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