Theatre Practitioner - Scrub Nurse

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 34703 to 41604
Contact name: Khadeejah Khalid

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Job ref: BCKK04
Published: 27 days ago

Fantastic news! Our client in London is looking for a theatre practitioner - scrub nurse to join their team​. Your role as a Scrub Nurse is ensure that we provide the best quality service in a pleasant environment for both staff and patients whilst ensuring that a high quality, cost-effective service is delivered to patients and consultant users. You’ll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, being flexible and supporting with shared tasks.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist in the positioning and preparation of a patient as directed by the surgical team and ensure that any specimens are correctly labelled and dispatched to the laboratory.

  • Help to control cross infection by observing departmental policy regarding dress, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures and asepsis.

  • Participate in induction and orientation programmes for new staff to ensure a welcoming environment.

  • Prepare patients for clinical/ operative procedures, both in anaesthetics and surgery.

  • Provide assistance in clinical/ operative procedures, both anaesthetics and surgery.

  • Take charge of the clinical area in the absence of an advanced practitioner ensuring patient, visitors and staff safety.

  • Assess, plan, deliver and evaluate peri-operative patient care.

  • Participate in the delegation and supervision of junior grades, unqualified and less experienced staff.

What you’ll bring:

  • 1st level registration Adult and/or Children or Diploma or Degree in Health Care Studies / ODP Level 3 NVQ / ODA 752.

  • Previous perioperative experience in all around specialities would be beneficial, Gynaecology, Urology, General, Plastics or Kidney Transplant.

  • NMC or HCPC registered.

  • Ability to deliver high standards of care.

  • Knowledge of current professional nursing issues.