Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse

Location Kensington
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30,000 - £40,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Published: about 1 month ago

​Not getting enough out of your current role?

If so, we are working with an award-winning private hospital based in Kensington, who are actively looking for an Orthopaedic Scrub Nurse, who is eager to take their career to the next level.

They champion diversity and understand the importance of their people representing the communities and customers they serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

They have 5 operating suites catering for Cardiac, Orthopaedics, ENT and Ophthalmic, Plastics, General/Vascular, Urology and Gynaecology.

Duties:

  • Your role as a Scrub Practitioner is to ensure that they 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.

  • Their main adult theatre is a busy and dynamic environment, setting the benchmark for clinical excellence.

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Benefits:

  • 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 our annual awards ceremony.

The hospital is in walking distance Earls Court Station and Gloucester Road Station. It is also surrounded by different shops, bars and restaurants.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.