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Theatre Scrub Nurse

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Do you want to work within one of the leading private theatre departments in the UK?

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

A new position has just been released for a theatre scrub nurse to join one of the leading Private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their dynamic theatre department.

Since being established in 1983 in London, we have evolved into one of the UK’s largest providers of plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments with a network of 12 clinics nationwide (from Scotland to the South West) and over 50 surgeons and doctors working with us.

We believe that it is our duty to safeguard our patients and ensure that their experience is a positive one. Our mission is therefore, to ensure we design and deliver care and treatments with client safety at the heart of our decision-making. We aim to achieve an exceptional level of client satisfaction by managing client expectations and ensuring their outcomes are as described. This is achieved through only offering high quality treatments and cosmetic procedures, delivered through skilled, knowledgeable and competent staff whom we believe are amongst the most expert in their field.

We take this very same approach time and time again, for every treatment we offer and every medical professional we work with.

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

  • Participate fully as a team member, sharing knowledge and information and supporting colleagues to support a cohesive team and achievement of team objectives.
  • Demonstrate through a holistic approach to care and day to day clinical issues, an understanding of evidence-based practice.
  • To liaise with Surgeons regarding procedures and requirements.
  • To assist/scrub with various types of cosmetic surgical procedures.
  • To assist in pre-operative care of the patient.
  • To be responsible for clinical stock control and ordering.
  • Liaison with outside suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Participate in the Out of hours on call rota.
  • Follow up care and advice are provided to patients.
  • Patient safety is maintained as a key priority, and in line with CQC requirements.
  • A high standard of professionalism and standards is always maintained.
  • Liaise with the Theatre Co-ordinator.

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse (NMC) or Registered ODP with Outpatient and Pre-Assessment experience
  • Cosmetic/ Aesthetics experience.
  • Operating theatre experience

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and sector leading training
  • Discounted treatments for you and your family
  • Subsidised Private Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Regular social activities

Lead Scrub Practitioner

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Think you have what it takes to be a Lead Scrub Practitioner?

This might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our client in Orpington is looking for a Lead scrub practitioner to take charge of their theatre department. You will be assisting with the management of their 3 state of the art theatres.

Your role will be to plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients. Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects.  To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

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

  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise. 

  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.

  • 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.  

  • To provide a high-profile commitment to professional development, teaching and education for all levels of nursing staff in the hospitals.

  • The post-holder will actively participate in the hospitals 24-hour speciality helpline rota.

  • To participate in MDT and ensure all patients are discussed to maintain rigorous health and safety standards to ensure all procedures at ward and unit level are consistent with set policies.  Adhering to national guidelines, corporate and hospital protocols.

  • To ensure a robust communication system is in place to disseminate information to essential staff and outside agencies.

  • To ensure all patients attending the hospitals receive high quality care.

  • To deal with any verbal or written complaints in a timely manner, acting as required to address any deficiencies highlighted.

  • To act as role model to staff by participating in clinical procedures and demonstrating a high level of knowledge and competence in the delivery of nursing care. To include: Administration of specialist medication as required. Administration / management of other supportive therapies.

  • To participate in nursing/clinical audit to ensure development of a quality service is achieved.

  • To maintain links with specialist Network and other NHS Trusts to raise hospital profile and ensure clinical practice and patient information mirrors national and locally agreed guidance.

  • To be responsible for own development, regularly updating own knowledge and communicating to team members.

  • To participate in the education programme for the hospital – this will include organisation of study days as required, in liaison with the Practice Development and Training Departments.

  • To liaise with team leaders of non-clinical staff in the hospital regarding care of specialist patient’s needs.  This includes communicating information on personal health and safety.

Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organisation and multitasking skills required.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Motivated and enthusiastic.

  • Understanding on workload and shift management.

  • Patient and caring approach to customer care.

  • Studies Registered general nurse level 1. 

  • Experience working within a team model of nursing.  

  • Previous experience working within the acute healthcare sector. 

  • 18 months post registration experience.

  • Experience of customer care,

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 / Diploma / BSc in Nursing. 

  • Evidence of relevant clinical professional development preferably evidenced by certification RN with valid NMC Registration.

  • Excellent clinical applied knowledge which is evidenced based and takes account of national best practice standards. 

  • Basic workload / shift management skills.

  • Mentorship Qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent). Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice. Awareness of NMC Code of Accountability.

  • Awareness of NMC Standards for specialist education and practice.

  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.

  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems. including interacting with challenging customers and situations.

