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Theatre Team Lead

Apply now and become a valued member of staff at this immaculate hospital

With a full multi-disciplinary medical team onsite, our client practices some of the most advanced treatments on the latest generation imaging and diagnostic technology. This means they can offer everything from screening and rehabilitation through to leading-edge surgical procedures in specialist fields like neurology, orthopaedic and cosmetic surgery - all delivered through expert clinical teams.

What you will be bringing to the team

Your role will be to provide excellent planned care for patients requiring perioperative intervention, supporting the management team and organisation of care provision in the operating theatre, taking on the roles of a scrub practitioner, dual role and advanced scrub practitioner

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or ODP qualification
  • Surgical First Assistant qualification is desirable but training can be provided within the role
  • English National Board Advanced scrub practitioner qualification in perioperative practice
  • Must have experience in analysing staff and theatre management problems and coming up with viable solutions
  • Must have experience of working as an advanced perioperative practitioner in and across surgical teams
  • Competent across a range of either surgical, anaesthetic or post-anaesthesia, management and leadership skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge

Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • Discount and cashback for over 100 retailers
  • Free annual wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with a free onsite car park
     

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Theatre Practitioner - Anaesthetics

We are currently working in partnership with one of the biggest Private Hospital Organisations in the UK and we want YOU to be a part of the team.


Their Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey is currently looking for a Theatre Practitioner specialising in Anaesthetics, to join their team of staff in the Theatre department.

 

You will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered ODP
  • Excellent clinical skills in Anaesthetics and Recovery
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Surgical and aseptic technique principles
  • Familiar with the concept of clinical governance and its components
  • Knowledge of decontamination principles compliant with HTM 2030/2010
  • Experience in a mixed speciality theatre in more than one area
  • Committed to excellence
  • Patient focused

Role and responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the daily running of the operating theatre suite, ensuring the provision of the highest standards of care and services in keeping with the philosophies of the hospital and department, NMC / HPC Code and the hospital policies and protocols.
  • To deputise in the absence of the sister
  • To adhere at all times to the policies and procedures laid down by the Hospital and company
  • To communicate effectively with all departments within the Hospital

In return, you will receive an outstanding benefits package and access to a leading training programme designed to assist their staff with career progression, both in clinical and management areas.


Benefits package:

  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Private Pension scheme

Lead Theatre Practitioner - Scrub

T2Healthcare are currently working with Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare in Kent, and they currently looking for a Lead Theatre Practitioner- Scrub, to join a team of dedicated staff in the Theatre department.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To have shared responsibility for the leadership and operational management of the Theatre Department.
  • As a skilled member of the senior theatre team, you will deliver and ensure that standards of patient care are consistently provided and maintained at all times 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, 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.

Main 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
  • Staff management
  • Experience in undertaking appraisals
  • Current and up to date specific to specialty

Benefits:

  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum and many more!

HDU Recovery Lead

A great opportunity has come available for an experienced Critical Care Nurse with HDU experience to lead the HDU/Recovery team at the largest independent charity Hospital in the UK.

The Hospital is located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, their independent private Hospital has just been rated the number one in the country for care in the latest Bupa survey. 
You will lead the team to provide level 2 critical care of surgical and medical patients and level 3 critical care as required via their 3 bedded HDU.  You will also be responsible for overseeing the hospital Outreach system and day to day management of the Theatre Recovery Unit.

Responsibilities

Managerial

  • To manage and lead the unit on a continual basis, to provide support to the Duty Managers Ward Managers and Theatre Suite
  • To provide supervision and support to the team.
  • To Deliver an Outreach service to the ward, offering support and guidance in the care of the acutely unwell patient.
  • To assist in the planning and the delivery of individualised, safe, effective and evidence based patient care
  • To ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for patients and their families.
  • To manage the department and the resources, including the staffing resources within the agreed annual budget set.
  • To undertake tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Theatre Manager, Chief Nursing Officer and Deputy Nursing Officer, supporting the management and development of the nursing service of the Hospital.
  • To undertake the Duty Manager role as required
  • To work closely with the Consultant Users of the Ward
  • To participate in presenting and delivering teaching sessions for the clinical staff
  • To undertake mentoring of staff and performance review appraisals
  • To undertake risk assessments in accordance with the Hospitals policies, procedures and standards and national regulations
  • To ensure the unit meets ICS, CQC and BARNA standards.
  • To ensure the standard of documentation is in line with the Hospitals policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Leadership and management of HDU and Recovery staff
  • Responsibility for working with the Critical Care Fellows to ensure the rota is covered and where any difficulties with cover this is escalated

Clinical

  • Exhibiting best practice standards at all times and be a role model for the team.
  • Assessing, planning, delivering and evaluation of a high level of critical care for patients
  • Delivery of a high level of post anaesthetic care for patients within the Theatre Recovery Room
  • Working with the Anaesthetic team to deliver high quality, safe patient care.
  • Promote the safety, wellbeing and interests of patients, visitors and staff to the clinical areas
  • Active member of the emergency response team.
  • Participation in the on-call rota and internal rotation of shift (inc night duty if required)
  • Exhibiting a high level of teamwork with the unit and in the wider hospital environment.
  • Participate fully as a team member, including working in all areas of the HDU and Theatre Suite, to promote a cohesive team and the achievement of team objectives.
  • Participate in education, training and development of other staff.
  • Provide initial urgent or emergency care as required
  • Ensure a commitment to improve existing skills within the critical care and post-operative environment.

Benefits

The hospital is passionate about providing their employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, they can offer you a wide range of benefits; from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension.

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee “Service Excellence” recognition rewards

If you are ready for a new challenge and would like to know more about this position simlpy apply and one of our experts will be in touch. 

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