Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetic

Location Finchley
Discipline: Theatres
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 35000 to 45000
Contact name: Arron Rosen

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Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

My client is looking for an enthusiastic, Hard working and highly motivated Anaesthetic Theatre Practitioner to join their ever growing team.

Their main mission is to provide first-class independent healthcare for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which they would be happy to treat their own families

They are based only a short 10 minute walk from their closest station which is on the northern line

Duties and Responsibilities are as follows:

  •          In partnership with other professionals and disciplines, develop measurable patient care plans/goals. The process should include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care from admission to timely transfer or discharge.

  •          Take charge of the clinical needs of a group of defined patients on the ward /department prioritising workload according to changing clinical need over a 24 period.

  •          Work towards regularly taking charge of the ward/department on occasion prioritising workload according to changing clinical need over a 24 period.

  •          Delegate tasks and activities to a range of team members in relation to patient care (for example when taking charge or as link nurse)

  •          Ensure nursing documentation is maintained, accurate and timely in line with the Trust standard

  •          To demonstrate awareness and compliance with Trust policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.

  •          Promote and maintain a safe environment for patients

  •          Administer medicines in accordance with Trust policy.

  •          Promote a clean environment and the prevention of hospital acquired infection

  •          Respond positively and act promptly to resolve problems/issues for patients/carers, utilising complaints procedures and PALs where appropriate.

  •          Identify record and report all incidents/complaints involving staff, patients and visitors in accordance with NHS Foundation Trust policies and assist in any investigations as required.

  •          Assist with the smooth running of the clinical area by carrying out other duties such as unpacking stores, tidying and cleaning up equipment.

  •          Ensure that the nursing/HCPC practice of the area comply with the Trust’s nursing/HCPC policies and procedures.

  •           Experience working as an Anaesthetics Practitioner/ODP with strong knowledge and experience in anaesthetics and an excellent understanding of the perioperative needs of patients and customers.

  • Carry out nursing/ODP duties within an anaesthetic area according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice