Senior Theatre Scrub Practitioner

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

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Job ref: HJC JES
Published: 10 months ago

We’ve taken our time to find you the best opportunity and here it is!

Our client is in need of a Senior Theatre Scrub Practitioner and they want you to become a valuable part of their team. Offering £47,733 dependent on experience in a full time permanent role. You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week on site at our Hospital/Hospice.


  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards


  • Registered Nurse with recognised post graduate theatre qualification or equivalent experience or Registered ODP with cert HE/Diploma

  • Evidence of continuing professional development

  • Significant post registration skills

  • Ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge base of theatre practice

  • Experience in orthopaedics and Urology

  • Experience in a wide variety of surgeries

  • Specialist knowledge operating theatre care

  • The ability to communicate with clarity and intelligibility in both written and spoken English. Ability to build a rapport, listen, persuade and negotiate

  • Flexibility to change shifts when department needs change

  • Must be able to participate in the on call rota if required

  • Able to operate under pressure, cope with setbacks, self-aware

Duties & responsibilities

  • Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of a high level of peri-operative patient care

  • Leading individual teams in the role of team leader to ensure adherence to the 5 steps to safer surgery and the safe and efficient running of the list.

  • Exhibiting a high level of teamwork with the Theatre Suite and in the wider hospital environment.

  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the theatre suite, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.

  • Effective management of resources within the department

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

  • Ensure all equipment is checked prior to use and any faults reported immediately.

  • Help to prevent cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and a high level of aseptic practice.

  • Prepare patients for invasive procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.

  • Provide initial urgent or emergency care as required


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

020 3002 6305