SA-0003
£31,000 - £35,000

Our Client has released an exciting role for a high calibre theatre practitioner to join their award-winning Theatre Team.This is a great opportunity to join their orthopaedic and spinal hospital in London (Marylebone).

Requirements

  • The job holder must have Assistant Practitioner Foundation Degree (Level 5) or equivalent.
  • In addition to that you will also have GCSE in Maths, English at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with customers in challenging situations.
  • Previous experience working within the acute healthcare sector,
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
  • Motivated and enthusiastic,
  • Holding a caring and Professional nature,
  • Drive and enthusiasm, Ability to work in a team, and using own initiative,
  • Punctual and reliable.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Assemble, check and prepare the appropriate surgical equipment, instruments, and consumables for a wide range of operative procedures.
  • Coordinate the use of supplies and additional equipment during an operating list, ensuring the equipment is used appropriately and safely.
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks including informed consent, patient’s identity and operative site against the supporting documentation, prior to the start of the procedure.
  • 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.
  • Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors.
  • Monitor the patient’s condition throughout the procedure, taking appropriate action to manage any arising complications through contingency planning.
  • Conduct mandatory patient checks in accordance with policy, WHO Checklist and NPSA Five Steps to Surgical Safety.
  • Monitor, order, receive and check stock items including prosthesis, equipment/instruments and drugs.
  • Administer any drugs or fluids in accordance with the appropriate Clinic policy.
  • 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 an acceptable level.
  • Delivery of quality care within the CQC standards relevant to the department.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to ensuring quality services are delivered to both internal & external stakeholders through continuous improvement activities.
  • Demonstrate awareness of regulatory requirements, taking appropriate action to ensure these requirements are implemented and adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance with all Infection Prevention and Control policies and procedures understanding your role in the prevention of infection in patients and staff.
  • Your level of training and experience means you can work alone, without supervision.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary range
  • Employer matched pension scheme.
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • The opportunity to develop your skills and expertise by working in a specialist environment alongside leading experts.
  • A chance to be at the forefront of best practice with our award-winning approach to quality outcome measurement.
  • Be part of exciting new projects to inspire and challenge you.