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Anaesthetics Practitioner

Do you enjoy working in the anaesthetics phase of care? 

Then grab the bull by the horns and grasp on to this opportunity as our client is looking for a skilled anaesthetics practicioner to join their team in tackling the day to day challenges in the world of Theatres. Join our client and their excellent team of Nurses and other healthcare professionals and have the full support of them behind you. Work closley with a tight knit team and family in the Centre of the Capital. Ride a bike, get a bus or a train, whatever your commute entertainment will not fall short. Take in the full experience in the Heart of the country while watching street buskers perform and eating food delievered by the multi-cultured population of the city. Weather its indian, african, japanese or spanish... Central london will not dissapoint.

Duties and Resposibilities 

  • Work as a skilled member of the anaesthetic team, providing the highest standard of patient care, whilst providing assistance and support to the anaesthetic Physician.
  • Carry out nursing/ODP duties within an anaesthetic area according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence based practice.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained and stock managed to ensure economical use of all resources.
  • Liaise and communicate with HSDU, recovery, theatre staff and floor nurses to facilitate a good and smooth patient care.
  • Ensure a welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for our patients, customers and visitors.
  • To carry out nursing/ODP duties within an anaesthetic area according to policies and procedures under the control of the person in charge, reporting any difficulties or concerns.
  • To provide the highest standard of patient care and provide skilled assistance and support to the anaesthetic physician in he anaesthetic area/room.
  • To ensure and ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for patients, customers and visitors
  • To ensure that the safety, privacy and dignity of the patient is maintained at all times throughout the perioperative phase
  • To participate in the on-call rota as required to support the anaesthetic service
  • To liaise and communicate with HSDU, recovery, theatre staff and floor nurses to facilitate smooth patient care.
  • To check and record controlled drugs daily, in accordance with The Clinic’s policy and NMC/HPC professional documents.
  • To ensure that anaesthetic equipment is checked according to policy and recommended good practice, and to ensure that the anaesthetic room is stocked and cleaned after use and CD drugs are checked.
  • To remove from service any equipment for planned preventative maintenance or repair of fault in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • To maintain effective communication skills with patients, consultants, colleagues and senior staff.

Staff Benefits

 

  • Life Insurance.
  • Private Medical Cover.
  • Benefit Platform.
  • Good Value on site resturant.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Gym Memberships. 
  • Annual Leave.

Client Requirements 

  • NMC or HCPC registration (RGN or ODP).
  • Recognised anaesthetic course.
  • Proven experience in an operating theatre environment with relevant experience in anaesthetics.
  • An excellent understanding of the perioperative needs of patients and customers.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work under pressure and flexibly as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated individual who is Punctual, adaptable and continually maintains a professional image.

 

 

 

 

Staff Nurse - Anaestetics

Do you want to work within one of the best theatre department teams in the UK?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

A new position has just been released for an experienced anaesthetic theatre nurse to join our leading private hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic theatre department.

Our mission is to provide first-class independent healthcare for the local community in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment; one in which we would be happy to treat our own families. We make sure we deliver excellent customer service with a smile and create a great first impression while making all patients and guests feel welcome.

Our commitment to delivering high quality healthcare, continuous improvement and innovation is reflected in the numerous awards and quality accreditations gained by the hospital. We are a great place to work and our team are empowered and enabled to deliver exceptional healthcare to our patients.

Our hospital is close to tubes stations including Southfield and Wimbledon Park and mainline connections to Wimbledon. With attractions and social life such as madame Tussauds London, London eye and the Shard all within a 40-minute travel. You will be surrounded by some of London’s great sights.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate anaesthetic, surgical and recovery equipment, drugs and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures incorporating various types of anaesthesia. To ensure the safe care of the patient during their peri-operative phase of care.
  • The ability to co-ordinate the use of the supplies and equipment during the operating list and during the immediate post-operative phase of care ensuring the equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner.
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patient’s identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the anaesthetic and prior to the start of the procedure.
  • Complete mandatory surgical checks prior to the start of the procedure, during and pre wound closure
  • Assist the Anaesthetist throughout the peri-operative phase of care and during the immediate post-operative phase of care as required.
  • Assist the anaesthetist in monitoring the patient’s condition throughout the procedure and continue during the immediate post-operative phase of care. Taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
  • Proactively monitor the patient’s level of discomfort/pain and take appropriate actions to ensure the patient is comfortable.
  • Administer drugs and fluids to the appropriate Aspen Healthcare policy
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient
  • Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including consumables, equipment and drugs.
  • Ensure any accidents or complaints are fully documented and that the appropriate manager is informed
  • Complete all written documentation in a timely manner and to a legible standard.
  • Act as a role model.
  • Promote and ensure an environment conducive to the continuing prevention and control of infection for all staff, patients and visitors.
  • Be aware of and comply with all infection prevention and control policies and ensure best practice is maintained to ensure low infection rates.

