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Theatre Scrub Nurses

Sophie Bell & Associates
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Up to £40,223 + fantastic benefits

Monday to Friday plus paid overtime

Role Overview

Your role as a Scrub Practitioner is to ensure that our Client continues to provide 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 main adult theatre is a busy and dynamic environment, setting the benchmark for clinical excellence. There are 5 operating suites catering for Cardiac, Orthopaedics, ENT and Ophthalmic, Plastics, General/Vascular, Urology and Gynaecology. Our Client works with surgeons who are the best in their specialities carrying out simple to the more complex surgeries.

What you'll do:

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 bring:

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 with orthopaedics.

Why this role?

Our Clients benefits are driven by what matters to their people. It's important to them 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

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 the annual awards ceremony

Diversity and Inclusion

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