Scrub Practitioner

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

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Job ref: HJC OWS
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 for motivated and highly skilled Registered Nurse to join the team in our Surgery Centre in Central London, a facility offering a new perspective on day surgery in the U.K. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with leading specialists across multiple specialities as we embark on an exciting journey that offers huge personal and professional opportunities for all involved. Future plans include development of other centres in the UK and internationally.


·         Registered Nurses with current NMC registration (essential) or Registered ODP's with scrub training and registered with HCPC

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

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

·         Experience in providing safe and effective intraoperative service in various specialities (desirable)

·         Experience in independent problem solving as needed in any surgical setting (desirable)



         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

         Carry out scrub duties according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice

         Promote a patient focused approach to care in collaboration with all relevant healthcare professionals

         Provide managerial accountability in the absence of the Theatre Coordinator under the supervision of the Theatre Manager

         In addition to clinical duties, the direct supervision and training of junior staff will be your responsibility in order to ensure the provision of a high quality and cost-effective service to patients and users

         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 and other 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

         Undertake all activities in a professional and proficient manner, including mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure

         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 £50,000.00 (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