Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetic

Dutton Recruitment
Poole, UK
Closing date
1 Nov 2020

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Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetic

Weekend Work Only

Daily rate: £300 p/d

As the Theatre Practitioner, you will be accountable for providing high quality clinical assistance to the Anaesthetist during surgical procedures. You will ensure that professional and national standards are met in accordance to the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), Health Professions Council (HPC) and HCA's Code of Conduct. You will also be responsible for assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients undergoing surgical procedures and will need to prepare the Anaesthetic room according to the individual needs of the patient and Anaesthetist.

Duties & Responsibilities

Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.

Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.

Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures, both anaesthetics and surgery.

Provide initial emergency care as required

Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.

Adhere to the procedures for the use of supplies, ordering requirements for the Department as directed by line manager.

Ensure the accurate collection of data in relation to theatre activity.

Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with hospital policy.

Participate in the reporting of incidents and comply with any ensuing investigations.

Skills & Experience

RGN or registered OPD

Anaesthetics course

Evidence of on-going professional development

Mentorship course or willingness to undertake the course

Airway Management and care of the unconscious the patient

Effective communication and ability to maintain accurate documentation

Excellent interpersonal skills

Knowledge of different emergency situations

For further information, please contact me on (phone number removed)
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