Lead Theatre Practitioner

BMI Healthcare
02 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

BMI Bishops Wood Hospital in Northwood is part of BMI Healthcare, 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 Lead 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.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

    Degree, Diploma is essential.Candidate must have ophthalmology scrub experience.Experience in mentoring, training or supervising others.Worked in a senior theatre role.Registered Practitioner with NMC or HCPC registration.Post-registration qualification relevant to functional specialty i.e. Advanced Scrub Practitioner or Surgical First Assistant qualification [for scrub leads]. ENB 998 and/or mentorship course.Approved / recognised anaesthetic course.Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situationsPrevious experience working within an acute healthcare environment.Motivated and enthusiasticPrevious experience working within an acute healthcare environment.Previous experiencing managing and leading a clinical team.

    Duties of this role include:

      Deliver safe quality care for patients during their peri-operative phase of care. To lead and manage a team, coordinating staff training needs and resource requirements within a peri-operative function or surgical specialty.Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating BMI behaviours at all time.Respect the patient’s dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs. Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.Develop a strategy for peri-operative function and/or specialty service, including training and resource needs and implement an action plan to meet objectives.

      Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

      Salary & Benefits:

      BMI Healthcare have committed to being a national living wage employer and offer a competitive starting salary alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

        BMI Healthcare Private Medical SchemeStaff Pension Scheme25 days holiday per annum

        Successful candidate will have opportunity for further development in the form of training and exposure to learn other specialities.

        On site free car parking included.


        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.

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