Benefits

  • Annual leave

  • Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Everyday discounts

  • Employee Assistance program

  • Life Assurance

  • Health Assessments

  • Long Service Awards

  • Fitness Discounts

  • Family and Friends discount

  • Paycare cash plan

  • Eye care Vouchers

  • Tastecard

  • Pennies from heaven

  • Season ticket loan

  • Annual Flu Vaccination

Scrub Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? 

Our client is currently looking for a Scrub Theatre Practitioner with Cardiac experience to join their team.  You will be part of a Hospital which has had a 60 million pound investment into their  state-of the-art facility. As a result it now has 6 new Operating Theatres and a 9 bedded Recovery Suite, an enlarged Sterile Services department and dedicated Paediatric facilities.  These new facilities have allowed them to broaden their cardiac surgery programme, supported by a Level 3 Intensive Care and Cardiac Cath Lab as well as introduce Neurosurgery to our list of specialities.   


Requirement

  • NMC registered or HCPC Registered - your pin should not have any restrictions or conditions toll
  • Have a minimum of 24 months, post-graduation and Hospital experience.
  • Have been employed in a surgical/theatre setting with cardiac experience.

Duties

  • Assist in Consultant led surgeries that vary in complexity and specialism.
  • Assess patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload and develop care plans that are appropriate to the patient, taking into consideration the care pathway, perioperative risks and their wellbeing.
  • You will be scrubbing and circulating for various specialties, based in cardiothoracic team.

Benefits

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (rising to 35 days from January 2020)
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park.

Sound like something of interest, Apply today!

Lead theatre practitioner - Scrub

Do you want to work within the largest provider of independent healthcare?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
A new position has just been released for an experienced scrub nurse to join one of the leading Private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their advanced Theatre department.

Would you like to work a team that Focuses on the needs of customers, primarily our patients and consultants? Identifies and prioritises the customer’s needs. Understands situations from the customer's perspective, and provides solutions, which fit the customer's needs. Focuses on customer service and care and takes a proactive approach to their needs and ownership of their issues.

The hospital aims to plan the specialist service for both inpatients and outpatients. Promoting and maintaining high professional standard of nursing; meeting the needs of patients in all aspects. To take the lead across specialist services in agreement with Executive Directors and Directors of Clinical services on initiatives to develop and modernise effective patient centred pathways from diagnosis to discharge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To have shared responsibility for the leadership and operational management of the Theatre Department.
  • As a skilled member of the senior theatre team, to deliver and ensure that standards of patient care are always consistently provided and maintained in accordance with agreed operational policies
  • To assist with the management of the theatre department under the direction of the Clinical Service Manager: Theatres.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating and leading a team of staff in Theatres to deliver skilled and high-quality peri-operative care.
  • Check Operating lists and booking forms in advance to organise any special equipment required. Liaise with Consultants and companies to ensure correct instruments and implants and equipment is ordered and received
  • Appropriately allocate staff to meet the activity. This will involve looking at the off duty, working closely with staff and making changes when and where possible.
  • To book and effectively utilise bank and agency staff ensuring minimum use of temporary staffing.
  • Plan and organise operating lists with Consultants and secretaries
  • To undertake scrub and circulating duties with theatres
  • To work within the role of Advanced Scrub Practitioner with extended skills
  • To participate in the theatre ‘on call rota as required
  • To teach, nurture, supervise and co-ordinate the work of junior staff.
  • To take responsibility for all theatre activities as required.

Requirements:

  • RGN/ODP
  • Mentorship in Practice or equivalent
  • Experience in a senior theatre role.
  • Experience in orthopaedic, gynaecology and general surgery at a senior level
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Good mentor/coaching skills.
  • Application of knowledge of specialised procedures and equipment used in the Operating Theatre

Benefits:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum

Scrub Nurse

Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

If so, We are proud to announce that our client is now recruiting for Scrub to join their hospital, they are looking for a first level Registered Nurse with great communication skills and is committed to delivering the highest standard of care and service to our patients. 

Our client is based in West London and is extremely well located for travel connectivity. Our client is a private organisation and is one of few remaining independent hospitals in the country.

