specialties in a supportive environment. You’ll be based at our state-of-the art £450m Hospital with a basic salary of between £22.1k and £28.7k (AFC Band 5) – depending on experience. WHY APPLY? : This Theatre Practitioner in Medirooms is an excellent opportunity to work within a large and dynamic theatre service boasting 34 operating theatres and interventional suites delivering a wide range of innovative surgery. We will offer you support in extending your skills through the following:• An opportunity to work within a pioneering service- we are the Major Trauma Centre for the South West Region and a specialist regional centre for a number of services, including neurosurgery, renal, plastics, burns and orthopaedics• We offer a vibrant and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued.• Professional Development- access available to a Peri-Operative Development Team to support and facilitate induction and development • Support from a Preceptor, multi-disciplinary colleagues and a dedicated Perioperative Education Team• Regular in-house training programmes and free access to the NBT Theatre Conference• Revalidation support for NMC/HCPC registrants
• Career development - the option for bespoke rotation packages across specialties, and a well-structured and supported preceptorship programme to help you achieve your career aspirations and realise your full potential.
THE ROLE:As a Registered Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner, you will provide support to the team and provide direct patient care in the Mediroom setting, both pre and post-operatively. Key duties will include: • Responsibility for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of patient care for patients in the Medi-Room environment• Identifying individual patient requirements and acting effectively on changing needs, liaising with and directing relevant staff• To take personal responsibility for ensuring that patients are treated with courtesy at all times, the individual needs of patients are respected and confidentially is maintained at all times• Give skilled support to medical staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team.• Administer drugs and treatments as prescribed in accordance with Trust Policies and Standard Operating Procedures. Demonstrates effective communication within departments and multidisciplinary team.• Advise patients, their carers and other staff on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.• Recognise situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individual and institutes preventative measures• To report to the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team any significant changes in a patient’s condition or situation. • To be able to act in emergency situations and to be familiar with emergency procedures including fire and resuscitation. To be responsible for the support and direction of junior staff in such situations according to Trust policyYOU:The successful applicants will be registered Nurses (NMC) or Operating Department Practitioners (HCPC). You will also have:• Knowledge of patient care needs during surgery• The availability to work a full pattern of shifts, including late shifts, week-ends, nights and bank holidays• Evidence of ongoing professional development. • Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and multidisciplinary team.• Experience of supporting students and novice staffIf it’s not for you, please share with anyone who may be interested, thanks!Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975 Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed.Key Words- Recovery, Admission, Discharge, Peri-operative, POCU, Peri Operative Care Unit

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.
Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust has an arrangement with a number of organisations (please find a list below) whereby we confidentially share previous pre-employment information relating to your existing job in order to support an efficient recruitment process for candidates when offered a new position with us.
(University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, North Bristol NHS Trust, Western Area Health Trust, Bristol Community Health, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, North Somerset Community Partnership, NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit and Bristol City Council)
Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

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