Orthopaedic Theatre Practitioner

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

Contact email: h.cooney@t2healthcare.com
Job ref: HJC FOS
Published: 30 days ago

​Our Orthopaedic specialist clinic are looking for YOU to join their team of professionals!

Based in Central London our clients specialise in everything Orthopaedics and are looking for a Scrub Nurse to join their theatre team. This is a permanent role in which you will be required to fulfil 37.5 hours of work per week. Dependent on experience you will be able to earn a salary of up to £38,000 per year plus benefits.

Responsibilities

•Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures

•Providing initial emergency care as required.

•Working with members of the multi-disciplinary Theatre team following local protocols and standards.

•Ensuring that the patient’s comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times.

•Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical instruments and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of surgery prior to use and any faults reported to the Theatre Manager immediately.

•Coordinate the use of supplies and equipment during the operating list, ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner. Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including consumables, equipment and drugs.

•Promote and ensure an environment conducive to the continuing prevention and control of infection for all staff, patients and visitors.

•Ensure any accidents or complaints are fully documented and that the appropriate manager is informed.

•Maintain the safe custody, handling of drugs in accordance with our policy

•Participate in education, training and development of other staff.

•Actively contribute to changes in practice and policies when changes have arisen which may follow an audit, complaint or newly issued guidance.

•Adhere to our policies and procedures as well as NMC and/or or HPC Codes of Practice.

•Undertaking any other duties as required by the line manager.

Requirements

•Registered Nurse/ODP

•Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in surgical practice including perioperative and orthopaedic experience

•Evidence of clinical reasoning and sound decision-making skills across a varied patient case mix.

•Highly organised with outstanding attention to detail and the ability to prioritise information and workload appropriately

•Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, reacting quickly in an emergency when required

•Effective communicator with the ability to build professional relationships.

•Aware of developments within profession

•Able to work as part of a team within set boundaries

•Evidence of continuous professional development

•Flexible and adaptive to changing situations

Benefits

•Lifestyle benefits and discounts with Perkbox

•26 days annual leave, rising by 1 day every 2 years, up to 31 days

•Clinical roles work 4 or 5 days per week

•Full medical insurance, including dental treatment.

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

h.cooney@t2healthcare.com

020 3002 6305