Requirements

  • Registered Nurse (Adult) Part 1 of the NMC register
  • 12 months post-registration
  • 6 months continuous post-registration
  • A team player and good communication skills are essential with the ability to work under pressure and follow instruction
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail
  • Numerate
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Commitment to personal and professional development
  • Flexible and responsive to chane
  • Planning and organisation skills

Duties

  • You have to implement basic nursing care independently.
  • Must be able to implement new/complex care with supervision.
  • You must practise in own clinical area of practice to agreed competency level.
  • Important that you implement research based practice.
  • You have to participate with the multi-disciplinary team in decision making regarding patient care.
  • You need to accurately accurately documents care and evaluate.
  • You will have to recognise potential clinical challenges and ways of dealing with them.
  • You need to utilise resources appropriately to ensure agreed standard of patient care
  • You need to be able to delegate suitable clinical care to junior staff
  • Important that you develop preceptorship skills and actively support peers.
  • You will develop supervisory skills
  • You will participate in the development of local nursing policies and procedures
  • You need to participate in nursing audit and quality initiatives.
  • You must have a basic understanding of theatre budget / resource matters.
  • You need to effectively communicate with patients and colleagues.
  • Must facilitate a question and answer dialogue with patients and relatives.
  • You are to be able to demonstrate listening skills and the use of non-verbal cues.
  • You will evaluate written information and documentation.
  • You have to actively contribute to team discussions

Benefits 

  • Private medical insurance 
  • Life assurance cover 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Staff counselling service 
  • Cycle to wrk scheme 
  • Subsidised meal on duty

Theatre Nurse - Scrub

Do you want to work within one of the leading theatre departments in the UK?

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

A new position has just been released for an experienced 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 Practitioner - Scrub

Do you want to work within one of the leading theatre departments in the UK?

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

A new position has just been released for a theatre scrub nurse to join one of the leading Private Hospitals in the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of their dynamic theatre department.

Would you like to work in a leading private Hospital which offers the highest standards of clinical and personal care across a multitude of specialities for private patients, insured patients and patients referred through the NHS?  Set in pleasant grounds at Colman Hill, which is conveniently located on the outskirts of Halesowen, only three miles from junction 3 of the M5 and 10 miles from Birmingham city centre. Our team of highly experienced consultants deliver a wide range of surgeries and treatments and some of our key specialties include Cosmetic, Hip and Knee, Spinal, Eye, Hernia, Foot and Ankle and Urology Services. We also have a dedicated Physiotherapy department which offers a comprehensive programme of treatments for patients and supports them with their rehabilitation process.

The hospital provides fantastic facilities for patients including two state-of-the-art operating theatres, an endoscopy theatre and a full diagnostic service on site. Patients who require overnight stays following surgery can also benefit from private en-suite rooms on the hospital Ward.  It is to see a further development and increase in facilities this year which will include an additional theatre and designated ambulatory unit as a minimum.

Are you a scrub nurse who is keen to develop your theatre skills dealing with a variety of specialities?  If this sounds like something you would relish, then we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our committed Theatre team.

Our Theatre department is extremely busy, working with Consultants from a wide range of clinical disciplines.  You will have the opportunity to broaden your experience by managing a stimulating case mix.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting in assessing patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload.
  • Promoting best practice and contributing towards quality improvements.
  • Act in a professional manner always when dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Promote the company in a positive manner both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate a good work ethic that includes punctuality, integrity, respect of others and a commitment to professional practice.
  • Be responsible and accountable for own designated responsibilities.
  • Participate in the annual Performance Development Review process.
  • Undertake reasonable training and development in order to retain and improve upon existing skills.
  • Treat all customers with respect and equality whilst meeting all aspects of our services in a timely and professional manner.
  • Maintain communication networks with key senior managers, staff and other stakeholders so that quality business outcomes are achieved.
  • Dress and personal presentation reflect the requirements of the hospital Dress Code.
  • Promote the services and people of the hospital to both internal and external clients.

Requirements:

  • Current NMC or HCPC registration
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Comprehensive understanding of relevant clinical standards
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A good standard of computer literacy
  • The ability to work within a team
  • The ability to time-manage
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to be flexible during periods of low activity and work extra hours where required
  • Ability to work shift patterns including days, weekends, bank holidays and on-calls

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant
  • Free Off-Site Parking

Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

Whats your favourite part of Theatre ?

Our client is looking for a success driven, motivated individual who shares the hospitals nuturing passion and inclination to want to help people on a daily basis.

Why not join our client, one of the best private groups nationally, surrounded by a rural setting and view that can quite literally take someones breath away. Whether your on break or commuting to and from work you will allways have a peaceful setting to brighten up your day.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Caring for patients after surgery recovering from sedation
  • Review patient charts and confirm data
  • Ensure medical equipment needed for surgery is available
  • Follow surgeon's directions
  • Pass medical equipment/s to the surgeon
  • Monitor patient's condition during surgery

Benefits 

  • Up to 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Plenty of room for Progression

What our client is looking for...

  • NMC registered nurse or HCPC registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP).
  • Be motivated and enthusiastic about your own professional development and keen to enhance skills and competencies within the team.

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