Requirements:

  • The post holder will take responsibility and ownership of their professional development plan
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritise and evaluate work carried out by self
  • Establish and maintain effective communications within the department
  • Adhere to Aspen Healthcare policies
  • Work under the direct supervision of the Senior Theatre Team
  • Participate in regular meetings of the Peri-operative Team
  • Participate in mandatory and e-learning training programmes
  • Participate in standards and quality improvement procedures
  • Participate in audits 
  • To comply with Parkside Hospital and departmental policies to provide a safe and effective environment for both patients and staff
  • Commit to the Parkside Theatre Peri-operative Environment’s philosophy of care
  • Support HCA’s in their role
  • Contribute towards maintaining a cost-effective service
  • Contribute to the implementation of change management
  • Always maintain confidentiality / Data Protection Act and 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Retailer discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance helpline 24/7

Theatre Nurse - Anaesthetics

Do you want to work somewhere that wants to make a difference?


If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
A new position has just been released for an experienced Anaesthetic theatre to join one of the leading Private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their dynamic theatre team.

Would you like to work with an independently owned non-profit hospital, where they pride themselves on their values, and putting the patient at the heart of everything they do? Providing exceptional care since 1932, they have 8 premises where they perform highly complex procedures as well as routine surgery & medicine. 

The main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Specialist areas include General surgery, ENT, Gynaecology, Hepatobiliary, Neuro-spinal, Ophthalmic, Orthopaedic, Plastic and reconstructive, Robotic, Urology, Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

As part of the multidisciplinary team the post holder is responsible for the assessment, evaluation and implementation of care given to patients in theatre and the anaesthetic room without supervision. To support the anaesthetist during anaesthesia and deputise for the team leader as and when directed.

The hospital is close to tubes stations including Regents Park, great Portland Street, Baker Street and Marylebone. As well as main line connections to Marylebone and Euston with attractions and social life such as madame Tussauds London, London eye and the Shard all within a 30-minute travel. You will be surrounded by some of London’s great sights.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Working as a skilled member of the anaesthetic team, providing the highest standard of patient care, whilst aiding and supporting the anaesthetic Physician.
  • Carry out nursing/ODP duties within an anaesthetic area according to policies and procedures, contributing to quality improvement, and promoting best evidence-based practice.
  • Develop and enhance the skills and knowledge of others and self.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained, and stock is managed to ensure economical use of all resources.
  • Liaise and communicate with HSDU, recovery, theatre staff and floor nurses to facilitate a good and smooth patient care.
  • Ensure a welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for our patients, customers and visitors.

Requirements:

  • Registered Practitioner with NMC/HPC
  • Recognised anaesthetic course
  • 2 years anaesthetic experience
  • Knowledge of anaesthetic needs of patients and customers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to cope in sensitive and challenging situations
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements with good timekeeping
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Benefits:

  • Contribution Pension Scheme
  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • A Wide Range of Discounts with Retailers and Services
  • Clear Career Development Plan

Theatre Nurse - Anaesthetics

New Opportunity for a Theatre Nurse!

We have some great news. Our client in Surrey is looking for a theatre nurse or ODP to join their team. They are one of the country’s leading, most distinguished and hospitable NHS Trusts! Their focus on clinical excellence mean they are the perfect place to progress as a professional.

Their friendly, compassionate, open culture makes this a special setting to deliver great patient care so if you are a passionate, patient focused Anaesthetics Nurse or ODP looking for a role where you are supported to develop your career then this is the place for you.

They have also recently invested £150m in new facilities to create the best environments for their patients and staff. Camberley is a town in Surrey, England, 31 miles southwest of Central London, between the M3 and M4. Leisure facilities include a nine-screen cinema, a bowling alley, a health and fitness club, cafés and restaurants. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • To support the Theatre Manager in the establishing good working atmosphere and participate in effective/efficient use of staff, supplies and services. 

  • To provide a high level of support to the perioperative team in the delivery of patient care, within the theatre area. 

  • To participate as a skilled member of the theatre team. 

  • To assist in effective communication channels between team members, medical staff, wards, and departments. 

  • To participate in achieving the stated Quality Assurance and Risk Management objectives set by the organisation. 

  • To ensure all equipment is regularly checked and maintained in a safe manner. 

  • Participate in training programmes for junior staff and other disciplines seconded to the department.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse/ Registered Operating Department Practitioner. 

  • Some experience within an operating theatre environment. 

  • BLS 

  • Evidence of team working skills with ability to work using own initiative. 

  • Effective communication, listening and interpersonal skills. 

  • Time management skills. 

  • Ability to fulfil criteria outline in the job description

  • Willing to work across anaesthetics, scrub & circulate 

  • Willing to take part in transfer of patients and other anaesthetic duties elsewhere within the hospital 

  • Ability to work within NATN and CODP guidelines and standards

Benefits

  • Staff Discounts

  • Health and wellbeing checks 

  • Holidays 

  • Pension

  • Travel 

  • Work Life Balance 

  • Key Worker Housing 

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