Operating Department Practitioner

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

Contact email: h.cooney@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: HJC OWODP
Published: 5 months ago

Are YOU fed up with your current work life? Why don’t YOU make a difference TODAY and work with one of the BEST HOSPITALS in London?

We are seeking motivated and highly skilled Operating Department Practitioners to join the team at our Surgery Centre. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with leading specialists across multiple specialties as we embark on an exciting journey that will offer huge personal and professional opportunities for all involved.



·         Registered Operating Department Practitioners with current HCPC registration (essential)

·         A minimum of 1 year post registration experience in a theatre setting (essential)

·         Current BLS certification (essential) ILS certification (preferred)

·         Experience in providing recovery care to patients having undergone all aspects of anaesthesia, including sedation, local or general anaesthesia, and regional blocks (desirable)

·         Experience of working in pre-operative setting with responsibility for pre-operative assessment, cannulation and preparation for patients for surgery (desirable)

·         Excellent organisational skills

·         The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         The ability to set, implement and evaluate standards of practice

·         The ability to work across functions and to manage pressure

·         Strong numeracy and literacy skills



·         Works collaboratively with the healthcare team to prepare the operating theatre according to requirements of patient, physician, and procedure, to include but not be limited to, assembling and providing properly functioning equipment, supplies, and instruments

·         Works collaboratively with healthcare team and consultants to ensure preference cards are current and accurate

·         Ensures the appropriate and safe positioning of the patient according to patient need, planned procedure and monitors throughout procedure

·         Monitors and ensures aseptic technique is maintained at all times when required

·         Coordinates and manages traffic flow through theatre while procedures are being performed

·         Supports theatre team by providing effective management of equipment and supplies throughout procedure, problem solves as needed

·         Ensures sterility and/or high level disinfection of instruments and supplies according to policy and procedure

·         Manages tissue specimens accurately according to policy and procedures

·         Administers medication(s) per consultant request and documents appropriately

·         Monitors patient condition and maintains accurate documentation during procedure

·         Documents accurately, legibly and in a timely manner following policies and procedures

·         Considers cost containment by ordering and using supplies economically and by managing efficient patient flow

·         Organises activities, equipment, supplies, and personnel to provide effective and efficient case management

·         Transports patients to or from the operating theatre, observing policies, procedures, and safety requirements

·         Proactively participates as a team member in all aspects of the surgical process

·         Actively participates in quality assessment and performance improvement activities

·         Provides comfort and reassurance to patient & maintains patient’s privacy and dignity

·         Adheres to professional code of conduct



·         Competitive salary starting from £35,000 (Depending on experience)

·         Attractive performance-linked incentives

·         Private healthcare

·         Contributory pension scheme

·         25 days holiday


Get in touch today if this opportunity interests you or apply now to be considered.


020 3002 6305