Theatre Nurse, Orthopaedics, Scrub Nurse, Permanent Job, London
Your new company
Hays Healthcare is in partnership with an internationally renowned private hospital located in the South Kensington area of London.
The Hospital offers treatment for both adults and children and are dedicated to providing world-class care to our patients.
The Hospital is seeking an experienced Scrub Practitioner who has a strong background within Orthopaedics
Your role as a Scrub Practitioner is to ensure that the Hospital provides the best quality service in a pleasant environment for both staff and patients whilst ensuring that a high quality, cost effective service is delivered to patients and consultant users.
You'll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, being flexible and supporting with shared tasks. The Hospital's adult theatre is a busy and dynamic environment, setting the benchmark for clinical excellence. The Hospital has 5 operating suites catering for Cardiac, Orthopaedics, ENT and Ophthalmic, Plastics, General/Vascular, Urology and Gynaecology.
Your new role
Assist in the positioning and preparation of a patient as directed by the surgical team and ensure that any specimens are correctly labelled and dispatched to the laboratory.
Prepare patients for clinical / operative procedures and provide immediate post-operative care.
Take charge of the clinical area in the absence of an advanced practitioner, ensuring the safety of patients, visitors and staff.
Provide assistance to the consultants during all surgical procedures whether under local/regional/sedation/ general anaesthetic.
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.
What you'll need to succeed
NMC Registered Nurse (Adult and/or Children).
Alternatively, HCPC registered with a Diploma or Degree in Health Care Studies / ODP Level 3 NVQ / ODA 752.
Experience of working within an acute hospital setting with a minimum of 2 years' experience within orthopaedics.
What you'll get in return
Their benefits are driven by what matters to their people. It's important to the organisation that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. As a Scrub Nurse, you'll be eligible for:
One off Golden Handshake payment (T's and C's apply)
Payment of Professional Registration fees
Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
An enhanced pension plan, life insurance and income protection
Annual performance-based bonus
Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass
Various family friendly benefits
Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work
Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony
What you need to do now
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