We have a fantastic opportunity for a recovery practitioner in London at one of the best private hospitals in the UK!
We are looking for someone who takes pride in delighting patients through exceptional care. If you take professional satisfaction in feeling proud of your level of clinical care, and first-class service at the end of each day, you may be a good fit, around like-minded colleagues. You will be an enthusiastic and committed team player with a flexible attitude and physically able to carry out the role. Being sensitive to patient and consultant needs will be at the core of everything you do.
The post holder will:
Be a qualified nurse/ODP registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council/HCPC with an up-to-date PIN number
Work in accordance with the NMC Code of Conduct/HCPC Standards of conduct and other professional guidelines.
Provide expert, holistic care of the highest standard to both perioperative patients and their relatives
Act as an expert clinical resource within theatres
Take direct managerial responsibility for the clinical area in the absence of or as delegated by a Team Leader, Lead Practitioner or the Theatre Manager
Will contribute to the overall good of the organisation by being a positive role model and treat all staff, visitors, consultants and service users with courtesy and respect
Will undertake rotation across the specialities to cover the service where acquired skills allow.
Duties include but are not limited to:
To adhere to the NMC / HCPC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.
Promote and maintain the highest standards of individualised nursing/ODP care according to Policies and Practice, Clinical Guidelines and national standards.
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate the needs of patients on an ongoing basis, coordinating the care given by all members of the clinical teams.
To accurately assimilate and interpret clinical information about the patients’ condition, instigate appropriate remedial action and promptly report changes.
Act as an expert member of the Recovery team.
To act as a resource person to others, providing accurate information, advice and support to the multidisciplinary team, patients and their relatives.
To ensure that accurate records are maintained reflecting both changes in the patient’s condition and the treatment delivered.
To ensure that Clinical Guidelines are implemented and to be actively involved in auditing practice and developing action plans in conjunction with senior colleagues and the Clinical Governance Lead.
To ensure that practice is evidence-based and with support assist in the development of policies and protocols within the clinical area.
To support the process of continuous quality improvement, assisting in audits, etc to formally evaluate standards of care and assist in the implementation of changes in the light of such findings.
Promote adherence to and fully engage with Checklist and 5 Steps to Safer Surgery.