Theatre Practitioner - Scrub - 132

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Theatre Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.

This is a FULL time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Duties of this role include:
Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures
The ability to coordinate the use of the supplies and additional equipment during an operating list ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely
Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patients identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the procedure
Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
Monitor the patient's condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning
Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient
Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including prosthesis, equipment/instruments and drugs

Applicants should have the following:
Registered Practitioner with NMC or HPC registration
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills

External Advanced Scrub Practitioner qualification.
ENB 998 and/or mentorship course and/or D32/33/A1

For more details please contact the Permanent Recruitment Team at Capita Healthcare on (01737) 336 397

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