Theatre Sister

Location North London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££42,000 - £47,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Published: about 1 month ago

​Are you not getting enough out of your current role?

If so, we are working with a leading, independent, private hospital who are currently looking for a new Theatre Sister to join their well-established team.

They have been providing care and medical services for 30 years. The hospital prides themselves on their high standards of clinical care, friendly atmosphere and continuing investment in facilities, technology and training.

This role would ideally suit an experienced Staff Nurse who is ready for the next step in their career.

Duties:

  • Lead the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.

  • Lead the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity

  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients; demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.

  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience

  • Contribute to quality improvement.

  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly.

  • Achieve agreed objectives and demonstrating Aspen values at all time.

  • Respect the patient’s dignity, privacy, wishes and beliefs.

  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.

  • Develop a strategy for peri-operative function and/or specialty service, including training and resource needs and implement an action plan to meet objectives.

  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anaesthetic equipment, emergency drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anaesthesia.

  • Conduct mandatory patient safety checks in conjunction with the team and according to policy, including ‘pause’ prior to administration of regional anaesthesia.

  • Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the surgical procedure, during and pre wound closure in line with policy. Ensuring that all swab, instrument and needle counts are conducted and documented.

  • Assemble, prepare and check the appropriate recovery equipment, consumables and drugs to ensure appropriate and safe care of the patient during immediate post-operative phase of care.

  • The ability to coordinate the use of supplies and additional equipment during the immediate post- operative phase of care ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely.

  • Assist the anaesthetist during the immediate post-operative phase of care as and when required.

Requirements:

  • Registered with the NMC/HPCP.

  • Relevant post registration courses appropriate to the post.

  • Experience in Ophthalmology, ENT & MAX/FAX.

  • Evidence of ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business.

  • SFA/SCP qualification

  • Previous experience working within an acute healthcare

They offer a competitive package of benefits to all permanent staff members.

The hospital is located in Putney and is walking distance of Putney Station, East Putney Station and Putney Bridge Hospital. It is also nearby to Putney Leisure Centre as well as other bars, restaurants, and shops.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.